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TAG: business

Video: Power of a peer group

July 20, 2015By

“Who’s holding you accountable? Who’s helping you steer your business in the right direction?” Jeffrey Scott asks in his latest video. Here are four benefits to being in a peer group. read more

Managing activities to reach goals

June 15, 2015By

Setting goals is important, says consultant Jeffrey Scott, but in order to hit your goals, you must break them into “activities” you manage day to day and week to week. Here are three examples that apply to sales, company strategy and personal goal setting. read more

The Grounds Guys Business Building

April 15, 2015By

The Grounds Guys can help you build a business that can be the vehicle to achieve your goals and aspirations. You have all the equipment, but are you equipped for success? While you’re checking your tools and prepping for a busy spring, now is a prime time to prep your business from top to bottom. It’s time to brush up... read more

Finances for the ‘small’ operator

February 17, 2015By
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A reader recently asked us to cover the topic of finances for the “smaller” operator with just a few employees and less than $250,000 in annual revenue. I thought about it and recognized successful finances have nothing to do with size but with organization and discipline. Sound financial management knows no size. Here are the five most important items for... read more

Jeffrey Scott Consulting 3-part webinar series

February 13, 2015By

Are you having problems finding good employees? Jeffrey Scott of Jeffrey Scott Consulting is hosting a three-part webinar series, “Become a Destination Company,” to teach you how to attract, find, develop and retain great employees. The first webinar, “Find and Attract the Best & Brightest Employees,” took place Feb. 12 and covered recruiting techniques, time loss and productivity. The second webinar of the... read more

Motivating customers to prepay

January 9, 2015By

Owning and managing a seasonal business has its challenges. Even the most profitable and thriving business can be out of business if it doesn’t properly manage cash flow. In other words, if there’s not gas in the tank, the engine’s not running. I experienced this first hand with my company, Noon Turf Care. A few years ago we had a... read more