Monthly Archives: January 2020

What can Mariani Landscape Teach you?

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Alaa A. El Ghatit

This past week I spent time getting to know the Chief Technology Officer for Mariani Landscape (the largest residential landscape firm in the country) and was delighted by his insight into business and how technology can support the right business strategies. His name and official title are: Alaa A. El Ghatit | Director of Business Systems. I …

3 Conditions for Scaling Your Landscape (Lawn, Tree, Irrigation) Business

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scaling a mountain

To really scale your lawn, irrigation or landscape business consistently, you need three conditions in place. Leadership Capacity First off, you need capacity, in the form of a well honed leadership team: staffed with leaders in sales, administration/finance and operations. You need a team that has the capacity to develop new solutions as new growth …

Technology is Changing the Landscape (of Landscaping)

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hand using smart phone

When I landed at the new airport in New Orleans last week, I simply pulled out my phone and quickly caught a ride home (for cheaper than a taxi would charge!) It’s no longer a taxi company giving me a ride, it’s now a “technology” company that has replaced the taxi industry. Automobile companies used …

Who Are You Becoming in 2020?

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man achieving his goals

Are you the type of person to declare New Year’s resolutions? I am not. I don’t smoke and I’m bad with new diets. Resolutions to me seem like tired fads used by people who don’t really want to change. Perhaps goal setting is more your thing? Goal setting can be fun and exciting to imagine …