394 – Doubling Down on Solar Success: A Transformation Story

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The journey of doubling a solar business is not just about installation but also mastering the art of business management. The recent podcast episode with Shae Jarvis provides a real-life testament to the transformative power of strategic change, particularly in the solar industry.

Strategic Planning and Vision

For Shae Jarvis, the journey began with recognizing the inconsistent workflow and the need for a robust marketing strategy. Embracing a dynamic digital presence and a solid customer relationship management system proved pivotal.

Revolutionising Sales and Operations

Transitioning from traditional methods to innovative sales strategies such as virtual estimating and precise lead qualification resulted in a significant reduction in time wastage and an impressive conversion rate increase. Streamlining operations through technology and systemizing processes marked a turning point for the business.

Investing in Team Growth and Development

Building a competent team and investing in apprentices proved to be a game-changer. Fostering a learning environment and ensuring each team member was well-versed in the company’s process and culture was crucial.

Future Aspirations and Growth Strategy

Looking ahead, Shae envisions a structured team with defined roles and responsibilities, ensuring a robust operational framework. This vision extends to scaling the team and enhancing the service quality, ensuring the company’s name is synonymous with excellence in the solar industry.

Key Takeaways

  • Visionary Planning: Recognize the importance of strategic planning and a consistent workflow.
  • Sales and Operations Transformation: Embrace innovative sales strategies and operational efficiency.
  • Team Building and Development: Invest in your team’s growth and foster a culture of continuous learning.
  • Scalable Growth: Plan for future growth with a clear structure and defined roles.
  • Commitment to Excellence: Aim for excellence in every aspect of your business, from customer service to technical expertise.


In conclusion, the journey of doubling a solar business is a testament to strategic planning, embracing change, and investing in people. By focusing on innovative sales strategies, operational efficiency, and team development, businesses can not only achieve growth but also set new standards of excellence in the solar industry. As Shae Jarvis’s story shows, with the right vision and execution, the potential for success in the solar sector is as limitless as the energy it harnesses.

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