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TAG: management

Systemization Series: Core functions of business—management

March 26, 2015By

This post is part five of Dan Pestretto’s seven-part systemization series. Read on to part six, “Systemization Series: How to create (and use) an org. chart,” here.  Creating the business you want requires a well-defined description of that future business. You must be able to clearly see your future business in your mind’s eye. In this way, you can guide the... read more

Systemization Series: Core functions of business—sales

March 4, 2015By

This post is part two of Dan Pestretto’s seven-part systemization series. Read on to part three, “Systemization Series: Core functions of business—operations,” here.  There are four things every business on the planet has in common. These four things exist in every type of industry—legal or illegal, large or small, service businesses or manufacturing. Every business, indeed. They are: Sales: Getting the... read more

If you can’t beat ’em: Third-party management services

February 17, 2015By and

On a regional level, Giant Landscaping joins the third-party management game. Tim Boyle still gets a sour taste in his mouth when swallowing the concept of third-party management in the landscape maintenance industry. It stems from his personal experience as the co-owner of Giant Landscaping in Manchester, N.H. At times he’s had to walk away from a commercial account because... read more

Video: 3 circles of a family business

February 6, 2015By

Running and growing your family business requires you to master the three circles: ownership, family and management. Watch this video to learn how to separate the boundaries and create a win-win-win environment. 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

Verizon Networkfleet

November 18, 2014By

Verizon Networkfleet offers vehicle management solutions to help you manage your vehicles. Whether your business is public or private, small, medium or large, Networkfleet drives more efficient ways of working that keep you moving forward. networkfleet.com read more