TAG: Jim McCutcheon

PLANET leadership in place for 2014-2015

May 5, 2014By

The 2014-2015 board of directors for the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) began its fiscal year May 1. Installation of the new board took place during PLANET’s Great Escape in Anaheim, Calif.  Three new officers were named at that time, including Jim McCutcheon of HighGrove Partners, Austell, Ga., being dubbed president of the board. “I am honored and humbled to serve... read more

Keys to a profitable, financially stable business

January 15, 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 “The Keys to a Profitable and Financially Stable... read more

1-Minute Mentor: Jim McCutcheon, LIC

June 17, 2013By

Meet Jim McCutcheon, LIC, CEO of HighGrove Partners, Austell, Ga. Who’s your mentor? As far as the landscape industry goes, it’s the tale of the two Franks. Frank Ross [with 3PG Consulting]: I’ve been working with him for over 15 years. He’s had a huge impact on not only my business growth but my personal growth. And with Frank Mariani... read more

FD2B Talk Radio Insight of the Night: Jim McCutcheon

May 30, 2013By

As owner and CEO of HighGrove Partners, Jim McCutcheon feels his role is to provide a vision for his business, help his employees understand it and then motivate them to help achieve it.  A vision is not just a mission statement or strategic plan that’s created and discussed once a year at a holiday party, he says. It’s a living,... read more

2010: A Turf Odyssey

July 1, 2010By

After talking to so many industry experts on the oil and water conundrum and its affects on the landscape industry, particularly how conserving these two resources is leading some groups to point to turf and plants as the problem, I started having nightmares. I pictured vast hillsides of turf and trees — lush and vibrant green — reduced to dusty,... read more