FEBRUARY 5, 2016
In This Issue
Leadership Academy Roundtable Discussion
Million Dollar Roundtable
Contractor College Live
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A leader's job description can seem like an ever-growing list 
of bullet points. We welcome PDCA leaders to our panel this month to share the art of delegation. They will share their expertise in leading, motivating, 
and importance of delegating to their teams in both PDCA and business.

Make plans to join us on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time for a rich one-hour interview and roundtable discussion, and learn how other Council, Forums, and Companies across the country are thriving!

The call will take place at 10:00 am PT, 11:00 am MT, 12:00 pm CT, and 1:00 pm ET.

The Panelists:
Darylene Dennon, owner of Solid Energy for over 27 years, Past Chair National Board of Directors PDCA, numerous national Committees, and Local Council and Chapter. Active in her community she is a Board member  of Master Builders Career Connection and 2014 Women of the Year and the 2015 Woman of the year NationĀ­al Association of Home Builders.
Nigel Costolloe, chief strategist, tactician and occasional estimator of Catchlight Painting; owner of Boston-based residential paint company with a staff of 22, Past President of the North East Council, Residential Forum, Treasurer of Newton Chapter and serves on the National Board of Directors.

Kevin Calmes, owner of Oklahoma City based residential painting company, Legacy Painting, OK President of Mid America Council, Volunteer extraordinary for Oklahoma City PDCA members.

Register here  to join the Leadership Academy Roundtable discussion.


                          February 9 Million Dollar Roundtable 
       "Creating a Business That Runs Itself:  Is it Really Possible, Or Just a Dream?"

Having a business that runs itself is the dream of many owners with $1 million and larger painting businesses. To learn more please join Bill Silverman from Springboard Business Coaching for our next Million Dollar Roundtable discussion. On February 9th at 1:00 pm Eastern Time we will have a constructive discussion on the path to, and pitfalls of, "Creating a Business That Runs Itself".

  The call will take place at 10:00 am PT, 11:00 am MT, 12:00 pm CT, and 1:00 pm ET.

Conference phone number and pin are provided in the confirmation email once a participant has registered for the roundtable discussion.


February 17th, 9 am-4 pm Central
"Contractor College LIVE" will be back for 2016! Mark your calendars and get ready for a full day of FREE training for the painting contractor! The lineup is stacked with speakers on business and technical information.
Joining Chris Shank, PDCA National Education Manager, in St. Louis for the event will be Liz Hughes, executive coach and organizational health specialist, from Patrick Lencioni's Table Group. Discussion before and after each speaker will help you retain the business principles you learn.
Two business management webinars in the morning and two technical webinars in the afternoon will complete this LIVE event.
Stay tuned to PDCA publications for more information to come, or visit the Contractor College LIVE website at  www.contractorcollegelive.com.

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