TAG: tips

Profit Power: 7 time management musts

September 18, 2017By

The following seven time management musts will allow you to get an enormous amount accomplished with less effort in any given week. I call these lifesavers because they will save your life from being overtaken by useless distractions and unending work. 1. Check email only at specific times of the day. As a leader, you only need to check email... read more

Efficiency Tip: Save time with automatic renewals

March 2, 2016By

At NJ Best Lawn & Sprinkler, putting renewals on autopilot has been a time-saving move. Since 2010 the Lakewood, N.J.-based company has automatically renewed the contracts for and charged the credit cards of clients receiving recurring residential lawn maintenance, lawn care, irrigation and snow removal services. “It’s like a gym membership,” says General Manager David Hartzell. “On the contract, it... read more

John Deere shares 5 tips for taking advantage of downtime

February 4, 2016By

Winter is here and many landscape contractors have packed up their businesses for the year. However, warmer weather is around the corner, and John Deere wants to ensure contractors take the necessary steps to maximize their uptime for the first mow of 2016. Take advantage of winter downtime with these five tips from John Deere: Clean your machines—Prior to storing... read more

Video: 5 family business tips

May 18, 2015By

From Jeffrey Scott, here are five straightforward family-business strategies to help you avoid common pitfalls between generations and ensure the success and continued growth of your family enterprise. read more

April 2015: Editorial advisory board

April 1, 2015By

Any tips for creating a company vision statement? Landscape Professionals Chris Joyce Joyce Landscaping, Cape Cod, Mass. “First of all, don’t make it complicated or it will fail. Secondly, include input from all areas of the company. When you have openly invited participation, your team will have buy-in, believe in the vision and it will become part of your culture.”... read more

2014 Lawn Care Forum: LCOs offer cash flow tips

March 1, 2015By

Landscape professionals at Landscape Management‘s 2014 Lawn Care Forum share advice for maintaining a steady cash flow. You’ll hear from the following lawn care operators: • Christopher Noon, Noon Turf Care • Matthew Noon, Noon Turf Care • Kevin Jardine, NexGreen • David Hartzell, New Jersey Best Lawns, Sprinklers and Fencing • Charlie Marshall, Spring-Green • Michael Rogers, Kathleen’s Lawn... read more