Jim Clarke bought NW Restoration in 2008. NW Restoration handles repairs and refurbishment for homes that have suffered damage from disasters like fire and flooding. If there’s one thing I’m taking away from this conversation it’s the importance of attitude, both in believing you can succeed and in battling through obstacles. Jim is a fighter, and has brought his business a long way from the 2008 collapse in construction. I hope you’ll enjoy the insights he offers.
Thanks again, to Jim Clarke for making the time to be on the show. You can find his business NW Restoration at http://nwrestoration.com/
Books mentioned in this podcast:
Grit (Angela Duckworth) -my own contribution to this list, not directly mentioned in the podcast, but still great reading in line with Jim’s discussion of “battling”
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