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Jeffrey Scott, MBA, author, specializes in growth and profit maximization in the Green Industry. His expertise is rooted in his personal success, growing his own company into a $10 million enterprise. Now, he facilitates the Leader’s Edge peer group for landscape business owners—members achieve a 27 percent profit increase in their first year. To learn more visit

Posts by Jeffrey Scott

Profit Power: Stop waiting for immigration reform Posted on 20 May 2019 in the Blog categories.

LM columnist Jeffrey Scott explains how landscape company owners can take control of their labor situation with recruiting and a strong financial strategy. Read more»

Growing Your Business with Jeffrey Scott: Are you an opportunity leader? Posted on 15 May 2019 in the Growing Your Business with Jeffrey Scott & Video categories.

Grow yourself from being a problem leader to being an opportunity leader. The difference between these two leaders will impact how you grow your business. Watch this video to find... Read more»

Why “continuous improvement” may be too slow for your company Posted on 23 Apr 2019 in the 0419 categories.

“Continuous improvement” has been popular for years, going back to post-World War II, when the now famous American management consultant W. Edwards Deming helped Japan reinvigorate its economy after the... Read more»

Profit Power: Exit planning a $5 million business Posted on 22 Apr 2019 in the Blog categories.

Is spring the right season to plan for your exit? The answer is surprisingly “yes.” A husband and wife team (running a highly efficient, high-caliber $5 million business) told me... Read more»

Profit Power: 3 conditions for scaling your landscape business Posted on 20 Mar 2019 in the Blog categories.

To really scale your business consistently, you need three conditions in place. Capacity First off, you need capacity, in the form of a super leadership team, staffed with leaders in... Read more»

Profit Power: Fast growth requires trust Posted on 20 Feb 2019 in the Blog categories.

This past weekend, I spent a day at the BMW performance racetrack at its headquarters in Greenville, S.C. It was rainy, and the track was slippery. It really tested our... Read more»