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At Wilson Peer Group Meetings, Fast Beats Slow

Cheryl - December, 2021

Making an intentional decision to continuously invest in performance improvement seems like a simple thing to achieve. But ask any CEO who’s tried and the answer is, not as simple as it seems. If the only real sustainable advantage is in learning faster than your competition, how do we do that at speed? And how […]

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Make or Break Pricing Decisions

Steve Steele, Lawn & Landscape - November, 2021

While 2020 was the year of transition to a more remote workforce, 2021 has been the year of reckoning when it comes to inflation. Everything costs more, in many cases significantly more than a year ago. The green industry is no exception to the rule. Rising prices for fuel, materials and especially labor have, in […]

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Meet Bruce Wilson, NALP’s 2021 Lifetime Leadership Award Winner

Bruce Wilson - October, 2021

This year’s Lifetime Leadership Award winner has truly been in the industry for his entire lifetime. Like many others, Bruce Wilson first started out by mowing grass as a kid. “Ironically, my father made me quit mowing lawns and get a job because he thought that it would be good for me to know what […]

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Destructive Habits

Bruce Wilson - October, 2021

Words of Wilson features a rotating panel of consultants from Bruce Wilson & Company, a landscape consulting firm. As anyone who has ever worked for a toxic boss knows, destructive leadership is not just difficult for morale, but it can affect the performance and effectiveness of the whole enterprise. There is no one best style […]

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Bruce Wilson & Company Announces Strategic Partnership with Pacific Crest Group

Bruce Wilson & Company - September, 2021

GREENVILLE, South Carolina – Bruce Wilson & Company, a leading landscape and green industry provider of business management advisory services, has announced a strategic partnership with Pacific Crest Group, a privately-held outsourced solutions firm based in San Rafael, California, that provides specialized expertise in risk management, compliance and labor law, payroll operations, strategic accounting, employee development systems, and organizational performance. […]

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Advice to a New Leader

Joe Kujawa - September, 2021

Words of Wilson features a rotating panel of consultants from Bruce Wilson & Company, a landscape consulting firm. Job openings are at record highs, yet many landscape businesses can’t fill positions and struggle to keep up with demand. In a “Help Wanted” market, maybe the solution is right under your nose. If you have a […]

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5 Steps to Digital Fluency

Steve Steele, Lawn & Landscape - August, 2021

The intense speed at which tech is moving, along with the strategic and competitive advantages a digitally run organization provides, make it more critical than ever to stay ahead of the curve rather than play catch up. The question is not if we need someone to handle tech; it is determining how technology fits into […]

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5 Ways to Remove the Stress from Tech

Steve Steele, Lawn & Landscape - July, 2021

Words of Wilson features a rotating panel of consultants from Bruce Wilson & Company, a landscape consulting firm. No one came out of the pandemic craving more Zoom. Everyone has told me as our industry emerges from a different kind of tech bubble. After a year working in the cloud, technology fatigue has never been […]

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Are You Ready for 2030?

Joe Kujawa, Snow Magazine - May, 2021

Are you preparing for monumental shifts in commercial real estate segment models? Do you even know how your clients’ business models are changing? Or how changes in their industry will impact changes in yours? Working with contractors of all sizes and service offerings across the country, the successful ones have one thing in common: they […]

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5 Fundamentals for a Winning Company

Bruce Wilson, Lawn & Landscape - May, 2021

As a baseball-loving kid growing up in New York, opening day for spring training was my favorite day of the year. Summer was just around the corner and everything was good. Spring training’s emphasis on fundamentals – practicing routine plays, throwing techniques and form, base running, etc. – isn’t all that different from the basics […]

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