Ensuring Your Company’s Longevity and Success with the Right Leadership Mindset with Darius Lyvers

Darius Lyvers

Darius Lyvers began his career at F.H. Furr Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. in 2001 as a sales consultant. As a sales consultant, Darius was known for setting and breaking sales records. Due to his success in the field, Darius was promoted to the role of Sales Manager in 2010. In 2016, Darius was promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer, where he oversees all aspects of the F.H. Furr business operations. As COO, Darius has grown the company’s revenue from $37 million in 2016 to more than $90 million in 2021.

In this episode, we talked about growth, mergers and acquisitions, sales, training…

Show notes

  • Introducing Darius Lyvers. [01:21]
  • Recent major acquisitions done by Darius Lyvers [04:27]
  • The most challenging part of acquiring a business. [05:00]
  • How to work around seasonality. [07:43]
  • Darius’ philosophy when buying home service businesses. [10:30]
  • Where Darius’ energy goes as a high-ranking officer of F.H. Furr. [11:52]
  • The secret in balancing business and pleasure. [14:56]
  • Deciding between having tough conversations or cutting ties. [17:21]
  • Darius’ hiring methodology. [24:01]
  • Why focusing on sales is a common problem amongst home service business owners. [32:25]
  • Darius’ thoughts on having comfort advisors. [40:58]
  • The benefits of hiring virtual assistants. [47:30]
  • Darius’ take on AI and ChatGPT. [50:47]
  • The best way to contact Darius. [01:02:57]
  • Books on Darius’ reading list. [01:03:38]
  • Darius’ most important piece of advice to home service business owners. [01:04:44]

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