December 2022 - The Edge from the National Association of Landscape Professionals

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Month: December 2022

Business Smarts: Crafting Resolutions to Benefit Your Company

New Year’s resolutions are often ambitious and well-intentioned goals you set for your personal life, but you can also craft some for your business as you head into the new year. As you reflect on another year finished, these are just a few possible business resolution suggestions to focus on as you continue to grow […]

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Happy Holidays!: Season 3: Episode 32 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In this special episode of Growing in the Green Industry, we want to wish you and your families happy holidays! This episode is hosted by Miles Kuperus at Include Software, Neal Glatt at GrowTheBench, and Brett Lemcke with RM Landscape. Listen to the full podcast below.

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Recertification FAQs and Industry CEU Opportunities

Being Landscape Industry Certified can help you win more work, expand your career opportunities and help you build a better business. NALP also provides marketing materials, logos and more for Landscape Industry Certified individuals to promote their expertise. If you or your team members have taken the time to become Landscape Industry Certified, you want to […]

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NALP Launches Veterans in Landscape Network

Connecting with industry peers can result in new ideas, opportunities and good old-fashioned friendships. That is why NALP is pleased to announce that it has added the Veterans in Landscape Network to its offerings of free special interest networks. “Over the past several months, representatives of NALP’s senior staff have been spending time visiting members,” […]

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Landscape Professionals’ Design and Industry Trends for 2023

For many, 2022 was another successful year. As this year comes to a close, it’s time to set our sights on the new year and look at what will be trending in 2023. Most landscape professionals are cautiously optimistic about what the new year will bring. For instance, they expect the supply chain to not […]

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Top 10 Stories of 2022

We are closing out the year with a look back at our top 10 stories of 2022. If you missed any of these popular stories that offer tips, insights, and feature profiles, now is the time to check them out! 10) Team Building: The Benefits of Conducting Exit Interviews Ideally, you never want your employees […]

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Level Up: Ambler Industries Looks to Add Cultural Fits to Their Team

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. Rob Ambler grew up with an entrepreneurial spirit, always thinking of new business ideas and ways to make money. Because his father traveled a lot working for corporate America, Ambler knew he did not want that […]

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Methods for Keeping the Design Pipeline Full Over the Winter

In the landscape industry, it’s natural for things to slow down in the winter as clients think less about their outdoor spaces and bad weather in some areas of the country presents challenges. However, keeping your design pipeline full over the winter season is still possible. While it was more of a struggle to keep […]

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Top 5 Level Up Stories of 2022

The Level Up series is a collection of articles that share the successful strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies reach the next level. Check out some of the most-read stories in this series in 2022. Click on each company’s name to read the full Level Up article. 5) Level Up: Mullin Focuses on […]

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Team Building: Five Ways to Strengthen Your Company Culture

It’s no secret that the main key to lawn and landscape companies successfully recruiting and retaining their employees is strong company culture. Good companies are constantly looking for ways to improve and provide more for their teams. Be Consistent It’s natural to want to test things out before rolling changes out full-scale, but you need […]

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