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Brian Brueggemann Joins Bruce Wilson & Company

Bruce Wilson & Company - January, 2022

Brian Brueggemann, former director of landscape operations at Focal Pointe Outdoor Solutions in Caseyville, Illinois, has joined the Bruce Wilson & Co. team as a productivity improvement consultant and trainer. “In today’s competitive environment, improving workflow is key,” said Brian “By looking at the activities landscape teams repeat all the time, we can eliminate bottlenecks and distractions, and improve factors that increase capacity […]

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You Need a Network

Robert Clinkenbeard - January, 2022

Landscape CEOs, more than any other, know the importance of ecosystem health when it comes to the growth of their clients’ properties. What if we applied a similar principle as a growth strategy for leadership? I’ve built and led several companies: some I fell into accidentally and grew organically; others I approached with a vision […]

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The 12 Days of a Learning Organization

Bruce Wilson & Company - December, 2021

The gift of knowledge, whether for twelve days or for forever, is the gift that keeps on giving. We hope that your holiday wish list brings you and your business continued success and your friends and family closer together in another year when ‘close’ seems more elusive than ever. From our team to yours, we send you our […]

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All About Achievement

Bruce Wilson - December, 2021

Among Steve Jobs’ most quoted observations about success is that dots only connect when you look back. For me, the dots were there for all to see at LANDSCAPES 2021 when Britt Wood, National Association of Landscape Professionals CEO, presented me with the association’s Lifetime Achievement Award, accompanied by a ballroom size retrospective of my […]

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At Wilson Peer Group Meetings, Fast Beats Slow

Bruce Wilson - 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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