TAG: Grow with Grunder

Grow with Grunder: Give thanks to the people your business depends on

November 26, 2019By

If you’re like me, you’re glad to see November roll around every year. For those of us not in the south, our busy season is at last winding down and we finally get to catch our breath. In Ohio, where I live, the weather is usually mild enough to still enjoy some time outdoors. And then there’s Thanksgiving, hands-down the best day... read more

Make the most of winter

November 15, 2019By
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One of the questions I’ve been asked the most in my 35 years of running a landscaping company is “Marty, just what do you do in the winter?” Those outside our industry seem to think I head south for three months of sun and fun (ha!), while many inside our industry want to know how I make the most of... read more

Grow with Grunder: How your actions can help sell your next job

October 11, 2019By

Every time your employees step out the door, they are selling your company, whether they realize it or not. Make sure they are making the right impression with potential new clients with these helpful hints from Marty Grunder. Learn more about Vermeer here. Transcription below. “Good morning, good afternoon, good evening, this is Marty Grunder for Landscape Management magazine. “Hey... read more

Are you getting better or sitting still?

October 9, 2019By
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It’s often said — and often said by me — that what gets measured gets improved. These words of wisdom came originally from the late great management guru Peter Drucker, and they continue to hold true, including and especially when it comes to efficiency. You can tell your team over and over again how important it is to work productively... read more

How to tell if your numbers add up

September 18, 2019By
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In his monthly column, Marty Grunder explains why it's important for landscape professionals to understand the financial side of their business. read more

Grow with Grunder: Find time to continue learning

September 6, 2019By

It’s time for students to return to school and according to Marty Grunder, they shouldn’t be the only ones who are back in “learning mode.” Grunder urges you to find a way to discover new things and continue to learn. Learn more about Vermeer here. Transcription below. “Good morning, good afternoon, good evening whatever the case may be — this... read more