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NALP’s Trailblazer Program Rebranded as NAVIGATE

NALP’s Trailblazer Mentoring Program is being expanded and it is also getting a new name as well. Moving forward, the mentoring program will be known as NAVIGATE. “Don’t worry, our Trailblazers haven’t gone anywhere,” says Corey Ruple, AVP, membership and database operations for NALP. “NAVIGATE mentors are our industry Trailblazers. These are an elite group […]

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Meet the Trailblazers: Loriena Harrington

Loriena Harrington, LIC, owner of Beautiful Blooms LLC, based in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, is one of NALP’s Trailblazer mentors. The Trailblazer mentoring program pairs NALP members with experienced industry professionals who volunteer their time to help others learn about how to run a successful business. Harrington became a Trailblazer back in 2017 after being nominated […]

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How Webinars & Conferences Help Build Adam Linneman’s Business

Adam Linnemann had a lawn business before he could even drive himself to his clients’ properties. “I had a push mower and a wagon when I was 14,” Linnemann recalls. “When I turned 16 and got my driver’s license, that’s when things really started to take off. I started working all around town over the […]

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Breakfast With Champions: Q&A On Business Groups

“A business is like a shark–if it isn’t always adapting, changing, innovating … moving, it’ll die. As a leader of your business, it’s your job to always be learning and coming up with new ways to move your business forward. To always be in an environment of personal, mental and spiritual growth, surround yourself with […]

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Why Wouldn't You Want a Mentor?

Author Rod Dickens talked with Michael Becker an NALP Trailblazer Peer Mentor, and his mentee Casey Hurd about their mentoring experience. Now is the time to sign up for a mentor in 2017.  Trailblazer Michael Becker, Landscape Industry Certified, is offering something special for his new mentee, Casey Hurd, Greenscapes Land Care in Still Pond, […]

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The Benefits of Mentoring are a Two-way Street

Willamette Landscape’s Matt Triplett, Landscape Industry Certified, has mentored a half dozen or more landscape professionals during his tenure as an NALP Trailblazer. His most recent mentee, Tim Buiten,  of Tim’s Complete Landscape Management in Kent, WA, recently spent two days at Willamette’s facility in Tualatin, OR. “Tim spent eight hours touring our place and […]

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