Our world needs energy from the sun. Your people need energy from you! Think your firm’s leader as the center of your business universe, the source of company energy. The leader sets your organization’s style, philosophy and tempo. Whatever the leader does, feels, or thinks is projected down through the organization. In a Harvard Business […]
Building a winning company culture, the world according to me.
For those who don’t know or really understand company culture, take it from me, real innovation will starts with your company culture. Your shared values will help your business grow while stale company culture can sink you entirely. Your company culture can change in subtle ways over time but there are many ways to keep […]
Ut-Oh, am I the problem?
As a landscape-snow industry business management consultant I see one prevalent problem often among many small-medium sized business owners. Want to know what it is? Answer- The owner (s) themselves. Building an organization of excellence that functions without the owner at the center of attention can be a real challenge – and a real joy […]
Creating a GREAT WORK Environment!
As we enter the spring landscape season, we all think about staffing, employee recruitment, and employee retention. These are all significant areas of running a successful landscaping business. Recently I had the pleasure of sitting with the TEAM members of a new client of ours and was astounded by the tenure of his employees. What […]
GEAR UP BEFORE THE BUSY SEASON….Spring is in the air!
Like many landscape and lawn service contractors you must realize by now that spring is almost in the air. Taking the time now to prepare for the busy season will put you ahead of the game before the phones start ringing off the hook. If you hit the “SNOOZE” button this winter you […]