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Increase Your Net Profits While Traveling More and Working Less

Sean standing in front of RV

Sean Baxter takes a week off each month in his new RV, and has successfully increased his net profits to 25% while working less, and spending more time with his family.   I have known Sean Baxter (owner of Lawn & Landscape Solutions, Kansas City, MO) for twelve years now; he became a peer group client …

Technology is Changing the Landscape (of Landscaping)

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 …

20 Hour Work Week Challenge

boat on open water by an island

Do you work full time, or are you able to take time off –– and diversify your interests? I am currently working with a seasoned but young business owner who has moved his family overseas to live in the promised land. I am coaching his GM and working with his team; he works an hour …

Are you going to GIE + Expo / Landscapes in Louisville?


If you’re coming to the biggest landscape show on earth, the week of October 15th, you won’t be disappointed! Here are 7 opportunities for you to connect with me at this event, and for you to gain more from your visit! Plus there is one extra resource at the very end of this post, that you’ll want …

11 tips to maximize your time and money spent going to conferences.


1. MAKE FRIENDS FIRST. I have found that it is important to make new contacts you can talk to after the show is over. Sometimes a show can be overwhelming and you can’t take it all in, but if you make new friends, you can do both: learn from people at the show, and learn …

Irrigation Peer Group Meeting


  Congrats guys on another great IRRIGATION LEADERS peer group. Hosted by Aaron Katerberg, We enjoyed his cabin on the lake, discussing the next 10 years and how to prepare for continued success!Joined by Blair List, Ethan Dykstra, Brian Resnick, Bruce Lively, Trevor Lively CIC, CIT, CCC, Harry Hutten, Ryan Jardine, Kelly Rozansky, Shawn Edwards, …

Fourteen Strategies to Drive Profit By Finishing The Year Strong


Your performance in this final quarter of the year will have a oversized impact on how much net profit your company earns. Weekly Throughput: The main driver of net profit in the fourth quarter is measured by your company’s Weekly Throughput i.e. the amount of billable production work your company can produce (“put through”) each …