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Month: September 2021

Building Resilience with Jim McCutcheon: Season 2, Episode 16 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 16 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, host Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape talks with Jim McCutcheon, CEO of HighGrove Partners.   McCutcheon graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in landscape architecture. He began his career with Post Properties as a landscape designer. In 2001, […]

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What Did I Miss? Takeaways from NALP Field Trip at Ruppert Landscape

More than 250 landscape and lawn care professionals from companies large and small gathered to attend the fifth annual NALP Field Trip, which was held at Ruppert Landscape’s headquarters in Laytonsville, Maryland. Hosts Frank Mariani and Marty Grunder led a deep dive into what makes Ruppert so successful and how they do business. Some of […]

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NALP Members in the News: Massey Services, Davey Tree, Advanced Turf Solutions

Read more about these NALP members and partners in the news. Massey Services Named One of Central Florida’s 2021 ‘Best Places To Work’ The Orlando Business Journal has named Massey Services one of its 2021 ‘Best Places to Work.’ This is the 10th time the publication has named Massey Services in its ‘Best Places to […]

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Business Smarts: Should You Have a 4-Day Workweek?

With the labor market becoming increasingly tight, lawn care and landscape company owners have to consider a number of ways to differentiate themselves. One option is to offer the perk of 3-day weekends by working on a 4-day, 10-hour workweek. Landscape companies that have opted to go this route have reported their staff is better […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Keeping A City’s Community Hub Green and Clean

City Springs, in Sandy Springs, Georgia, was envisioned as a place for community activity and designed to be a gathering spot for business, government and residential communities. This 14-acre multi-use space functions as the city’s civic and community anchor. Due to its integral nature to the city, Ruppert Landscape was selected to handle the landscape […]

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Cultivating the Employee Experience

Do you have a plan for the employee experience from start to finish? Many lawn care and landscape companies don’t really have this planned out and instead let it happen by accident. Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, says operating this way is like baking a cake and not even trying to follow the recipe. […]

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New Rules for Networking: Season 2, Episode 15 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 15 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, and Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape, talk with each other.    In this podcast, our hosts reflect back on the last few months, as summer […]

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NALP’s Trailblazer Program Rebranded as NAVIGATE

NALP’s Trailblazer Mentoring Program is being expanded and it is also getting a new name as well. Moving forward, the mentoring program will be known as NAVIGATE. “Don’t worry, our Trailblazers haven’t gone anywhere,” says Corey Ruple, AVP, membership and database operations for NALP. “NAVIGATE mentors are our industry Trailblazers. These are an elite group […]

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Learn How to Outthink the Competition to Drive Bottom-Line Results

Have you ever wondered how some companies are able to pivot, transform and pursue new growth ideas? Kaihan Krippendorff, business strategy speaker and author, says their secret is a repeatable process and a common language that can be learned and taught. Krippendorff will be covering this topic during the opening general session at LANDSCAPES 2021 […]

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