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TAG: JP Horizons

March 2014 Web Extra: Stranger than fiction?

March 18, 2014By

  Roscoe and Brook Klausing, the subjects of the Landscape Management March 2014 cover story, met Jim Paluch in the late 1990s, around the time they became involved in the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET, it was ALCA at the time). He had just started his consulting business, J.P. Horizons.   Paluch recalls their meeting: “Roscoe was this tall, very formal,... 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

PLANET ‘Come Alive Outside Face-to-Face’ event series kicks off April 16

March 15, 2013By

HERNDON, VA.—The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) has partnered with JP Horizons to offer five “Come Alive Outside Face-to-Face” events this year at different landscape company facilities across the country. The Face-to-Face events offer real-life case studies in which successful landscape companies open the doors of their operations to workshop participants who examine six key areas of the business and, later,... read more

Defining a framework for winning

October 30, 2012By
Headshot: Bob Coulter

By Bob Coulter As 2012 comes to an end, it’s exciting to see many organizations that have made significant improvements and had solid goal achievement. At the same time you hear people say, “Our quality is not where it needs to be, we are not able to get to our customers on a timely basis, our margins are slipping, our... read more

Working Smarter: In some ways, there is a ‘me’ in team

June 1, 2009By

In developing, implementing and facilitating the Working Smarter Training Challenge over the past four years, the team at JP Horizons has learned many things. Among the most interesting has been the feedback that comes to us from companies after completing weeks 32, 35 and 38. These are the weeks when participating organizations focus on the lesson plans titled “Working Smarter... read more

Inside the Owner’s Head: Mark Borst, Borst Landscape & Design

July 1, 2004By

Mark Borst owns Borst Landscape & Design, a $3.8 million full-service landscape company located in Allendale, NJ. The company consists of three divisions: design/build, maintenance and lawn care. Design/build accounts for 65% of the company's services. The 35-year-old Borst is a member of the Associated Landscape Contractors of America and JP Horizons' Owners' Network. read more