Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Strength Of The Wolf Is The Pack

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Do you ever feel powerless to hold employees accountable? I am often told by owners, “I feel powerless to hold my employees accountable, because I can’t afford to fire them.” Let me clear the air by saying that firing is not a form of accountability, unless you have a culture killer in your midst. If …

The Leader’s Edge Peer Group at Metro GreenScapes (MGS) in Charlotte, NC

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The meeting was attended by the leadership team of MGS, and Leader’s Edge members from multiple states: Michigan, Minnesota, Texas, Virginia and other states. Thanks to Darin Brockelbank for hosting our highly educational Leader’s Edge landscape peer group with Dale Drier, Bob Drost, Barry Schneider, Scott Frampton, Bob Palmer, Glenn Bonick, and Kurt LaButte.

Leading In Lean Times

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Some winters are flush with cash and some winters are lean. When winter revenue is low, you may feel like you are in lean times, like Moses wandering through the desert. While this can be a bad feeling, focusing directly on a ‘lack of money’ will make matters worse. I received an email from a …

Training Foremen And Supervisors

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How are you training your frontline crew leaders to manage their team and represent your company? You spend quite a bit of time and money getting your workforce technically trained. But is it enough? Your frontline is the face of your company. They need to be able to manage themselves, their team and their client …

Miki and Nica of Tara Gardens

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Miki and Nica of Tara Gardens from L.I., NY spent 24 hours of strategic planning with me: Big growth and GPM planned!