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Profitable Companies Share the Secrets of Their Success

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It's all about people
Leaders of successful companies often speak of their employees with a great sense of respect, appreciation, and even awe. "I can't say enough about our people," says Mark Borst, owner of Borst Landscape based in Allendale, New Jersey. "Our employees are definitely the backbone of our business."   More
Monday, May 1, 2006

Diversification: Do It Right or Not at All

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If you, as an owner or manager, are considering expanding the list of services you offer to your clients, you must make absolutely sure that you have the knowledge, expertise and    More
Saturday, April 1, 2006

Business Efficiency

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Wisconsin has so many business taxes from sales taxes to county taxes to the use tax that its understandable how a business can make an honest mistake when it comes to reporting taxes.    More
Wednesday, March 1, 2006

Buy or Rent?

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From skid-steers to hand-rakes, equipment is the heart of the contractor’s business. Buying it is an investment that brings pride of ownership and tangible assets, a    More
Friday, December 2, 2005

Staying Afloat: Eight Key Steps to Effective Disaster and Busine

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Rich Angelo, president and operations manager for Stay Green, Inc. in Valencia, California, has lived through several earthquakes, including the big one in 1994 that destro    More
Tuesday, November 1, 2005

Creative Marketing

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Your company has come to a crossroad. You have been able to maintain the customers you regularly service, but sales have been flat. You would like to increase your cust    More
Saturday, October 1, 2005

Are Your Employees Stealing You Blind?

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If you’ve been involved in management in the green industry for any length of time, then you’ve been exposed to employee theft. You may not even be aware of    More
Saturday, October 1, 2005

Franchising: Is It A Good Fit For You?

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BY RON CHEPESIUK 09/05 Today, Jernigan owns two U.S. Lawns franchises: U.S. Lawns of Northwest Mississippi and U.S. Lawns of East Memphis. He has thirteen employees and expects    More
Thursday, September 1, 2005

Workers Compensation: How to Keep Rates Down

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BY THOMAS G. DOLAN. When it comes to workers compensation insurance, youre often caught between a rock and a hard place. Its one of your biggest costs as a businessman and one that always seems to be on the rise. When it comes to workers’ compensation insurance, you’re often caught between a rock and a hard place. It’s one of y    More
Monday, August 1, 2005

H-2B Application Process Approved

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07/05 The Department of Homeland Security has released its guidelines on how to file petitions for H-2B workers. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is now a    More
Friday, July 1, 2005