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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

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Growing Your Business with Jeffrey Scott: Should you plan your exit now? Posted on 01 Jul 2019 in the Video categories.

Jeffrey Scott explains the advantages of planning your exit now, as well as shares innovative ways to look at exit planning. Read more»

Profit Power: How to become “King of the Mountain” in your market Posted on 19 Jun 2019 in the Blog categories.

If you could wipe out all your competitors and have a monopoly, you would be able to charge whatever you wanted. You would quickly raise your profit to 20 percent,... Read more»

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»