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Travis Leicht of OnSite Supply talks to Stan about maximizing your current assets to create more profit in your business. What are some changes that can be made (easily) to bring in more income with less effort. Travis has been doing Periscope videos and using them to increase his business. When it comes to business, he wants you to start by evalua…
 
Syd Stephan of Kage Innovations gave his son, Mike Stephan, the opportunity to create a one of a kind snow plow system. Mike was always creative and he was encouraged by his parents to keep coming up with new ideas. When somebody senses that you’re willing to take a risk and pursue their creative solutions to make a job faster or easier, they will …
 
When he was 24, Bryan’s neighbor offered him a job at a lawn care business. After becoming unhappy with his manager, Bryan had had enough. Another neighbor was moving and had 3 things to get rid of: a dog, a TV, and a John Deere lawn tractor for $800. He used that John Deere to launch his business (along with a van and a boat trailer). Now he is pa…
 
Blake is a 19-year-old who has been in the green industry for 3 years. He has been dominating social media to grow his business. Consistency – You have to post on social media regularly (not a bunch in one day and then not again for awhile) . Quality – High quality content that aren’t all the same. Tags – put relevant tags on the posts. When people…
 
If you get hurt, can your company still go on? It’s time to start thinking about your business as a business. Focus on building your people instead of focusing on building systems. Once you have your key people in place, then you can create systems around them. If you don’t have people to operate the systems, what good are they? As owners, we often…
 
Are you looking to expand your business to include chemical applications? Matthew Martin has worked for national fertilizer and weed control companies and has ran his own business, and he sits down with Stan to guide people looking to move into this niche or expand their current business. His first piece of advice is for business owners to reach ou…
 
After moving to Wheaton, IL, as a young boy, Greg taught himself how to build a pond by digging one in his parents’ backyard. Neighbor’s saw his work and asked him to build them ponds. Eventually, he started a small business to make summer money. After the Chicago Tribune wrote a front page article on him, Greg’s business took off. It’s all about t…
 
George Packard and Stan discuss the importance of growing your business so you create a safety cushion if you get injured, sick, or worse. If you don’t want to grow your business for yourself, do it for the ones you love. ? ??Be smart about your advertising. At the very minimum, there should be a 4 to 1 return on all advertising money spent. A good…
 
Daniel Aplin is starting in plant installation and design and interviews Stan in this weeks podcast interview. He is given free reign and gets to ask Stan anything he wants. Questions covered include: How do you set goals and commit to them? S – Specific M -Measurable A – Actionable R – Realistic ?T – Time sensitive How do you market on a low budge…
 
Former successful lawn care and landscape professional, Doug Cobair, and his wife Stacy decided to sell it all and move from the city to the country. He went from living in a 2500 sq ft house in the city to homesteading on 11 acres and living in a 800 sq ft log home that built by himself (with no carpentry skills). They grow 90% of their own food a…
 
**The information contained herein is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment in any manner. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding any medical condition.** Enzo found himself drinking and medicating a clinical depression. …
 
Stan chats with Stacey Marks, co-founder of OnSite Supply about the importance of connecting with both your male and female market and using social media. Having a female look at your marketing and advertising ideas to give their input can be a make-or-break situation as a woman is the one making the final decision in […]…
 
Jeri Schulze knows how to hire (and fire) for large companies, small companies and everything in between. She discusses what to look for in a resume and interview to help decide if somebody is going to be a good fit for your team. 1. There is no universal resume. You should highlight what you are […]…
 
Look for reasons to be grateful (every single day) instead of things to be upset about. Practicing gratitude is a “keystone habit.” The positive affects continue into other areas in your life. “Give Thanks” System T – Think about what you’re grateful for H – Have an open mind (nothing you are grateful for is […]…
 
Brian ran a business in high school with a friend, got a job out of school, and then in April 2015, he started a new business. In today’s episode, Brian asks Stan vital questions about transitioning from running a part-time business to a full-time business. They also dive into important questions about the differences in […]…
 
Don’t have analysis paralysis and think yourself out of new projects. Just get started! Stan interviews Joe Mooney of Homesteadonomics about how he harvests 90-95% of his water usage from rainwater. Joe goes over the specifics of how he has his collection, filter, and storage systems set up. Every inch of rain on 1,000 square […]…
 
Dirt Monkey University is looking for writers to contribute content using their experience in the industry. We will then post your blog on our website and put a link to your website. We will also provide you with a badge that you can put on your website and link to your article. This will have […]
 
