TAG: peer groups

Linnemann launches peer groups, consulting firm

November 21, 2017By

Green industry professional, Adam Linnemann, initiated The Green Executive, a landscape industry peer group and consulting firm located in Columbia, Ill. The Green Executive’s mission is to run intimate, close-knit landscape industry peer groups and consulting services with a personal touch. It also provides one-on-one and group coaching through accountability, strategic planning and financial budgeting. Peer groups will be co-facilitated by Linnemann and... read more

Success tips from 8 ‘Mighty Oak’-winning contractors

December 9, 2016By

Eight landscape companies were awarded Jeffrey Scott’s 2016 Mighty Oak Award, based on their performance and achievements. The honorees, who belong to Jeffrey Scott’s Leader’s Edge peer groups, were chosen for the awards by their peers. Criteria for winning are: Serving as a positive example to others in the profession. Working with the highest levels of integrity, ethics, and accountability.... read more

Jeffrey Scott creates peer group for irrigation contractors

August 16, 2016By

Jeffrey Scott created a new peer group specifically for irrigation service contractors, the Irrigation Leaders Peer Group. The new group held its third meeting in London, Ontario, Aug. 2-4 and was hosted by Blue Jay Irrigation. The group of irrigation contractors met to benchmark financials, share proven practices and experience a deep-dive, behind-the-scenes tour of the host member’s facilities and leadership team.... read more

2015 Lawn Care Forum: Best version of QuickBooks, peer group benefits

January 10, 2016By

Dan Gordon, principal of TurfBooks, explains the best version of QuickBooks depending on your niche. Gordon also talks about the return on investment of participating in peer groups. read more

Backstory: David Katz

November 13, 2015By

David Katz President Elite Landscaping Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Education Mahopac High School Mahopac, N.Y. Class of 1977 SUNY Cobleskill Nursery management and landscape design Cobleskill, N.Y. 1977-1979 SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry Landscape Architecture 1979-1980 “I work between 4:30-5:30 every morning. I go into work somewhere between 6:00-6:45 a.m. And I leave my office between 6:00-8:00 p.m. I love... read more

Jeffrey Scott honors Mighty Oak recipients

November 12, 2015By

Eight U.S. landscape companies were honored with Jeffrey Scott’s 2015 Mighty Oak award. These awards were announced at the consultant’s Leader’s Edge peer group meetings held across the U.S. and Canada. Criteria for winning the award include serving as a positive example to others in the profession; working with the highest levels of integrity, ethics and accountability; achieving significant growth benchmarks;... read more