Most business owners wake up one day to find themselves doing a whole bunch of activities for which they feel unprepared. Managing and motivating their team is often one of those activities. Without a well-coordinated coaching and mentoring effort, a business cannot grow successfully long-term. One top challenge for any business owner/executives is mastering leadership […]
Never fail as a leader, always learn how to be a better leader.
My gosh, I’ve seen it all and heard it all. I’ve also recognized years of my own strengths and weaknesses and have use that knowledge to learn and grow every day. I often challenge myself to think about what kind of leader I am as I interact with people. I believe this is a question […]
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 […]
Thinking Like a Detective When it Comes to Sales…
Finding your next great client is like working your way through a detective’s story. You have to have a mind for inquiry — open, questioning, evaluating and fitting puzzle pieces together. Go through the clients of recent years and pull out the ones that seem to be the very best customers. What’s common about them? […]
Why Changing Business Norms Is Not EASY
Change doesn’t come easy! There are no shortcuts to circumvent frustration or the required endurance needed for sustainable success. One of the greatest challenges in business with regards to change is the people from within. Making the company a better place, one person, one team & one business unit at a time through communication, community, […]