Stan sits down with Greg Chism (AKA Geek to Freak) and Keith & Ashley Kalfas after the GIE Expo to have a casual conversation about the ins and outs of their YouTube “careers.” Links from this episode Geek to Freak The Landscaping Employee Trap
 
Stan talks to Dustin Maher of Fit Moms for Life about exercise, nutrition, and how it affects every part of our lives and business. Our body is our engine – food is our fuel. Exercise smarter. Change the food you eat. You are the role model for your family and company. Food myths: Fat makes […]
 
Stan turns the tables and is interviewed by young entrepreneur, Robert Buzzard. He is 20-years-old and wants to start an excavating and hardscaping business. Robert has limited technical and business experience and wants to know the best plan of action. Things you need to master when starting a business Sales – sales skills will make […]…
 
Today Stan talks with Tony Bass who partnered up with Michael Gerber (author of The E Myth: Why Most Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It) to write The E Myth: Landscape and Contractors edition. Before he read The E-Myth, Tony’s landscaping business was making approximately $350,000 in revenue with 8 employees. After […]…
 
Stan and Marty Grunder discuss how leadership allows you to leverage your time and resources. When things didn’t work out as Marty wanted and expected, he is able to trace it back to poor leadership. When things go well, he is being a good leader. 5 Tenets of Successful Leaders Lead by example Have integrity […]…
 
Kim Julen with Finding Your Fiji discusses the importance of trusting your intuition to grow your business. She discusses a few tests you can do right where you are to help determine whether or not you should do something. So, how do you know it’s your intuition and not your ego? Intuition feels natural, spontaneous, […]…
 
Jim Bouchard goes over 8 universal strategies for personal and professional mastery that apply to large and small business alike. Discipline Focus – letting go of the distractions keeping you from the task at hand Understand and Cultivate Power Be Confident – Yet Humble Be Flexible, Adaptable, and Comfortable with Uncertainty Strap on Your Belt […]…
 
Building a business is about putting the systems in place by making sure all the little details are in place. Nick’s goal is to work 33% of the time while creating a full time income. When you have streamlined systems in your business, you don’t have to micromanage everything for consistent profits. Every person in […]…
 
Jeremiah & Rory from Construct-Ed join Stan today as they discuss a new way to get business education for you and your team. Industry professionals who are experts in their field teach online courses on Construct-Ed. You no longer have to hunt down these professionals to try to get them to lunch or a cup […]…
 
If you don’t have a landscape designer on staff, partnering up with one is a great tool to have in your back pocket. When a customer asks you, “Can you draw this up for me?” it is much better to be able to answer, “yes, we have a specialist who does that” than send them […]
 
Maintaining and growing romantic and familial relationships can be difficult when starting a business. Having a successful marriage, family, and business requires a unique balance of time, money, and resources. Stan sits down with Keith & Ashley Kalfas after the 2015 GIE Expo to discuss the early years of their relationship and marriage. How did [……
 
You’re not just a number cruncher. Stop estimating jobs, and start selling them! What is your sales process? Shawn reviews the three bidding styles and how to perfect your presentation strategy. 1. Estimator 2. Schmoozer 3. Consultative “Whether you buy from me, or somebody else, you’re going to have the tools and information necessary to […]…
 
What are Facebook “dark posts” and how can you use them to promote your business in a targeted and cost-effective way? Today Stan talks with business owner and social media expert Tyler Olson. If your company is on Facebook already, then sponsored posts and dark posts are an awesome way for you to reach more […]…
 
If you want to run a successful business, forget about your craft. You can be the best landscaper…the best excavator…the best contractor around – but ultimately, none of that matters if you don’t know how to communicate. The hard truth is, it doesn’t matter how good you are at your craft, people skills are absolutely […]…
 
Whether you’re seriously thinking about starting a new landscaping business, or maybe you’re on the fence about taking the next step in your current company…what’s the biggest thing standing between you and your success? It’s not money, or equipment, or personnel – it’s fear. In this episode, Dale and Stan tackle this subject head-on. At […]…
 
Michael Port is a marketing guru that tells us NOT to focus on marketing – seriously. So what should we focus on? As business owners and managers, what ultimately makes a potential customer choose you and your company? Michael and Stan teach us just that in this episode of LBP. Learn how to go into […]…
 
