Times are tough and people everywhere are rising to the challenge by making do with less. Homeowners who’ve never lifted a rake or pushed a mower are suddenly turning into backyard do-it-yourselfers. It’s really kind of heartwarming . . . unless, of course, they’re your customers.
WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE—It might seem that way, since much of our earth is covered in water, but we all know that water is an exhaustible resource and we must do our part to conserve.
It’s increasingly tough trying
to keep afloat these
days, no matter what industry
you’re in. With the economy
in shambles and many
longtime businessmen now
jobless, making sure your
company stays relevant has
never been more important.
IN TODAY’S ULTRA-COMPETITIVE
business climate, every second
counts. Any opportunity
that allows you to do a job faster,
better and in a more cost-effective
fashion should be fully explored.
IMAGINE, IF ONLY FOR A MOMENT, A
lawn so overpopulated with
weeds and overgrown blades of
grass you’d think you were kneedeep
in some faraway jungle. Not
exactly idyllic, right? Well, no great
A WELL-MAINTAINED LAWN IS
a source of great pride for the property
owner. It also sends a message
to all who pass by about the quality
of a well kept property. By the
same token, the landscape professional
who maintains that property
has the same pride—the pride of a
job well done, not just now, but on
a regular basis.
Rich Angelo’s people are learning
how to write. For six solid
weeks, for two hours each
weeknight, they meet with an
English teacher, drafting
make-believe letters to make believe
people, learning formalities,
style guidelines and
basic writing skills such as
spelling and grammar.
You`re cruising down the
highway, and you notice that
the needle on your fuel gauge
leans toward the empty mark. You
pull into the nearest gas station
and hop out of your truck. Shielding
your eyes from the sun, you
scan the large sign that broadcasts
the prices for regular, plus, premium
Mowing seems untouched in today's over-analyzed business world. Shouldn't we be doing time-motion studies to make sure we have the most efficient mower for particular sites and checking the productivity of employees on a biweekly basis?