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Bruce Wilson Named Chairman, Robert Clinkenbeard to Head Day-To-Day in Bruce Wilson & Company Rebranding

Bruce Wilson & Company - March, 2023

GREENVILLE, SC, March 15, 2023 ~ Bruce Wilson, founder of green industry consulting firm, Bruce Wilson & Company, and recipient of the National Association of Landscape Contractors’ Lifetime Leadership Award, has been named Chairman as the company refreshes its brand to Wilson360 to mark its next chapter of growth. Robert Clinkenbeard, former managing partner, steps […]

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A Back-To-Basics Strategy

Steve Steele, Financial Services Practice Leader - March, 2023

Yogi Berra, World Series champion and Hall of Fame catcher for the New York Yankees, was known as much for his humorous sayings as he was for his talent. My favorite? “If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll end up someplace else.” No truer words were ever spoken. Navigating the unknown is much easier […]

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Greenius - March, 2023

by Greenius Greenius teamed up with LMN to survey 450 landscaping professionals on the current state of the industry and forecast landscaping industry trends across North America. Training and labor were identified as top challenges for landscaping business owners, as crew wages continue to climb and budgets tighten. Here are our insights on the landscaping labor trends […]

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Online Webinar: The Power of Financial Dashboarding

Bruce Wilson & Company - March, 2023

Good financial management occurs by actively controlling what is in front of you, not passively observing what is already behind you REGISTER HERE About our Speaker Steve Steele, Steele Dynamic Services, LLC., joined the Wilson team in July 2020. Formerly Vice President of Business Systems for Heartland, LLC, a private equity financed holding company that […]

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Leading Through a Crisis

Robert Clinkenbeard - February, 2023

If doom-and-gloom headlines are getting you down, you are not alone. I launched a landscape company in 2001, the beginning of a decade that included global upheaval, 9/11 and the Great Recession. In the end, the business went on to a successful acquisition in 2016. I’ve been an entrepreneur most of my adult life and […]

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A Playbook For The Human Side of Leadership

Robert Clinkenbeard - January, 2023

When I played rugby, being named team captain was a great honor. It meant I had the respect and trust of the team, could lead it to victory and perform under pressure. Rugby’s notoriously rough but the lessons I learned from the pitch offer important insight for leaders. Great team captains, like great CEOs, embody […]

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3 Questions to Better Your Organization

Robert Clinkenbeard - December, 2022

If you’re looking to channel your inner superhero, I have good news. Most of them are not born: They’re made. From Top Gun fighter pilots to caped crusaders, CEOs are the action figures the whole company turns to in times of need. The bad news? If you can’t communicate why your vision matters, the people […]

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FAIR Management of Deskless Employees

Steve Steele, Financial Services Practice Leader - November, 2022

Leaders are in the “people business.” All of their other responsibilities notwithstanding, their team and its care and development are among the most critical responsibilities any leader has. Ensuring that the team is functioning at its best requires that leaders regularly spend quality time with their direct reports to help them develop and mature into […]

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The wow factor: A leader’s guide to excellence

Bruce Wilson - November, 2022

It certainly is an unsettled economy, but so far, business has remained strong for most landscape companies. Inflation is a definite factor, as are rising interest rates. As of this writing, the labor market has eased up a bit, probably due to seasonality rather than other factors that might be longer lasting. As I look […]

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Make Water Conservation a Strategic Priority for 2023

Brodie Bruner - November, 2022

With scarcity of labor and increasing business costs, the landscape industry is facing mounting headwinds to profitability that can ONLY be countered by applying new technology and automation, especially in irrigation services.  According to Brodie Bruner, EVP of Weathermatic, “Throwing labor at operational inefficiencies is no longer a viable strategy, either from a labor supply […]

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