Topic: Peer Groups — Next Level Opportunity or a Waste of Time?
Guests: Dan Gordon, PCO Bookkeepers & M&A Specialists, and Donnie Shelton, Triangle Home Services
In this episode we discuss:
How pest control peer groups can be a fantastic opportunity or a waste of time, depending on the group and what you put into it
Peer groups vs. mentors vs. boards of directors
Why it's important to be vulnerable and open in a peer group
What a peer group is and what a peer group is not
Why everyone wants to be the smallest one in their peer group, but it's important to remember big companies can learn a lot from small companies as well
When it's a good idea to join a peer group vs. working with a mentor one on one
How to locate or create a peer group
Industry-specific peer groups vs. broader business groups like Vistage
Do's and don'ts of peer groups
The importance of a great moderator and diversity among company types
Why it's important to give as well as take during peer group meetings
Contact PCO Bookkeepers & M&A Specialists or reach out to Dan (email@example.com) if you're interested in learning more or joining a peer group
Article about pest control peer groups from PCO Bookkeepers & M&A Specialists
Notable: "You're signing up to have people look at your dirt and critique your dirt. If you can't accept that, don't sign up for a peer group. It's not going to do you any good." —Donnie Shelton
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