These kids today get no discipline. They do what they want, when they want, and they dont care whos watching. As a result, many of them are doomed to spend their adult lives confined, either physically or emotionally.
Homestead Landscaping, Bondeville, Vermont, found this out first-hand in the late 1980s when a construction boom exploded in the area. The company had a perfect plan to grow its business.
Chic Kelty will be the first to admit that if he had the chance to do it over again, he would do some things differently. On the other hand, maybe it was because of these life experiences that Kelty is where he is today.
Snow & Ice
If you're living and working in a four-season
climate and you're not already offering snow
and ice removal, chances are you've wondered
about it. There's no doubt that cleaning up
after winter weather is big business in this
country. Companies that do the job well can
make substantial profits in short order.
How many times have your customers told you that they've always dreamed
of having a pond in their backyard? Uh . . . wait a minute, now let's
review that. Did they say pond or did they actually say, 'I've always
dreamed of having a waterfall in my backyard'?
Weed and Pest Control
Crabgrass, Johnson grass, dandelions—such weeds can overcrowd lawns and pilfer air, water and nutrients that desirable plants need to survive and maintain a healthy appearance. Unchecked, weeds can completely dominate these plants, turning what could be a beautiful and verdant lawn into a wasteland of unsightly weeds.
Let’s face it, all good companies that have been in business for any length of time are pretty well booked from April through July, sometimes even into August. Why? Customers are motivated to buy because they have a sense of urgency.