016: Tanja Powell Explains How Gray Is More Colorful than You Think

Marci Deane talks with Tanja Powell, President, and CEO of Powell Painting in North Vancouver, BC.

Introduction

Tanja Powell is the President and CEO of Powell Painting, based in North Vancouver, BC.

Established in 2006, Tanja combined her passion for painting and business into Powell Painting. Quick growth came from positive referrals and dedicated work. The current team consists of over 40 expert painters. Their commitment to client satisfaction has allowed them to excel in the field.

Marci and Tanja talk colors, how they work with one another, and how gray can be more complex than you think.

Key Points

  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="0:40"]″] What have you seen changed in the painting industry over the past 10 years?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="1:55"]″] Paint has changed a lot in the last 5 years alone.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="3:10"]″] What advice can you give people about picking colors?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="3:25"]″] As soon as someone sees the colors on the way they have an opinion.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="4:35"]″] Because Vancouver has a lot of gray weather in the winter I recommend warm grays or do a combination with a warm neutral colors and a featured gray.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="5:45"]″] What do you do when a couple can’t agree on a color?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="6:00"]″] Men and women both see color differently.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="6:55"]″] What is the best business advice you have ever gotten?

 

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