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Government Affairs: Stay up to date on immigration law

July 1, 2019 - By

President Trump has made immigration enforcement the centerpiece of his administration. This enforcement thrust has increased the pressure on the landscape contracting industry to be vigilant in following federal rules regarding employee work authorization documentation. The landscape contracting industry has one of the highest proportions of unauthorized foreign workers in its workforce at 21 percent in 2014, according to the... read more

Communication Coach: Signal your business power with marketing clarity

June 26, 2019 - By

LM contributor Jeff Korhan shares how specific and clear calls to action can make a difference in your business marketing. read more

Profit Power: How to become “King of the Mountain” in your market

June 19, 2019 - By

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, and probably much higher. Even though you can’t build a monopoly in the green industry, there is a way to “replicate” having a monopoly … let me explain. Many years... read more

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High Performance: Is the train on track, off track or not moving?

June 12, 2019 - By

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 to meet, or even exceed, your goals for 2019. This may be due to strong economic demand, good teamwork or other factors. If this describes you, what needs to happen... read more

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Government Affairs: EPA cancels registrations of 12 neonic pesticides

May 29, 2019 - By

On May 20, 2019, the EPA published notice in the Federal Register canceling the registrations of twelve neonicotinoid-containing pesticides (neonics). read more

Profit Power: Stop waiting for immigration reform

May 20, 2019 - By

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