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Harwood is a Managing Partner with Pro-Motion Consulting. Reach him at He is a Landscape Industry Certified Manager, NALP Trailblazer, NALP Consultant, and Certified Snow Professional. Harwood holds a BA in Marketing and Executive MBA with Honors from Michigan State University, where he was recently nominated Alumnus of the Decade.

Posts by Phil Harwood

Reduce your financial risk in snow management Posted on 15 Aug 2019 in the 0819 & Current Issue & Snow & Ice Guide & Snow+Ice Management categories.

Phil Harwood talks strategy by relaying to snow + ice management contractors how to reduce their financial risk in snow management. Read more»

High Performance: Jumping in the pool Posted on 12 Aug 2019 in the Blog categories.

C’mon. Jump in. It will be fine. Or not. Too often in our industry, new hires are expected to jump into the pool to see if they will sink or... Read more»

High Performance: Managing the daily disaster Posted on 10 Jul 2019 in the Blog categories.

In our industry, something bad happens almost every day. Someone is going to make a bad decision. Some machine is going to fail. Some customer is going to lose their... Read more»

Don’t call us, we’ll call you Posted on 26 Jun 2019 in the 0619 categories.

If you grew up listening to the radio in the ’70s like I did, you probably know the Sugarloaf song, “Don’t Call Us, We’ll Call You.” What you may not... Read more»

High Performance: Is the train on track, off track or not moving? Posted on 12 Jun 2019 in the Blog categories.

Now that we’re closing in on the halfway point of the calendar year, it’s an appropriate time to evaluate how the year is going. Many of you are on track... Read more»

High Performance: Empowerment leads to development Posted on 15 May 2019 in the Blog categories.

According to the Gallup organization, lack of development is the number one reason people leave a company. This should come as no surprise because we all want to learn and... Read more»