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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

More than a cheeseburger in paradise, here’s 3 business lessons from Jimmy Buffett Posted on 08 Sep 2023 in the Blog & Featured categories.

With the death of Jimmy Buffett recently, Jeffrey Scott takes a look at his life and shares some business practices to learn from Mr. Margaritaville himself. Read more»

Do you know the surprising truth about retiring in place? Posted on 08 Aug 2023 in the Blog categories.

Jeffrey Scott shares how taking action now on your 10-year plan can help you achieve results in half the time. Read more»

Business Insider: Midyear financial review: Are you really making money? Posted on 21 Jul 2023 in the From the Magazine categories.

Even if you review your numbers monthly and everything looks like it's on track, you could still be off budget. Jeffrey Scott shares five common ways your numbers can be misleading, with suggested fixes. Read more»

Midyear report for the landscape industry is better than expected Posted on 10 Jul 2023 in the Blog categories.

Jeffrey Scott takes close look at the results of a midyear check-in with his peer group members and shares what landscape business owners need to keep in mind. Read more»

What they don’t tell you about developing proactive supervisors and leaders Posted on 13 Jun 2023 in the Blog categories.

Jeffrey Scott shares how developing proactive supervisors and leaders is critical for success, but it isn't easy. He shares what steps you can take to develop proactive supervisors and leaders at your business. Read more»

Business Insider: How open book management leads to uncommon profit growth Posted on 07 Jun 2023 in the Business & Featured & From the Magazine categories.

Jeffrey Scott shares nine tips for implementing open-book management at your business. Read more»