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Help Wanted: Tips for Recruiting the Best Employees

There’s no denying the importance of your crew. In addition to creating landscapes, they build your public image. And yet, so often we hear the same complaints from owners: it’s hard to attract and retain good labor. When U.S. Lawns opened in 1986, this wasn’t as difficult. Entry level workers typically made around $3 an…read more

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Six Ways to Be Radically Personal

We’ve talked enough about abstractions like “radical personalization.” Let’s put the idea to work in the context of your daily business. How do you make every interaction personal, from the proposal to the account maintenance phase? Here are 6 tips on taking personal service to the next level: 1. Don’t network; change lives. Many of…read more

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Darrick and Melinda Stirling’s Tips for Creating a Service Culture

Darrick and Melinda Stirling could give plenty of advice. After two years as U.S. Lawns owners, they’ve already landed in the Million Dollar Club and expanded their operation to two territories in the Kansas City area. But Darrick and Melinda aren’t the types to brag about their accomplishments. In fact, what motivates them most is…read more

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How Giving Back Gives You an Advantage

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

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Tips for Making Your Business the Best Place to Work

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