TAG: finances

Web Extra: Cash-flow projections the NaturaLawn way

February 15, 2015By

As part of the February 2015 cover story, “5 ways to improve your cash flow,” Phil Catron, president of NaturaLawn of America, shared a few of his tips for improving cash flow. Here, he goes more in depth and offers a cash-flow projection worksheet for LM readers. (Download it HERE.) Survival precedes success, and the one absolute precondition to the... read more

Ep. 115: Benchmarking: High profit

January 29, 2015By

Kevin Kehoe of Aspire discusses what numbers in your financial reports matter most. He provides a wealth of business building and benchmarking ideas to help green industry professionals better understand their businesses as compared to the industry. One key takeaway or insight was for contractors that provide commercial landscape maintenance services. Net profits for a maintenance company are reduced when... read more

Video: Dan Gordon on financial management

November 12, 2014By

Dan Gordon of Turf Books talked to LM¬†after his Power Talk during the Professional Landcare Network‘s (PLANET’s) Green Industry Conference 2014 in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 22-24. Watch to see what he has to say about the best and worst ways to manage your finances. read more

Communicating financials with your team

January 21, 2014By

This post is part of a threefold summary of A Better Way 2 Learn Financials’ 2013 Financial Management TeleSummit. ¬†Presented by A Better Way 2 Learn, Go iLawn and Landscape Management, the event was held in three, live, hour-long segments Dec. 3 to Dec. 5. This is a wrap-up of the conversation “Talking Financials: How Successful Companies Communicate With Their... read more

What I’m Reading Wednesday: A sad story about a “no-show landscaper”

December 18, 2013By

This week, “What I’m Reading Wednesday” is more about what I watched earlier today. This story about “no-show landscaper” David Roskiewicz and his company, Rosko Outdoor Services in Grand Rapids, Mich., is one that has no doubt occurred countless times in the landscape industry. You’ve seen these companies come and go. You’ve cleaned up their messes and comforted their former... read more