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Account Management with Marshall Jones: Season 2, Episode 30 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 30 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape and Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape, and Macey Robinson with LandCare, talk with Marshall Jones, landscape design account manager […]

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Top 5 Faces of the Industry for 2021

The Faces of the Industry series features the stories of various individuals who found their way to the lawn care and landscape industry. They share about their current roles, what they’d like to do in the future and where they’d like to see in the industry change. Click on each person’s name to read the […]

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The Science of Happiness in the Workplace

Did you know by practicing small positive habits you can increase happiness in yourself and your entire team? Certain types of happiness can drive your team’s engagement, motivation, enthusiasm and willingness to put in the extra effort. Eric Karpinski, author of Put Happiness to Work: 7 Strategies to Elevate Engagement for Optimal Performance, will be […]

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Student Values with Dr. Phil Allen and Greg Jolley: Season 2, Episode 29 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 29 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape and Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape, talk with Dr. Phil Allen and Greg Jolley, both professors of landscape management […]

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Learn Your Leadership Style and Encourage Your Employees to Have a Voice

Do you know what your leadership style is? Furthermore, do you know the leadership styles of others in your organization and how effective they are? Sean Martin, Donald & Lauren Morel Associate Professor of Management at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business will be presenting on how leadership styles impact followers during Leaders […]

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Celebrating Your Career Wins: Season 2, Episode 28 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 28 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape, talk about the different career wins they have had over the last few months. In this podcast, they discuss the […]

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Happy Thanksgiving: Season 2, Episode 27 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 27 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, reflect on what they are thankful for this year and wanted to wish all our listeners a very Happy […]

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How I Do It: Creating a Leadership Development Program

As your lawn care or landscape company grows, you’ll need leaders to step up and fill new roles. Naturally, you want to reward your team members who have been with you on the front lines, but some of them may need some fine-tuning before they’re ready for a management position. Often you are faced with […]

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Initiating Your Corporate Social Responsibility with D’Anna Wade Thompson: Season 2, Episode 26 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 26 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape, and Macey Robinson, branch manager with LandCare, talk with D’Anna Wade Thompson, CEO of StandOut Communications. Thompson has spent more […]

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Faces of the Industry: Luis Mata

Luis Mata, maintenance operations manager for Chalet Nursery, based in Wilmette, Illinois, was introduced to the industry at a young age as he started working with his father on a landscape crew throughout high school. “At one point I did not want to be involved in the industry,” Mata says. “I wanted to find something […]

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