November 13, 2023 - The Edge from the National Association of Landscape Professionals

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Day: November 13, 2023

Faces of the Industry: Julie Hayes

Julie Hayes didn’t plan on working in the landscape industry. In fact, she worked as a community association manager for over 20 years before making a career change. She mentioned her boredom with her current career to Joel Sullivan, vice president of Sullivan’s Landscaping & Maintenance, based in Milford, Delaware, while waiting for a community […]

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Meet Chris Senske, the 2023 Advocate of the Year

Chris Senske, acquisitions ambassador for Senske Services, based in Kennewick, Washington, got involved in advocacy early in his career as he grew up in a family that was pretty involved in the political process and he wanted to protect the family business from laws and regulations that could interfere with their success. “If you don’t […]

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Building Your Team: Celebrate Your Staff with Internal Recognition Programs

There are multiple ways to express your appreciation to your employees, but internal recognition programs are particularly useful for improving morale and motivating the desired behaviors in your team. “Everybody’s a little different, but we feel that generally speaking, most people want to feel good at work,” says Dave DiGregorio, VP of sales for Ground […]

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Power Up Your Org Chart

This information came from a session during the 2023 ELEVATE conference and expo. Don’t miss ELEVATE in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Nov. 3-6, 2024. As you grow your landscape company, you might wonder when or why to make certain key hires, such as adding admin staff, an operations manager or a CFO. The good news is there’s […]

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Four Ways Lawn and Landscape Companies Can Give Back

November is often a month of mindfulness and gratitude as you reflect on all the things you are thankful for. It’s also a time to give back to those who have supported you in your journey and aid others who are in need. There are numerous methods to give back this season and year-round. Here […]

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