This is the Startup Junkie's Podcast; welcome to it!
In episode 261, we have Jeff Amerine, Caleb Talley, and Davis McEntire from Startup Junkies sit with Ryann Hartley of Hartley Flooring. From the dynamic of being a woman in the industry to the entrepreneurial spirit being in her DNA to creating an immaculate company culture, we got to hash it all out with Ryann!
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(1:24) Introducing Ryann Hartley of Hartley Flooring
(3:48)) From Sherwin Williams To Flooring
(5:23) Company Culture
(7:31) Winning & Customer Targeting
(10:39) Glass Ceiling In Construction & Contract Work
(15:22) What's Next For Flooring?
(19:04) Owning The Business 100%
(22:02) Advice to Women in Trade Space
(25:33) What's Next For Ryann Hartley?
(34:33) Advice To Younger Self
(37:27) Wrap Up
"Working with Sherman Williams, a 150 year old multi-billion dollar business, the career ladder was forever long, as long as I wanted it to be, but there was just something attractive about small business in Northwest Arkansas." (2:28) - Ryann Hartley
"Nothing is perfect. It just isn't. So being willing to just ride those waves and meet those challenges when they come up, there's all kinds of unforeseen things and unknown things… so when you just meet those challenges as best you can over time, you gain respect." (11:38) Ryann Hartley
"...So [I was] running a gas pump at a liquor store. That's what small business is, it' 's not always sexy, it's hard work." (20:25) Ryann Hartley