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Arman is co-founder of the Harvest Group, a landscape and business consulting/coaching firm. Reach him at

Posts by Bill Arman

How to keep the keepers Posted on 20 Jun 2017 in the 1016 & Business & Business Planner 2017 categories.

Tune up your retention, then follow up with recruiting. Which comes first, retention or recruiting? The answer is both. As if there aren’t enough challenges for landscape contractors, it’s apparent... Read more»

Build a plan Posted on 10 May 2016 in the Business & Business Planner 2016 categories.

Do you want to have a successful business? Really successful? Do you want to make money? Real money? Do you want to avoid 72-hour weeks? Have time with your family?... Read more»

Master the Big 4 Posted on 22 Oct 2014 in the 1014 & Business Planner 2015 categories.

What’s the magic number? It’s four. Actually, the Big 4. When it comes down to it, there are four fundamentals companies need to understand, embrace and hone to succeed. Some... Read more»

How to fire an employee Posted on 23 Oct 2012 in the 1012 & Business Planner 2013 categories.

When it comes time to fire an employee, there are many questions and concerns—fears of discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation—that can weigh heavily on landscape contractors’ minds and pocketbooks. So let’s... Read more»