TAG: success stories

Recipe for success: Work hard, play hard, study hard

December 18, 2017By

I’m in awe of my grandfather. He lived the true American dream. He dropped out of school after his parents died and eventually built up a business that allowed him to ski the Swiss Alps in winter and retire a true millionaire (back in the days when a million bucks meant something). My grandfather taught me the foundation of being... read more

Habits of successful salespeople: lists

November 7, 2014By

Successful commercial landscape salespeople work from lists. In today’s hyper-paced world, you cannot keep it all in your head. So unless you have a photographic memory and are a professional juggler, you will drop more balls than you keep in the air. At a more practical level, you can’t sell what you can’t see. The best salespeople create lists to... read more

Do you have a blue collar success story?

June 28, 2013By

We got wind of another casting call for those looking to tell their stories on the small screen. A new anthology documentary television series is seeking “blue collar success stories” that demonstrate the unbreakable American spirit, determination and hard work that lead to achieving the American dream. I, for one, know a lot of these stories exist in the Green... read more