TAG: networking

ONLA to host high school olympics

September 11, 2017By

The Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association (ONLA) will welcome 200 students on Nov. 2 and 3 for its second annual Ohio High School Landscape Olympics, a competition at The Ohio State University Agriculture Technical Institute (OSU ATI) in Wooster, Ohio. Educators and students from 20 schools and career centers across the state will travel to this year’s event. Additionally, more than... read more

High Performance: Never eat alone

September 22, 2015By

You’ve probably heard this phrase before, related to networking, business development and sales. The theory goes that if you’re always seeking new opportunities, doors will open. It’s the old, “the harder I work, the luckier I am” routine. It’s a numbers game. Increase the input to increase the output. Regardless of how you frame it, the focus is the same:... read more

NALP adds seven ‘Trailblazers’

September 14, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) named seven industry members as its newest Trailblazers. These individuals were nominated by their peers for making significant and long-term contributions to the landscape industry and for being committed to giving back to the industry, NALP said. Each Trailblazer sets aside one day per year to provide on-site mentoring to an NALP member.... read more

Slots available for Chicago-area networking event

June 18, 2015By

Landscape industry consultant Jeffrey Scott of Jeffrey Scott Consulting will host a networking dinner for landscape company owners on July 21 at 6 p.m. in the Chicago area. The topic of discussion will be “How to retain your landscape employees and dramatically increase their productivity.” There are six slots remaining; space is limited to 18 owners. The location is Ristorante... read more

Ep. 130: Becoming a networking genius

May 14, 2015By

Kristen Edens, or Kris the Scribbler, discusses how networking can be the key to business growth. It’s not as hard as you think—and you never know where your lead of the year will come from. read more

Face to Face takeaways from 2014

December 16, 2014By

One year. Five companies. Hundreds of takeaways. With the 2014 Face to Face series drawn to a close, JP Horizons President Jim Paluch pulled together Smart Company participants for a teleconference Dec. 12 to boil down some of their top observations throughout the year. Smart Companies are the sponsors of the events. The notion for Face to Face is for... read more