Landscape Business Fail

Why Landscape Businesses Fail

The reasons were, in this order, self-reliance, drive-by estimating, operational inefficiencies, lack of repeat customers, and an inability to replicate a profitable business model. The article also pointed out that only 15% of the small businesses (SMB) survive beyond their first five years. While this statistic is sobering, it really is not a surprise. Also, knowing this industry and the fact this article was coming from someone selling a time tested franchise system, U.S. Lawns, the article ultimately [...]

time management

Time Management

What a great quote and how logical and easy it appears.  However, in reality it is one of the hardest things we face in life and many brilliant people have dedicated their lives to help us here.  Think of Steven Covey and two of his seminal works, "Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People" and "Putting First Things First".   The topic has been raised, discussed, lectured, laid out and even outlined and it remains a difficult yet determinant step to success. If you have [...]