Monthly Archives: September 2018

It’s time to get off the roller coaster


This past week I spoke to almost 40 clients—there is a general theme of personnel and recruiting craziness in the air. It is the economy and the macro trends in the work place. If you are feeling it…You are not alone! But how you choose to deal with these ups and downs is totally in …

Act Like You Have Won The Lottery


As an owner of a successful landscape company you have won the lottery. My good friend Barry Schneider (Surrounds, in Virginia) has told me this many times. But ironically, many business owners don’t cash the ticket, meaning they don’t maximize the value of their investment, and they don’t enjoy their good fortune. So how do …

Fear of Confrontation


Over the years I hear from owners that they are afraid to confront their employees (for poor behavior) because they fear they will offend and push out that employee, and they fear they won’t be able to replace that employee. This fear is illogical and self sabotaging. Can you imagine any relationship worth having, where …

Hope you had fun!


We hope you had a refreshing and relaxing Labor Day weekend, I know you earned it!

We wish you the best of luck to finish this year strong.

From my family to yours!