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Jeffrey Scott, MBA, author, specializes in growth and profit maximization in the Green Industry. His expertise is rooted in his personal success, growing his own company into a $10 million enterprise. Now, he facilitates the Leader’s Edge peer group for landscape business owners—members achieve a 27 percent profit increase in their first year. To learn more visit

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Profit Power: Will the economy keep booming? Posted on 18 Apr 2018 in the Blog categories.

The economy is booming. And yet the economic forecasters I follow say that we may enter a small recession in late 2018 or in 2019. The great companies I work... Read more»

Profit Power: 3 mistakes when recruiting ‘A players’ Posted on 21 Mar 2018 in the Blog categories.

First, let’s define what I mean by an “A player.” An A player is someone you would grade as an A on job performance and on their fit into your... Read more»

Let’s Grow: Growth comes one day at a time Posted on 19 Mar 2018 in the 0318 categories.

John Joyce is a contractor with a heart of gold. He and his team have passion, integrity and a dream of dramatically growing their business. They work in a midsize... Read more»

Profit Power: Get comfortable being uncomfortable Posted on 21 Feb 2018 in the Blog categories.

When I meet with a group of business owners like I did recently in St. Louis, I kick off the meeting asking them where they show real courage in their... Read more»

Profit Power: 7 valuable insights from 2017 Posted on 24 Jan 2018 in the Blog categories.

Reflecting on 2017, here is a list of seven valuable insights I have learned while working with the best and brightest entrepreneurs this past year. 1. Absolute clarity is key for... Read more»

Recipe for success: Work hard, play hard, study hard Posted on 18 Dec 2017 in the 1217 categories.

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... Read more»