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TAG: business goals

High Performance: Getting back in the game

September 7, 2021By
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Columnist Phil Harwood explains why perfect time to update our strategic plan, clarify goals for next year and develop budgets. read more

Grow with Grunder: Establish company goals to create success and growth

June 4, 2021By
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Marty Grunder of Grunder Landscaping Co. and The Grow Group explains how creating goals at the beginning of the year sets you and your team up for success and allows for growth every day as you work toward those goals. read more

Landscape pros share their 2020 business goals

January 14, 2020By

You’ve likely seen LM’s Question of the Week on social media. We wanted some insight on readers’ goals for the new year, so we posed the following question on Dec. 9: What are your business goals for 2020? See below for a few responses: “We are on a two-pronged attack. Improve customer service and focus on increasing our productivity through... read more

Editorial Advisory Board: January 2020

January 14, 2020By
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How can landscape pros stay motivated during the winter months or slow season? Landscape Professionals Troy Clogg Troy Clogg Landscape Associates Wixom, Mich. “The best use of time when the fieldwork slows down is to make a plan and then execute. What kind of plan you may ask? A plan to maintain or replace your equipment, a plan to organize... read more

Profit Power: Goal setting is critical, yet difficult to get right

December 17, 2019By

Most lawn and landscape entrepreneurs enjoy setting personal goals. But many have a harder time setting their company’s strategic goals and helping their team set their professional goals. There’s a gap. Why does this happen? Because goal setting is easy when you are naturally driven, and the only person being pushed to perform is you. But that’s not an easily... read more

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

June 12, 2019By

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