Monthly Archives: October 2018

Why Some Teams Are Unstoppable?!

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Imagine what you could achieve, if your company performed as well as the best teams in baseball or football or (pick your sport) (Note: Even if you don’t follow sports, you will enjoy this newsletter, keep reading) This newsletter is inspired by the domination of the Boston Red Sox this season. (You will have to …

Is Your Residential Business Scalable?

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Have you heard the myth that only commercial (and HOA) focused companies can be scaled? It is a myth, because residential design-build and maintenance firms can also enjoy dramatic growth. This is one of the reasons I respect Michael Hommel, CEO of Designs By Sundown (CO.) He has done a tremendous job building his residential …

What’s Your Secret Sauce for Growth?

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Last week I met with Teddy Russell and Hugh Cooper, the core leadership team that runs the Russell Landscape Group. They shared with me their secret sauce for growth. We were preparing for our upcoming 2 day educational event at their place (you are invited); and they elaborated on what makes them successful (see below). …

Who is supporting you?

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Behind all effective owners and CEOs there is a competent second-in-command (or multiple seconds in command) who frees up the owner’s time, so the owner can focus on his or her unique skill. This allows the owner to shine, have joy, and drive their company forward…with contagious energy. The key to an effective second-in-command is …

What does it take to run a $30+ million company?

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Meet Teddy Russell, who with a strong vision for the future, leads his company (Russell Landscape Group) towards growth and sustainability. Together with Hugh Cooper, the company’s COO (both pictured below), he runs the largest landscape firm in GA. At our January workshop, “Effective CEO/COO Partnerships,” they will share how they collaborate as CEO and …

You Can’t Have Clients For Life

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Every year we prune our large hedge, a Corkscrew Willow and our large Oakleaf Hydrangea. If we don’t, they get out of control. Your business thrives and grows just like a garden, and it needs the same care and attention. If you don’t prune your business (of bad-fit employees and clients) you will end up …

Join us Tuesday for free webinar on building a leadership super team

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Learn how to build a Super Leadership Team with special guest, Jason Craven, CEO, Southern Botanical, Dallas, TX. Join Jeffrey Scott this Tuesday 10/9 as he dialogues with one of our industry’s shining stars! Learn from the best and brightest. Go here to sign up. If you join us live, you will get to ask …

Registration Is Now Open

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“EFFECTIVE CEO/COO(GM) PARTNERSHIPS: The Power Of Collaborative Leadership” – in Atlanta this January. Jeffrey Scott is partnering with Teddy Russell and The Russell Landscape Group (the largest landscape firm in Georgia, with branches in FL, TN and SC) to put on this innovative 2-day learning experience that will include a workshop and in depth facility …