Even the landscape industry. “The best candidates for the franchise business model are landscape contractors who are looking to grow their existing business and aren’t exactly sure how to go about doing it,” says Scott Frith, president, Lawn Doctor, Matawan, New Jersey.
Snow & Ice
In these tough economic times, we’re all looking for opportunities that could add revenue to our business. In many parts of the country, when the cold weather blows in, snow isn’t far behind. Landscape contractors in many of these areas shut down their business for the season.
SUCCESS DOESN’T HAPPEN BY accident. It has nothing to do with luck. It’s not a magic pill someone swallows or a wand someone waves which immediately manifests a revolutionary change in status and bank balance.
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 JIMMY VEE AND TRAVIS MILLER
Being creative and thinking outside the box can be a road map to success
Some people are so anxious to get their career started, they feel that until they do, time’s a-wasting.
However, sooner or later you
begin to realize that there
are no shortcuts. Learning a
business is going to a different
kind of school -- the
School of Hard Knocks.
PRIMED AND READY TO ONE DAY assume her father’s business, Meredith DeWitt faces not only the pressures of maintaining a $30-million a year corporation, but the
pitfalls of being a young woman in a predominately male industry.
What if you could easily and relatively inexpensively expand your business without incurring increased operating costs? And what if you could accomplish this by adding only one piece of equipment...
Remember when you first started your business? Those early years were nervewracking, exciting and certainly challenging. Over the years, you built a solid business and raised a family. Being a small family business, your kids grew up ‘in the business;’ after all, they listened to business talk every night at the dinner table.