New Methods For Spring, Summer & Fall Training

New Methods For Spring, Summer & Fall Training

Before Kevin Kehoe (Aspire founder) passed away, he was asked “What is the biggest challenge in our industry?”
His answer, “The training of middle management.”
We are in agreement.
Many companies struggle here, but not everyone.
Here are some innovative (and simple) training solutions from my community to inspire you.
Training and Development Best Practices

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Four Techniques for Improved Up-Selling & Cross-Selling

Four Techniques for Improved Up-Selling & Cross-Selling

Every Spring landscape companies leave money on the table. They are so busy making the big sale, that they miss important opportunities to make additional sales. It’s a lose-lose situationYour client doesn’t receive all the great solutions you offer, and Your company doesn’t maximize its profit potential. To help you capture these missed opportunities, here are four examples of better ways.

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Use Servant Leadership to capture Hearts, Minds & Market Share

Use Servant Leadership to capture Hearts, Minds & Market Share

Every company that implements Open Book Management (OBM) faces an initial path of uncertainty, doubt and discovery. There is often underlying skepticisim that you must work though to get buy-in.It takes a long-term commitment to make it work. But even after achieving success, you can still face economic setbacks which becomes a challenge to naviagte. Five Tips: For that reason, I am sharing 5 examples/tips from companies that have dedicated themselves to implementing OBM and Profit Sharing.

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The Ups and Downs of Open Book Management

The Ups and Downs of Open Book Management

Every company that implements Open Book Management (OBM) faces an initial path of uncertainty, doubt and discovery. There is often underlying skepticisim that you must work though to get buy-in.It takes a long-term commitment to make it work. But even after achieving success, you can still face economic setbacks which becomes a challenge to naviagte. Five Tips: For that reason, I am sharing 5 examples/tips from companies that have dedicated themselves to implementing OBM and Profit Sharing.

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Staying Healthy and On Top of Your Game

Staying Healthy and On Top of Your Game

Staying Healthy and On Top of Your Game. As a business leader you have the responsibility to stay healthy and inspire others. People look up to you, and they depend on you for their professional future and financial stability. Quite a few years ago I was told by my doctor that I needed to go on medication in order to not die young like my grandfather. It was the quick fix. (Or was it?) The road less traveled. Instead, as a family we decided that we would make some shifts in our approach to life. We took the road less traveled to get healthier — It takes time, the right strategy, and a team effort. (Sound familiar?) I travel a lot for work — and my clients ask me now how I stay fit? Here are some of the things that I have incorporated into my lifestyle, to keep me going for the long run. Six Step To Staying On Top Of Your Game:

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Save the Date – To visit Ryan Lawn & Tree

Save the Date – To visit Ryan Lawn & Tree

Announcing our 2024 Summer Growth Summit at Ryan Lawn & Tree, August 21-22 in Kansas City, Kansas. Ryan is a unique company, implementing outside-the-box ideas to impact our industry in many profound ways. Ryan Lawn & Tree’s Unique Approach:Grown organically and through acquisitions into 73 million. Owned by their 520 employees as an ESOPUse the Great Game of Business to operate as an Open Book company. Aim to develop full-time careers for all field associates Operate in all green niches: lawn care, irrigation, tree care, landscape, and pest control. Customizing new software for all company departments to scale growth nationally Offer careers for life by developing career paths in every part of the company The Summer Growth Summit is a two-day event where we will visit both Ryan headquarters and their largest local branch.

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