Monthly Archives: March 2019

Join our Facility Tour of this trend setting Design-Build-Maintenance company

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Announcing a fabulous facility tour of the trend setting Hidden Creek Landscaping, Columbus, OH (see photos below.) Please join myself and our hosts Jason Cromley and Matt Seiler from Hidden Creek Landscaping for a behind-the-scenes facility tour and educational conference on how to scale a highly profitable Design-Build-Maintenance company. On August 27 and 28, 2019 …

Free March 28 Webinar: Start The Year Strong

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Announcing Chris Joyce, President, Joyce Landscaping, to join Jim McCutcheon (CEO High Grove Partners) and myself for Part II of this free webinar series, Start The Year Strong. *** Are you wondering how you will grow in 2019 with your current recruiting issues? How you will adopt new technology to gain an advantage? How you …

Are you making the same mistake as Boeing?

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After Boeing’s second 737 Max plane went down, I checked my itineraries to see if I was flying on their troubled airplane. All companies have problems, some can be prevented and some need to be handled quickly and deftly after the fact. Boeing screwed up in both cases. They are a classic example of what …

Announcing The Design-Build Growth Summit

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Please join me and our hosts Jason Cromley and Matt Seiler from Hidden Creek Landscaping, Columbus, OH for a unique opportunity to learn about how you can align every aspect of your Design/Bid – Build company and transform it into a business that generates profit as well as creates personal joy!. On August 27 and …

Building Wealth The Old Fashioned Way

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Last Thursday I spent over an hour talking with Chris Senske and Mike Rorie, two great industry veterans (webinar recording here). Many great ideas came from that conversation; one that stuck in my head is when Mike said that his personal wealth came from building his team. I have often stated that building one’s leadership …

Who is your Brand Ambassador?

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Way back when I first entered this industry, my father told me, “you are not in the landscape business, you are in the marketing business.” It was eye opening, and served me well in growing sales, markets and profits. As the industry evolved, I shifted that mantra to: “You are in the people business.” And …