TAG: Yard-Nique

LM150: Coaching team leaders

June 9, 2016By

Yard-Nique’s exec believes everyone needs to be on the same page for a growing company to thrive. That’s why he brought a yearlong executive coaching program to his managers—and he’s pleased with the results. Tell us about your company’s executive coaching program. At the end of 2014, I got introduced to (management consulting firm) Dorrier Underwood. I work with an... read more

Yard-Nique makes acquisition in Atlanta market

February 19, 2015By

Yard-Nique acquired Estes Landscape of Sharpsburg Ga., on Jan 30. Terms were not disclosed for the deal, which adds about $3.5 million in annual revenue to the Morrisville, N.C.-based full-service landscape firm. Yard-Nique had a 2014 annual revenue of about $19.7 million and plans to grow 22 percent in 2015. It was No. 81 on the 2014 LM150 list of... read more

LM150 Lessons Learned: Q&A

June 12, 2014By

What do you know now that you wish you knew then? “I would have hired managers from outside the industry earlier.” –Keith Rotolo, senior vice president/owner, Rotolo Consultants (RCI) “The hardest challenge for any business owner is to let go and trust others to do tasks that you might not think they can do as well. It took me about seven years to... read more

13 big ideas

June 14, 2013By

The companies on the LM150 list are chock full of good ideas that firms of any size can learn from. We take a look at 13 programs, systems and philosophies that can help you boost business in 2013 and beyond. 1. Un-subcontracting Company: American Landscape Systems Location: Lewisville, Texas LM150 rank: 111 Hiring subcontractors can be expensive, and after a... read more