Beyond the virus: 5 Takeaways

Joe Kujawa, Blog - December, 2020

After a rough start to an unprecedented year, landscape organizations within our portfolio have not only regained their equilibrium and optimism, but the crisis has provided opportunities for growth. Company founder Bruce Wilson says that 2020 offered meaningful crisis management lessons for landscape business of all sizes and companies that did well, did so by […]

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Agility is Key to Improving Performance

Steve Steele, Lawn & Landscape - December, 2020

2020 taught us that no matter how fast we move, business, unlike NASCAR, is not just a series of predictable left turns, but instead a track with multiple twists and turns like an Indy car event. Success demands not only speed, but agility – an ability to navigate the changing landscape at record speed without […]

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Organize the Org Chart

Bruce Wilson, Lawn & Landscape November - December, 2020

Org charts are essential components of business strategy. Yet, as companies go through different growth cycles, their organizational needs change while organization chart models remain unchanged. As a result, there can be a degree of dysfunction and things seem harder to control. This is a symptom, not the cause. With business continuously evolving, nothing stays […]

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Planning for 2021? Think like a start-up

Joe Kujawa, Lawn & Landscape October - December, 2020

Strategic planning can be tough in a normal year. This year, it has been anything but normal as the coronavirus trampled the rulebook and forced businesses to cope with urgent needs, and change and adapt on a massive scale. Although we don’t know about what next year will bring, here are six short- and mid-term […]

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Progress during Covid-19

Bruce Wilson, Lawn & Landscape September 2020 - December, 2020

As we head into the last lap of this historic year, innovation, strategy and change management have become more important than ever. Like so many, I, too, entered 2020 planning for optimism. Then COVID-19 happened and even the best plans were hijacked by uncertainty. There was no precedent for the pandemic’s uncertainty. First thoughts were […]

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