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Cultivating Unity: Navigating Growth While Preserving Organizational Identity

Whether you are growing organically, through mergers and acquisitions or a mixture of both, scaling your culture with your team is critical. This task can be challenging as you work to accommodate a larger workforce with multiple locations as communication breakdowns can lead to misunderstandings, misalignment, and a lack of cohesion. “Consistency across the board, […]

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The Power of Collaboration: How Partnerships Propelled SunWorks Landscape Partners’ Rapid Growth

SunWorks Landscape Partners, based in Carrollton, Texas, was founded in 2021 and has already reached No. 55 on Lawn & Landscape’s Top 100 list for 2023. “We are proud of what we have accomplished and are grateful to work with so many dedicated and talented teammates,” says Nate Carlson, CEO of SunWorks Landscape Partners. “Our […]

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Business Smarts: What Are You Planning For?

The saying “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail” is often tossed out when an individual suffers the consequences of not planning. However, this is your call to start the year on the right foot and plan purposefully. “Planning to check a box means just meeting a requirement without understanding its significance,” says […]

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A Spotlight on Industry Stars

From synergy in acquisitions, safety, strategic growth or sustainability, these industry companies are stand-outs. Synergy Star Since Mariani Landscape decided to be the best residential landscape company in the world with their “family of family companies” in December 2020, they have added 12 family-owned companies to their organization. They also created the Mariani Premier Group […]

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To Buy or Not To Buy: Taking On Other Landscape Companies’ Customer Accounts

It’s natural to want to grow your business organically, but there can be times when you are presented with an opportunity to purchase another local landscape company’s clients. This can occur when the other owner is transitioning away from a certain customer base or if some circumstances make it too challenging for that company to […]

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How I Do It: Balancing Quality and Growth

If your company is growing considerably geographically, you might be considering opening another branch. Launching a new location may not be hard but maintaining the same level of quality can be a challenge without the proper procedures in place. Several companies who have spread their branches to different areas share tips on how to balance […]

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