Why I’m The Best Landscaper!

So we are are sitting across the table from the property manager as he/she asked the typical questions…”Will my grass be mowed weekly?”, answer: “why of course”, “will my beds be weed free?”, answer: “of course they will be, we weed continually”, “will my grass be green?”, “why of course, we use only the best […]

5 Reasons Why Management Must ‘ENGAGE’ With Its Team

As an owner or manager of a landscape-snow company, your engagement levels are not only influenced by how well your manager (s) does his/her job , but how effectively you, your staff and your systems and processes support others in executing day-to-day tasks. Management behavior has a trickle-down effect. Q. Do engaged leaders help produce […]

The Difference Between The Engaged Owner And The Disengaged Owner

Every day I engage with owners of both small and medium sized businesses. I am always amazed at the various levels of engagement owners have with their company and its employees. Some are very engaged and aware of every facet of their organization and some are actually quite hands-off and sometimes even delusional as to […]

Sales Surges….Who’s in control, you or your customer?

Back in the hay day of the booming economy people use to ask me how did that company grow so big. My response would be they either had great sales people or market conditions fueled the growth of the company through opportunity- Meaning work was flowing inbound with little outbound sales effort. Many of these […]

Building a Culture Driven Team Using the Three ‘P’s’

A self-reliant team is essential for a company to exist and thrive. In order for a company to be successful it must have people who buy-in the company’s Purpose. TEAM members at all levels need to feel and act like owners. TEAM members must continually set goals individually and always work in alignment with the […]