As Released July 1, 2014 Brickman Group Press Release “The Merger completion on June 30 of Maryland based Brickman Group, Ltd. LLC and California based ValleyCrest Companies, LLC creates the industry’s largest-leading landscape Services Company”. For months, we have all been waiting for this day to arrive; the finalization of the BIGGEST merger deals in […]
It’s not about how much it costs your company to do business, the customer does not care. It’s about how much the market will pay. It’s also about how to make your company’s service stand out so different that customers will pay a premium to get it. How often do your customers play the ‘price […]
GreenMark Consulting Group is pleased to share the recent article in TURF Magazine’s March issue on Goldenstate Landscapes, Camarillo, CA. Goldenstate has been client of GreenMark since 2015. Congratulations to the entire TEAM at Goldenstate Landscapes for the great read! Get To Know Robert Olsen Down-to-earth, humble and at the helm of his own company, […]
Because you are a small business – hire people who are achievement driven, who have your drive to get things done. Second expand how you see the company and make it a force in the local community. One or two small projects you can showcase is essential to grab the attention of the 20-30 population. Last – look for attitude, not skills. You can train skills, attitude is a long term project. Hire people that will appreciate what they learn. If you can’t keep them, and you won’t keep the good ones – they will become competitors, establish a reputation for growing great landscapers. One last thought – where are you on employee ownership? What if you had a reputation for giving great employees a piece of the action. Might the good ones stay?
Once you understand how to run the business by the numbers, it becomes second nature. This is something you need to learn, though, so make time to drill down on numbers. This analysis keeps you accountable and improves your ability to sleep.
Remember: It is simple. Money comes in. Money goes out.
As a business owner, the following three financial reporting documents are your friend because, together, they provide the business performance details you need