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Profiting from Patel

March 14, 2013By

Northwestern University professor Homi Patel shares 10 tips on how to ensure success. Homi Patel, professor of marketing at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, was a featured speaker at the peer group gathering Next Level University last November. (For more on that event, see “Raising the Bar” in our January issue.) Speaking to leaders and staff from six notable... read more

What happened in Vegas?

March 14, 2013By

PLANET’s Green Industry Great Escape encourages new ways of thinking What happened in Las Vegas at the Professional Landcare Network’s (PLANET’s) Green Industry Great Escape? More than 150 contractors, suppliers and spouses convened at The Cosmopolitan Feb. 20-23 for education sessions geared toward executives, leadership meetings, networking and fun. Hopefully what they learned won’t stay in Vegas. Coming alive Green... read more

Vitamin N

March 14, 2013By

I’m on the cusp of the generation Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods and The Nature Principle, defines as having “nature deficit disorder” or a deficiency in vitamin N (N is for nature). A child of the 1980s, I had minimal access to technology other than the television in my early years, unlike today’s kids. But by... read more

February 2013 Web Extra: Bonus Project Portfolio pictures

February 27, 2013By

In the February issue’s Project Portfolio section, we featured a functional, Old World-inspired residential landscape from Olney, Md.-based Botanical Decorators. Here are a few more images of the award-winning project.                                     read more