Welcome to Blue Collar StartUp the podcast.    
Our Mission is Simple: To facilitate the growth and development of Blue Collar businesses. We will showcase REAL Blue Collar businesses in interviews, and use these stories to help educate and empower the next generation of trades workers to become Blue Collar business owners.   

In this Episode our Host Mike Nelson Interviews Josh Jewett from Cole’s Collision. Some really great stories on growing a business from 0-90 employees with multiple locations and more! Definitely a don’t miss episode.

Watch on Youtube: https://youtu.be/MUCmeTQGtIg

Welcome to Blue Collar StartUp the podcast.

Our Mission is Simple: To facilitate the growth and development of Blue Collar businesses. We will showcase REAL Blue Collar businesses in interviews, and use these stories to help educate and empower the next generation of trades workers to become Blue Collar business owners.




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17:29 Hailstorm - A saving grace

21:09  Networking is working

24:00 ish - Growth through acquisition

26:55 - When things go south…

28:40 Trying to grow a business not kill a business

30:43 - Quadrupling the business

37:16 Growing or dying

37:53 Biggest Challenge 

42:20 Mini Companies inside your company

45:22 Certifications 

47:22 The mosaic basic things you need as a solid employee

47:38 Apprentice program




Episode

Details

  • Interviewer

    Michael Nelson

  • Guest

    Josh Jewett

  • Run time

     55 Minutes 16 Seconds

  • Air date

    May 3rd, 2022


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