State of Work

Reflections on the state of work. Looking for what's next.

An Interview with Bobby from TRT Pressure Washing & Window Cleaning

Bobby from TRT Pressure Washing & Window Cleaning tells us his story of losing his job, starting up a business, and expanding that business. He offers some great advice for folks starting their own service business.

Posted in State of Work Nov 06, 2018

An Interview with Derek from Roman Paint Pros

Derek, who runs Roman Paint Pros, was kind enough to talk with us about the details of running a service business. We discuss why he decided to restart the family painting business, online marketing, and more.

Posted in State of Work Aug 20, 2018

Running a Service Business with Matt from Hawkins Wildlife Control

We asked Matt, the owner of Hawkins Wildlife Control, several questions about running his business. From getting a business started, to hiring employees and advice for anyone looking to get into wildlife control.

Posted in State of Work Jul 25, 2018

Is BBB Accreditation Worth It for Your Business?

The Better Business Bureau has a long history of helping consumers choose a trusted business to work with. We'll help you determine if becoming accredited is right for your business.

Posted in Business, State of Work Dec 06, 2017

Work Smart AND Hard

We recently came across an interview with Mike Rowe from a few years ago. Mike has been a champion of the trades and "dirty jobs" for a while, so we always listen when he has something to say. The entire interview was great, but one thing he mentioned in the interview that really stuck with us was his recollection of a poster in his high school guidance counselor's office.

Posted in State of Work Jan 24, 2017