TAG: The Grow Group

How to stay focused during the busiest times of the year

April 23, 2019By

My team at Grunder Landscaping Co. (GLC) in southwest Ohio is thrilled that spring is finally here, after what felt like an especially long, cold winter. We’ve scaled up our crews, held our annual team kickoff and training and set our sights on clear efficiency and revenue goals. In other words, we’ve done all we can to prepare for the... read more

LM Gallery: April 2019

April 23, 2019By
Photo: Seth Jones

Check out a few of the places where the LM team made its rounds last month. 1. Let’s cut to the chain Landscape Management Digital Editor Kelly Limpert was in Asheville, N.C., to learn about — and why yes, even test — the newest chainsaws from Husqvarna. Don’t worry, she’ll be sticking to her writing job, with some light sawing as a... read more

Road trip roundup

March 22, 2019By and
Photo: Clara Richter

The LM staff hit the road in February, covering events in Phoenix, Washington, D.C., and more. The first stop was the Aspire User Conference, held in Phoenix, Feb. 6-8. The inaugural event aimed to help Aspire clients better use the software and technology to run their businesses more efficiently. It did this through presentations from industry experts and group activities.... read more

Landscape professionals gather for Grow! 2019

March 6, 2019By

It has been two weeks since I attended Grow! 2019, but I still have ACDC’s “Thunderstruck” stuck in my head. I can think of few better pump up songs and the repeated chant of “thunder!” sounds remarkably like “Grunder,” which I’m sure wasn’t lost on attendees. The event, which drew about 350 attendees to Denver in February, is hosted each... read more

GROW! 2019 Annual Conference

December 14, 2018By

February 20–22 Denver, CO Join 400 ambitious landscape pros from around the country for this one-of-a-kind conference led by award-winning entrepreneur Marty Grunder and The Grow Group, along with some of the most successful leaders in the green industry. You’ll enjoy three days of innovative programming focused on real-world solutions to the challenges owners and their teams face; a behind-the-scenes tour of Lifescape Colorado,... read more

Grow with Grunder: Lead with the good

December 12, 2018By
Good job note (Photo: iStock.com/Photoevent)

I am just back from the 2018 Elite Retreat in Vail, Colo., an annual event that my colleagues and I at The Grow Group present every year for ambitious landscape professionals who are seeking an edge over their competition. This year, we focused on the client experience. We took a deep dive into every aspect, including why delivering exceptional customer... read more