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TAG: business books

CLIP Software CEO authors book on piecework

February 2, 2015By

Dave Tucker, president and CEO of CLIP Software, wrote a book on lawn maintenance, titled “Piecework and the Beautiful Business, Getting Your Employees to Pull with You.” Tucker, also president and CEO of KnowItAll and CLIP Lawn Care, wrote the tome to help green industry companies learn the ins and outs of piecework and how it can help employees align their... read more

March 2014 Web Extra: Stranger than fiction?

March 18, 2014By

  Roscoe and Brook Klausing, the subjects of the Landscape Management March 2014 cover story, met Jim Paluch in the late 1990s, around the time they became involved in the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET, it was ALCA at the time). He had just started his consulting business, J.P. Horizons.   Paluch recalls their meeting: “Roscoe was this tall, very formal,... read more

February 2014 Web Extra: Why is it so difficult to ‘work on the business?’

February 24, 2014By

Here’s one more question and answer from the exclusive Landscape Management interview with Michael Gerber, author of legendary small business book The E-Myth. For the rest of the interview, read “Beyond The E-Myth“ from the February issue of LM. LM: I believe you coined one of the phrases that I’ve heard landscape professionals quote very often—“work on the business, not in... read more

Business book giveaway

February 14, 2014By

Landscape Management is hosting a business book giveaway in-hand with our February 2014 issue. To nab a tome, keep an eye on LM’s Facebook and Twitter accounts and respond to the posts mentioning the book you’d like to win (Tweets will include the hashtag #LMBusinessBooks). Responses via favorites, retweets, mentions, Facebook comments, likes and shares all qualify. Winners will be... read more

February 2014 Web Extra: McKay on ‘Predictable Success’

February 11, 2014By

By Jerry McKay, Owner McKay Landscape Lighting, a $1 million to $2 million, landscape lighting company Omaha, Neb. The book that has affected my company for the better is Predictable Success: Getting Your Organization On the Growth Track—and Keeping It There by Les McKeown, president of and CEO of business consulting firm Predictable Success. I plan to read two more... read more