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High Performance: The positively negative approach to finding better prospects

April 11, 2018 - By

The spring season brings the potential for new customers, new properties, and new projects. This is wonderful but only if you can turn the potential opportunities into closed sales. Unfortunately, many opportunities will not result in a sale and only have the potential to drain precious resources during a very busy time of year. The key to sales success is... read more

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Government Affairs: The H-2B guest-worker program gets potential one-year increase

April 3, 2018 - By

Taking advantage of the “must-pass” omnibus federal spending bill for fiscal year 2018-2019, advocates for the H-2B guest-worker visa program managed to get an extension of the authority for the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security to increase the 66,000 statutory cap on H-2B visas. This provision is like one that was included in last year’s spending bill. Increase not automatic... read more

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Communication Coach: Why your business needs a communication response plan

March 27, 2018 - By

Professional athletes pay close attention to everything their bodies tell them. Each signal communicates the need for taking action. A sharp pain signals danger. It may be a weakness, an imbalance or something worse that’s calling out for attention. But what action, if anything, should be taken right now? A version of this is happening every day in your business.... read more

Profit Power: 3 mistakes when recruiting ‘A players’

March 21, 2018 - By

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 company culture. Keep in mind that all A players are not the same. An A player—for your company, for a specific job you are hiring for—might be a B player... read more

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High Performance: Decision-making and the NCAA smell test

March 14, 2018 - By

The committee has spoken and brackets are now complete in advance of the annual ‘March Madness’ NCAA basketball tournament. Along with the big reveal Sunday night was the predictable onslaught of complaints about the selection committee’s inconsistencies with their self-proclaimed decision-making process. The same thing occurred with the selection of the Bowl Championship Series NCAA football finalists last fall. Both... read more

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Government Affairs: What’s all the fuss over 2,4-D and dicamba?

March 2, 2018 - By

The herbicides 2,4-D and dicamba have been around for a long time. Both have been go-to herbicides in the fight against weeds, both in production agriculture and landscape maintenance. But their growing use by production agriculture is causing concern due to the tendency of both 2,4-D and dicamba to volatilize and cause collateral damage to nearby crops in nontargeted fields.... read more

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