Episode # 174 – Transforming a Paternalistic Culture and Gaining Freedom with John Puryear

Jun 3, 2021 | Podcast Series: The Ultimate Landscape CEO

John Puryear, President of Puryear Farms, a commercial and residential landscape firm with over seventy full time employees servicing the Nashville Metropolitan Area since 1991. Their base is a 100-acre nursery located on the banks of the Cumberland River.

Jeffrey and John discuss his courageous change of company culture from paternalistic to leadership team, and how it gave him much more profit and free time to travel and focus on rain making.

Topics of discussion also include open book management, profit sharing, and managing a combined immigrant/non-immigrant culture.