Monthly Archives: June 2017

Now Accepting Applications In Our Landscape Peer Groups

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We are now accepting applications in our peer groups for success-minded landscape and irrigation business owners Our Leader’s Edge peer group is specifically designed to accelerate your profits, business growth, and the value of your business—while growing your professional discretionary time. We have just a few open spots in our summer and early fall group …

Making Internal Promotions Stick

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Too often our internal promotions fail: we need more supervisors or managers, and therefore we promote someone from an area where they are really good (doing the work, or selling the work), to an area where they are much less skilled (managing the work). There is a well-known phrase for this problem; it is called …

Why Do Strategic Planning in the Summer?

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Not many landscape and green industry companies are taking the time to do strategic planning now. They think of it as a winter activity. That’s a mistake. The year is nearly half over, and finishing strong through the second half of the year will determine your overall success—it will determine your profitability, client satisfaction and …

Are You The Pebble, Or The Ripple?

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This past week I have been visiting Holland with my Dutch wife and son, for my Mother-in-law’s 90th birthday celebration. Holland is a beautiful mixture of old tradition and constant innovation. It is the perfect recipe for running a successful company: Stay true to your values that supported the creation and initial growth of your …