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Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community. – Andrew Carnegie Corporate giving is nothing new. From Andrew Carnegie’s libraries to the Rockefeller Foundation, American business interests have embraced the impetus to “give back” since the Industrial Revolution. As a country,…read more
If you know anyone in Jackson who’s looking for a job, do them a favor. Tell them the best employer in town is a family-owned U.S. Lawns franchise with a 15-year history of success. David and Suan Pursell purchased the Jackson territory in 1999, and have recently expanded to Vicksburg, where their son David, Jr.,…read more
It’s no surprise that Patagonia’s color is green. The same green as the company’s dedication to environmental sustainability–or the $540 million in revenue it generates annually. Founder Yvon Chouinard knows he’s different, putting forth a business model that focuses on environmental transparency, employee satisfaction and a knack for living in the heads of its consumers….read more
After the conference, we asked franchisees what they’d learned. The diversity of answers surprised us. Very few of you focused solely on Customer Satisfaction, or Surveys, or service scores. Instead, you saw the bigger picture, choosing to make Employee Retention or Community Service your next big initiative. This reminds us of a truth. Creating a…read more
Music City, USA, got a rousing, boot-kicking, U.S. Lawns welcome at the annual conference, July 24-26. With record attendance, owners and their staff joined to celebrate our success and look forward to tomorrow. Now, the real work begins: implementing strategies to make our network stronger. The theme of this year’s conference was “The Customer Connection,”…read more