What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

Editorial Advisory Board graphic (Graphic: LM Staff)
Editorial Advisory Board graphic (Graphic: LM Staff)

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

Landscape Professionals

Richard Bare
Arbor-Nomics Turf
Norcross, Ga.

“Follow the Ten Commandments and the Golden Rule!”

Paul Fraynd
Sun Valley Landscaping
Omaha, Neb.

“From the serenity prayer, ‘Grant me the serenity to accept the things
I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.’”

Jerry McKay
McKay Landscape Lighting
Omaha, Neb.

“Don’t borrow money.”

Industry Consultants

Neal Glatt
Grow The Bench
Boston, Mass.

“Consider professional coaching to take you where you’ve never been before. You can figure it out on your own, but it will take you exponentially longer with far more frustration than learning from someone who has already been there and is invested in you and your success.”

Marty Grunder
The Grow Group
Dayton, Ohio

“Your business is either your baby or your mistress. Make it your baby. The late, great Clay Mathile, the owner of Iams shared that with me. Think about it, it’s a wonderful piece of advice.”

Phil Harwood
Tamarisk Business Advisors
Grand Rapids, Mich.

“Love your neighbor as yourself.”

LM Staff

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