TAG: Business Management

March landscape madness, baby!

April 23, 2019By
Photo: Seth Jones

Editor-in-chief Seth Jones summarizes the National Collegiate Landscape Competition and describes how March madness was a bit different than years past. read more

What I’m Reading Wednesday: Great management questions

April 16, 2014By

I like a good question. After all, I get paid to ask questions and report on the answers. That’s probably why this Inc. article grabbed my attention. “100 Great Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask” Inc. Last year we published the October Business Planner issue of Landscape Management around a similar inquisitive theme. We commissioned a series of articles answering the... read more

PLANET books landscape business management workshops

November 18, 2013By

In partnership with Landscape Management Network and Caterpillar, the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) is bringing two-day landscape business workshops to five locations nationwide this winter. The workshops enable attendees to use their own company financial data to customize a plan for sales, wages, equipment and overhead spending, allowing them to calculate what their company needs to charge for labor, equipment... read more

Join the LM Community

October 6, 2010By

Landscape Management is the No. 1 resource for business management content from the most experienced editorial team in the industry! And now it’s also the best place to connect online. Visit us on Facebook, Twitter or at the LM blog and ask us your burning questions, become a fan or see what other contractors are talking about. The LM Blog was listed in the Top... read more

Effective delegation can save the day

August 18, 2009By

By: Bill Hoopes How do you organize and assign tasks and responsibilities? Are you coaching a team of co-operative players with developing skills, or are you bossing a group of robots? In our economy, we all agree that getting maximum productivity is important to your bottom line. But making that happen is something that, as a long-time industry trainer, I rarely... read more

Hire an ‘A’ player

March 1, 2006By

At or around $900,000 in annual revenues, you need a project manager. And if you hire the right one, you can grow to $2 million with the only other hire (aside from crew leaders and members) being a design/draftsperson. read more