Turning weeders into leaders. That’s Jeff McManus’ philosophy when it comes to shaping the culture of your company. But what does that mean? And what the hell does “company culture” have to do with my 10-man landscaping business? The answer is simple. By educating your employees, engaging them, empowering them, and trusting them, you can […]…
 
Travis Leicht is a young entrepreneur that approaches business from a completely different mentality. By his early twenties, Travis had already started, built, and sold multiple companies. In fact, the sole purpose he started the companies was just to sell them. Driven by his passion for bio-diesel engines, Travis has developed a proven strategy to…
 
It’s official – all of your excuses for not taking action are now BS. Let me run down some of the stats of our guest, Cullen Green. Cullen employs seven full-time people and has 5 trucks running. What’s the kicker? He’s 16 years old. This impressive young man bought a truck for his business before […]…
 
I’ll be completely honest here. Self-help techniques and “ra ra!” type affirmations aren’t for all of us. But you’re listening to us to learn, right? To grow? To get that kick in the ass you need to start carving your own path? Give Robert Mallon a shot in this episode of LBP, and I guarantee […]
 
Shaun Caldwell is owner of Charlotte Print, an online printing company located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Shaun’s background is internet marketing, but when his career wasn’t going where he wanted, he got into print media – which seems a little backwards – but it’s a move that Shaun truly believes was a game changer. Before […]…
 
Corinna Essa is a social media expert. She’s helped companies of all types and sizes approach their social media marketing in a way that makes sense for their industry, budget, and marketing goals. Take Pinterest for example…the simplicity of posting a beautifully photographed before and after picture on Pinterest can have a profound affect on […]…
 
Angie’s List is a website designed make money by helping consumers find reputable service providers in their area. How does it work? Angie’s list charges service providers to be “featured” on the Angie’s List website, making the company’s listing more visible in order to generate leads. You might wonder, “What does it cost?” Well, how […]…
 
Jeffrey Scott, MBA, author, business coach, hall-of-fame consultant, is the expert in growth and profit maximization in the lawn & landscape industry. He grew his company into a successful $10 million enterprise, and he’s now devoted to helping others achieve profound success. Jeffrey believes, if you really want to run and grow the business you [……
 
The Man, The Myth, The Legend: John Lee Dumas. After growing up in Maine, John went to college on an Army ROTC scholarship, eventually becoming an officer in the Army and doing a 13 month tour in Iraq. For the next 6 years, John tried law school, real estate, and corporate finance, but nothing felt […]…
 
Head Honcho of View from the Top Consulting, Aaron Walker has a storied and impressive background. Aaron started in the pawn shop business, and after 27 years, he retired from that and got into construction industry. He bought into ABC Building, a company focused on high-end homes – but more importantly – Aaron helped it […]…
 
Your employees — at least the good ones — have a desire for mastery. If they’re doing what they enjoy doing, what they’re passionate about, then they will have an inherent desire to become better and better at it. That’s all well and good…the question is…how, as managers, do we use that to our advantage? […]…
 
Our guest today is Brian Shain, owner of Top Notch Lawn Care and the Top Notch Lawns YouTube channel. In this episode of the LBP Podcast, Stan and Brian remind us – it’s not what you know, it’s who you know – and a huge part of success is trust and likability. Like it or […]
 
Call it whatever you want – an ‘ah-ha’ moment, a ‘game-changer’ – just don’t ignore it! Jordan Harbinger didn’t ignore his, and now he’s the host of one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes, The Art of Charm. Jordan and Stan discuss the importance of people in business, and how you can leverage simple, […]…
 
How many times have you spent half the day meeting with a potential client only to realize their project is completely unrealistic for their budget? How much time have you wasted trying to figure out the scope of a project when the customer really has no idea what they want? Remember, YOU are in control […]…
 
Are you an introvert, extrovert, or somewhere in the middle? Knowing where you fall and how to handle yourself based on personality strengths will put you ahead of 80% of the contractors out there. People think that introverts can’t make successful sales people, when in fact, they excel at certain skills which extroverts have a […]…
 
You’ll find Johnny Mow on YouTube talking about business side of the lawn mowing industry, and much more. Chasing your dream does not mean burdening yourself with too much work, too much stress and looming deadlines. Your perspective and your outlook influence every aspect of your life, your business, and your family. Johnny approaches his […]…
 
You can have a phenomenal website and great brochures, but at the end of the day, people buy from people. Networking is an annoying, pretentious, and even disgusting word to most contractors. When we hear the word “networking” we imagine an awkward conversation with someone we don’t know and have nothing in common with. This […]…
 
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