Category Archives: Leadership

Are You Using Technology To Create A Competitive Advantage!

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Are you using technology to create a competitive advantage? If not, you will get passed by your competition, eventually. I guarantee it! Join me for our FREE Contractor Conversation Webinar Series, this Wednesday, February 7 @ 1pm, EST: Scale Your Landscape Business with Technology and Innovation. Featuring 4 powerful leaders and disruptors in the green …

Is Recruiting Broken?

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Remember a while back when finding an employee was more like fishing in a full pond? You had the opportunity to pick and choose, however for the employee it meant ‘really selling yourself’ and working hard to land a good job. These days the tables are turned. And many companies feel that recruiting is broken. …

Surround Yourself With Winners

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In this month’s video you will learn about 4 areas in your business where you can (and must) surround yourself with winners, in order to ensure you have a winning year!

This powerful and highly motivating video will show you that the choice is all yours. it is under 2 minutes, watch here.

 

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Join Sabeena Hickman, The Power of Women in Landscaping

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Change is affecting every aspect of our lives and business: Economics, people, technologies and business methods are rapidly impacted. We have a new Webinar series: Contractor Conversations 2018. With amazing insights from experts with proven records of success, we will share with you growth strategies that will help you transform your business success. The first …

Something Amazing Happened Last Week

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In case you missed the most amazing conference last week, “Effective CEO/COO Partnerships,” here are  10 takeaway’s from the event, as told to me by the participants. I need to plan more “us” time for my COO and myself, in order to do real planning and for me to effectively share the vision and such. …

Six Landscape Contractors Win Jeffrey Scott’s 2017 Mighty Oak Award

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Six outstanding lawn and landscape companies across the United States were awarded Jeffrey Scott’s 2017 Mighty Oak, based on their performance as a business leader and outstanding achievements made by their landscape companies. These awards were announced at Jeffrey Scott’s recent Leader’s Edge peer group meetings held across the USA and Canada. Criteria for winning …

The Power of Women in Landscaping

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I am very proud to announce that the first of our 3 winter webinars is focused on The Power of Women in Landscaping.. We have 4 special guests, whose insights are extremely valuable for both men and women. Given the current environment of women in the workplace, you don’t want to miss what they have to …

Announcing Special Guest for Webinar #4: GROWING A THRIVING FAMILY BUSINESS

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Join Jeffrey Scott on Wednesday, October 25th, for his fourth webinar, “Growing a Thriving Family Business”. GUEST SPEAKER on this webinar will be: Seneca Hull, President, Franz Witte Landscape Contracting, Boise, Idaho. Register HERE, watch live, and you will also receive the recordings to view afterwards. For those trying to build a prosperous legacy: At their heart, …

Leadership Under 140 Characters

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Here is a short tip for providing focused, effective leadership when work is busy. Inc. Magazine is a great resource; last week it ran a short article on leadership that is applicable to everyone. Here is an excerpt. The magazine shared a tweet from Elon Musk: “Incredibly proud of the SpaceX team for achieving this milestone …

Leading In Lean Times

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Some winters are flush with cash and some winters are lean. When winter revenue is low, you may feel like you are in lean times, like Moses wandering through the desert. While this can be a bad feeling, focusing directly on a ‘lack of money’ will make matters worse. I received an email from a …