REPLAY: Finding Your Why with Joshua Gillow and Duane Draughon - The Edge from the National Association of Landscape Professionals

We recently updated our Privacy Policy. By continuing to use this website, you acknowledge that our revised Privacy Policy applies.

REPLAY: Finding Your Why with Joshua Gillow and Duane Draughon

In this replay episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape and Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape, talk with Joshua Gillow, founder of YES Express, and Duane Draughon owner and lead designer of VizX Design Studios.

Gillow is the founder of YES Express — a company teaching outdoor living contractors the systems that grant the ability to successfully sell on the worst day of your life! His passion is outdoor living, having operated his own outdoor living & landscaping design/build company for 24 years.

Draughon is the owner and lead designer of VizX Design Studios, an outdoor living design firm that adds a “modern design style” to all projects. With over 20 years of experience, Draughon is certainly not new to this industry.

In this podcast, Gillow and Draughon share their own career paths and how they came together and stayed connected before deciding to go into business together. They touch on the importance of networking, taking chances, and navigating away from fear mode and the growth of employees and self-care.

Listen to the full podcast below.

Jill Odom

Jill Odom is the senior content manager for NALP.