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NALP Celebrates New Headquarters in Fairfax

We moved into our new association headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, in late August, and on October 3, we held the official grand opening party welcoming guests, vendors and to our new offices. We couldn’t be more excited with how our … Continue reading

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Daily Huddles Increase Productivity

Author Jeffrey Scott, MBA, is an NALP consultant member and author, business coach, hall-of-fame consultant, and expert in growth and profit maximization in the lawn & landscape industry. Do you ever feel so crazy busy, that you end up skipping … Continue reading

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Meet Rex Bishop, Director of Technical Education

Rex Bishop is joining the NALP team as the Director of Technical Education. He worked in the nursery industry before teaching horticultural and landscaping at the college level for more than 25 years, most recently serving as the Vice President for … Continue reading

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On the Road at the NALP Sales Boot Camp

NALP vice president of education and services Shaine Anderson was on the road last week at the NALP Sales Bootcamp with Marty Grunder which was held at the Bartlett Tree Experts research laboratory in Raleigh, North Carolina. We can’t give … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Take Control of Your Time to Maximize Your Productivity

NALP consultant member Bill Silverman, of Springboard Business Coaching, offers advice for landscape and lawn care pros who want to take back 10 – 15 hours of their time each week. Imagine if you could free up 10 – 15 hours … Continue reading

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What are Landscape Business Owners Grateful for this Year?

With Thanksgiving on our minds, we asked our landscape and lawn care member companies what they are grateful for this year. “At Environmental Enhancements, Inc. we are thankful for our great employees that help provide a memorable service for our … Continue reading

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Five Social Trends for Landscape Professionals to Watch In 2017

Daniel Levine, trends guru, executive director of The Avant-Guide Institute, and featured speaker at the upcoming NALP Leaders Forum, offers some insight into trends you can capitalize on in 2017.  To understand what’s trending, and why, landscape professionals need to … Continue reading

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NALP Member News – Week of Sept 12

(Photo: The Landscape Center’s ribbon was cut by Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves. Left: Jeff Peterman, Michael Hatcher, Tate Reeves, Kelly Ogden) Michael Hatcher & Associates, Inc. of Memphis, Tennessee, opened its new 22-acre headquarters in Olive Branch, Mississippi on Thursday, Sept. … Continue reading

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How Do People Talk About Being Landscape Industry Certified?

Customers say certifications and accreditations are one of the top things they look for when choosing a provider. If you are Landscape Industry Certified, it is important to tout your achievement and let customers and potential employers know what it means … Continue reading

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H-2B  Advocacy Fight Enters Critical Stage

Prior to the August recess, the House Appropriations Committee passed its version of the fiscal 2017 Department of Homeland Appropriations bill, which would renew the H-2B returning worker exemption for another year. The Senate Appropriations Committee passed its version of … Continue reading

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