The first few days after acquiring a business can be daunting. There’s so much to do and so much to learn, it’s difficult to wrap your head around.
When you first take the helm of a new company, the first week is critical. Done right, it will set you up for roaring success, but missteps can be costly.
Quinn Huffman recently took the reins of Plumb-Tech, a Missoula, Montana-based plumbing and heating company. While challenges certainly existed, he knew that if the business was to succeed, he would need to get to work right away.
We sat down with Quinn to discuss his first week on the job and his process. He shared his successes, failures, and some advice.