TAG: Professional Development

The Grow Group hosts landscape sales pros for day of development

June 11, 2019By

“People do business with people they know, like and trust” was a central theme at Marty’s Super Sales Bootcamp on Friday, June 7 in at Union Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio. Put on by The Grow Group and led by Marty Grunder, president and CEO of The Grow Group and Grunder Landscaping Co., the one-day event provided attendees with solutions for all... read more

Webinar: 5 Steps to a Business that Works for You

January 25, 2018By

Led by landscape industry consultant Dan Pestretto, the hour-long webinar will outline a model of how to develop a business and grow as a leader. The webinar will be repeated every Thursday from Jan. 25 through March 15 at 12 p.m. EST. It will be recorded. For more details on this webinar, click here. read more

Case study: Growing day

December 9, 2014By

Shutting down for a day to help improve employees’ lives is pricey but worth it for one firm. Not too many business owners would help employees pursue a dream outside of their landscape career, but Todd Pugh isn’t like most owners. In fact, some might even call him crazy for shutting down business for a day just to focus on... read more

‘Tis the season for processes

December 9, 2014By

The winter months provide an outstanding opportunity to review and fix processes that need attention. In my experience, most organizations have some processes that are either broken or missing. For those without serious process problems to address, the winter months allow for review, revision and improvement of processes that may be adequate but could be better. Broken or missing processes... read more

AmericanHort selects 2014 HortScholars

May 19, 2014By

AmericanHort selected six students to serve as the year’s HortScholars, whom include: Marie Arnold, The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute; Nicholas Flax, Iowa State University; Jessica Kivett, Kansas State University; Justin Kondrat, Cornell University; Katie Nickolaus, Michigan State University; and James Sacco, University of Massachusetts Amherst. The goal of the HortScholars program is to provide six students with a... read more