Mike Fitzpatrick on Labor

Blog by: Mike Fitzpatrick, Vice President of U.S. Lawns. Labor is our greatest asset… Regardless of the industry, the most successful companies have exceptional employees. One thing all U.S. Lawns franchisees share is the recognition that having a super star team is mission critical. But, even though labor is the greatest asset of every commercial…read more

Brandon Moxam on Strengthening Customer Relationships

Blog by: Brandon Moxam, Vice President of U.S. Lawns. It’s about being a business friend In commercial grounds care, much like all other service industries, strengthening customer relationships all begins with the concept of radical personalization. In the most basic sense, it’s all about developing a business friendship. Defining business friendship Now, we’re not talking…read more

The Value of Economic Interdependence

Blog by: Ken Hutcheson, President of U.S. Lawns. Climb the Value Chain One of the core tenets of U.S. Lawns is that it is hard to fire a business friend. We built the business around this concept, and it continues to serve us well. How do we become a business friend instead of just a…read more

Springtime Is Enhancement Season

Blog by: Mike Fitzpatrick, Vice President of U.S. Lawns. It’s Time To Pay Attention To The Landscape Springtime is when we begin to pay special attention to the landscape all around us. Budding trees and early blooms elevate the spirits, and it’s a prime time of the year to make property improvements. For U.S. Lawns,…read more

Employee Recruitment

Blog by: Brandon Moxam, Vice President of U.S. Lawns. Your Team Encompasses Every Relationship You Need To Operate Successfully To state it simply, this is a business of people. If there’s one factor that can be most limiting to any business owner, it’s the ability to build and manage a team. It’s important to recognize…read more

Spring Start Up

Blog by: Mike Fitzpatrick, Vice President of U.S. Lawns. You Should Already Be Planning Your Spring Start Up With springtime just around the bend, we all look forward to the approach of longer daylight hours, warmer temperatures, and the awakening of our turf, trees and plants. For commercial property owners and managers, this refreshing of…read more

Bryan Smith on Cultivating a Culture

U.S. Lawns–Team 157 Franchisee Bryan Smith’s Culture For Success Bryan Smith, owner of U.S. Lawns – Team 157 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina knows what it means to become a success story because of his incredible team –a feat which he says he achieves by being strict but fair, and maintaining that culture of mutual…read more

Building a Culture of Mutual Respect

U.S. Lawns President Ken Hutcheson wanted to share some of his thoughts below on building a culture based on mutual respect. A Stellar Team Is The Secret To Success One of the big reasons U.S. Lawns is so special is because we recognize the role economic interdependence plays not just with vendors, suppliers and customers,…read more

U.S. Lawns Process for Productivity

Landscape Management Magazine Article – By Emily Schappacher Weekly landscape maintenance checklists help crews do their jobs consistently and efficiently. While all clients’ properties are different, the way they’re serviced should be the same every time. At least that’s the mantra at U.S. Lawns. The $170-million commercial grounds care franchise business headquartered in Orlando, Fla.,…read more

Mike Kirk Understands Motivation

U.S. Lawns Hall of Fame member Mike Kirk knows what it takes to retain customers and employees. He’s had one customer for over 12 years and one manager for 14 years. Other employees have been with him 4 to 10 years. What’s his formula? There are a number of factors, the largest being Mike’s sincere…read more

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