TAG: What I’m Reading Wednesday

What I’m Reading Wednesday: Should you take only right turns?

April 9, 2014By

Would you like your technicians or crews to drive their routes more efficiently? Save on fuel? Get in fewer accidents? Then you may want to consider implementing something like UPS’s decade-old policy of avoiding left-hand turns. “Why UPS Trucks Don’t Turn Left” Priceonomics blog I’ve long been aware of the storied UPS mandate to favor right-hand turns over lefts. I... read more

What I’m Reading Wednesday: Tips for raising prices

April 2, 2014By

Pricing is a perennial pain point for landscape business owners. Even if you’re comfortable with your current pricing levels, how do you feel when it comes time to raise prices? On edge, I’d bet. Who wouldn’t be? That’s why this article piqued my interest this week. “The Art of Raising Prices: Lessons from Amazon Prime” Harvard Business Review There’s an... read more

What I’m Reading Wednesday: What color is your logo?

March 26, 2014By

Are you thinking about rebranding or spiffing up your company’s logo? Here’s a good reminder to consider more than what color you like or what merely looks good on paper. What Does the Color of Your Logo Say About Your Business? Entrepreneur When you started your business you probably didn’t put too much thought into your logo design or color.... read more

What I’m Reading Wednesday: Potential overtime changes, speed reading

March 12, 2014By

After a week on hiatus, I’m back with a few links of note. What have you been reading lately? Or are you bogged down already by the 2014 season? Still plowing snow? We’d like to know. Email me at mpalmieri@northcoastmedia.net or share with us on social media. “Obama Will Seek Broad Expansion of Overtime Pay” New York Times Via LM... read more

What I’m Reading Wednesday: Leadership and to-do lists

February 26, 2014By

I have leadership and productivity on the mind today, which I’d say is a good mindset to be in, as I’ll be departing for PLANET’s Great Escape at Disneyland in the morning. If you’ll be there, give me a shout at mpalmieri@northcoastmedia.net. I’d love to hear what’s on your mind as the second month of 2014 wraps up (already!). “David... read more

What I’m Reading Wednesday: Brand consistency and toddlers

February 19, 2014By

Sorry for the awkward headline this week. It sounds like expect toddlers to be consistent with their branding. I don’t; although I’d be pretty impressed with any who could pull it off. My point is, here are two separate links (one about brand consistency and one about toddlers) I think are worth reading this week. What People Think About When... read more