Category Archives: Growth Tips

Welcome To The Following Landscape Companies

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I want to welcome this amazing group of professionals (see below) who will be joining us at the Design Build Growth Summit — a 2 day intensive conference and facility tour, which is now sold out. It is going to be a game changer! (For those who can’t make it, I will provide you with …

Podcast series: The Ultimate Landscape CEO

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I am traveling the Pacific Highway in California, on vacation with (most of) my family. We are visiting Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Seattle and finally to Coeur D’Lane, to drop off my daughter at college. It has been a joy. (See photos below.) In the meantime, I want to alert you to my Podcast series, …

Are You An Innovative Leader or Innovative Company?

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Who comes up with the innovations in your landscape, lawn or irrigation company? Is it you? Or is it a mix of the people on your team? Last week I wrote about the book, Shoe Dog, by Philip Knight. It’s a thrilling book, and hard to put down once you pick it up. (Sure, you …

Summer Discount Pricing For The Design Build Growth Summit Ends in THREE Days

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Why Register for the Design Build Summit Now? Prices will rise at the end of the week. Guarantee yourself a seat! (Seats are selling at a record pace, and when they are gone.. they are gone…) Bring your staff; but you need to plan now before everyone’s calendar is full. This is the best team …

3 Predictions For The Future of Our Industry

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Here are my latest three of predictions for the future of the industry. Prediction 1 – Company Owners Will Increasingly Sell to Their Employees. As the baby boomers head toward retirement, there is an unprecedented need for transitioning ownership of landscape and related green industry businesses. While this has given rise to outside money buying …

Which Is More Valuable: Residential or Commercial Landscape Companies?

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Are you in the right business? As a business owner, you want to invest in a business that you love, but also one that brings you a very good ROI. At some point you will want to sell your business, for one of the following reasons: to cash out, to transition it to a new …

Early bird for “Driven to Win” ends July 23

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Have you ever wondered how the very top landscape business owners think? Do you want to know what drives them? Here is your chance. I am very pleased to say that we have 11 of the finest in our industry signed up for “Driven To Win, Racing With Jeffrey Scott”. Brian Dumont, Yardnique, NC Rich …

Are you joining us next Tuesday?

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Have you ever wondered how some companies can grow so fast? Especially in today’s tight labor market? I am inviting you to a free webinar series next Tuesday where I will talk with Jason Cromley, Co-owner of Hidden Creek Landscaping, from Columbus, GA. These guys are rocking it in the residential design/build and commercial maintenance …

How Deep is Your Competitive Spirit?

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There are two types of competitive spirits that drive teams. Which does your team have? And how deep does it run? …on Sunday the women’s international soccer team broke records by beating the Dutch for our team’s fourth World Cup victory. During the tournament they chanted, “We are the best!” Not to brag or to …