Book Torlando Hakes As A Speaker At Your Event

Too many owners feel trapped by the grind, the headaches, the constant fight for survival.  It makes you it worth it?

Torlando Hakes gets it. He went from painting off a bicycle to running a thriving company.  Along the way, he learned that true business freedom isn't about escaping your business – it's about building one you love working in.

Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design, BFA and MBA candidate (Kelley School of Business '25), plus 16 year veteran of entrepreneurship, Torlando Hakes cracked the code to a thriving business in his book “Sprint.” Now, he shares his secrets in transformative workshops.

Make your business work for you, not against you.

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$4,500 Speaker Fee
Starting Price. All Travel Expenses Included

Workshop Topics

Create an event for paint contractors in your area to help professionalize the industry. Whether for a Gathering Group, Conference, or Retreat.
Crafting a Professional Painting Brand: How To Market Your Company Through Brand Strategy.
Stop being just another painter – transform your business into a recognized brand!

This comprehensive workshop equips you with the essential branding strategies and marketing tactics used by top companies to elevate your painting business to a new level of professionalism.

Learn how to:
Develop a memorable brand identity that sets you apart from the competition.
• Craft a compelling brand story that resonates with your ideal clients.
• Implement effective marketing strategies to attract leads, generate sales, and build lasting client relationships.

By the end of this workshop, you'll be equipped with the knowledge and tools to:
• Position your painting company as a trusted authority in your market.
• Command premium prices for your services.
• Attract your dream clients and build a thriving business.

Don't miss this opportunity to take your painting business to the next level!
Value Based Estimating: How To Win Bids On Value Not Just Price
Stop competing on price alone – discover how to accurately estimate and confidently sell your services based on value!

This workshop unveils the secrets of value-based estimating, empowering you to move beyond price-driven bidding and secure profitable contracts that reflect the true worth of your work.

Learn how to:
Break down your services to identify and quantify the unique value you provide to clients.
• Develop persuasive bid proposals that emphasize quality, expertise, and long-term benefits.
• Confidently articulate your value proposition and negotiate higher prices with potential customers.
• Master the communication strategies needed to sell projects based on value, not just cost.

By the end of this workshop, you'll have the skills and mindset to:
Create highly accurate estimates that showcase the real value you offer.
• Win more bids without sacrificing your profit margins.
• Build a reputation as a trusted provider of high-value solutions.

Don't miss this opportunity to revolutionize your bidding process and take your business to the next level!
Sprint OS: The Agile Framework For Managing Painting Production & Engineering Profits
Boost production efficiency and maximize profits with Sprint OS!

This action-focused workshop introduces a powerful agile framework designed to streamline operations, drive efficiency, and take control of your bottom line.

Learn how to:
Implement the Sprint OS process to optimize workflows and reduce waste.
• Harness the power of agile methodology for streamlined project execution.
• Track key metrics for increased visibility and faster decision-making.
• Analyze real-time data to make informed, profit-driven decisions.
• Develop a culture of continuous improvement within your team.
• Achieve unprecedented levels of accuracy in estimating and project completion.

By the end of this workshop, you'll be ready to:
Boost production efficiency and increase project profitability.
• Gain a competitive edge with optimized, predictable operations.

Invest in this game-changing workshop and unlock the full potential of your painting business!
Onsite Leadership: How To Build An Independent And Winning Crew Culture
Unlock the power of an independent, high-performing crew!

This workshop reveals how to build a winning crew culture, empowering your team to excel.

Learn how to:
Foster a sense of ownership and pride within your crew.
• Develop effective communication and problem-solving skills for your team members.
• Delegate responsibility while establishing clear expectations.
• Set goals and track performance to support continuous improvement.

By the end of this workshop, you'll be equipped to:
Build trust and create a positive, results-oriented work environment.
• Empower your crew to make decisions, leading to increased efficiency.
• Reduce your management workload while maintaining quality and standards.

Invest in this leadership workshop and transform your crew into a self-driven, high-performing team!
Half/Full-Day or Special Events & Retreats - Available in Spanish and English
Whether you're organizing a trade conference, trade show, pop-up event, or a company retreat, these workshop concepts offer flexible solutions to enhance the overall attendee experience.  

Choose from targeted evening seminars to ignite interest, skill-building half-day sessions for deeper focus, or comprehensive full-day workshops for intensive learning.

For multi-day events, consider a strategic bootcamp format with dedicated tracks in Spanish and English to maximize inclusivity and reach a wider audience within the painting industry.

By incorporating these dynamic workshops, you'll deliver valuable takeaways and actionable insights that set your event apart.
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