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Spring-Green Welcomes Franchise Owners Lee & Yvonne Nisly

Spring-Green Lawn Care is proud to announce its newest franchise owners, Lee and Yvonne Nisly. The Nisly’s will service Wichita and Hutchinson, Kansas and their surrounding communities. Background in Business Lee Nisly, a seasoned green industry expert, started his career working at a maintenance company when he was in high school. Together Lee and Yvonne purchased Lee’s Lawn Care in 1999, which was a dream of his. “I enjoy working outside on lawns and interacting with customers. I also enjoy the flexibility that it provides for myself and my family” […]

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Spring-Green Welcomes Newest Franchise Owners Andrew and Derek Turner

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Spring-Green Lawn Care is proud to announce its newest franchise owners, Andrew Turner and Derek Turner of Greenville, Greer, and the surrounding cities of South Carolina. Drawn To The Green Industry Andrew Turner, a seasoned green industry expert, began his landscaping career when he was only 15 years old. Being in the green industry for over 12 years, Turner enjoys working outside on lawns. When asked what attracted Turner to the lawn care side of the business, he said, “It’s cliché, but to beautify people’s lawns.” Businesses Working Together Along […]

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Spring-Green Welcomes Franchise Owners in Cedar Rapids, IA

Hargis Faulkner

Spring-Green Lawn Care is proud to announce its newest franchise owners, Tim Hargis and Mike Faulkner, servicing Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and surrounding cities. Finding Spring-Green Hargis and Faulkner are currently employed at Duane Arnold Energy Center in IA. Because the power plant will soon be decommissioned, they began looking for their next business endeavor. When researching opportunities, a Spring-Green ad appeared for a current business that was for sale and they became interested and wanted to learn more. Providing Stability and Growth Hargis and Faulkner believe that Spring-Green will give […]

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How to Help Your Employees Avoid Burnout Using SMART Goals

SMART Goals

How SMART Goals Help Your Employees Stave Off Burnout There is a fine line between motivating your team to be driven toward success at work and working so hard that you burnout. Your job as a leader in your organization is the key to guiding your employees toward balancing their goals, optimizing productivity, and not approaching burnout. Some might say, it’s working smarter, not harder. A team of overworked, burnt-out workers can leave a deep, negative impact on your culture, your ability to innovate, your recruiting efforts and, ultimately, your […]

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Surefire Ways to Measure Customer Satisfaction in the Green Industry

  Businesses in-the-know are placing emphasis (and investment) on making sure their customers are happy because they understand the impact customer satisfaction has on the bottom line. Why Customer Satisfaction Matters: Hubspot reports 80% of customers will switch companies after one poor service experience. Microsoft reports 54% of consumers have higher customer service expectations than they did one year ago. In 2017, Statista reported that 64% of American consumers reached out for some form of customer service from businesses. Define and monitor Customer Satisfaction: Define what customer satisfaction looks like […]

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5 Reasons to Start Paying Attention to Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Cultural diversity in the workplace is a top agenda item for savvy businesses around the globe. These savvy businesses understand the importance of diversity and inclusion, as well as the benefits it can bring to the overall success of their operations. The fact is that ignoring cultural diversity is no longer an option. As our world, our country, and our communities become increasingly diverse, so does our workforce. By embracing cultural diversity, you’ll find countless advantages that include, but are not limited to: A more productive, engaged workforce An increase […]

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Social Recruiting: Is Facebook Your Best Tool To Recruit Employees?

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The job market is becoming increasingly competitive. With unemployment rates the lowest they’ve been in decades, recruiting top quality candidates has become increasingly difficult for businesses in nearly all industries. Because of this challenge, along with the pervasiveness of social media in today’s society, businesses have found a new outlet to connect with potential new employees on Facebook. Facebook, with 2.41 billion users, offers vast potential as a channel to tap into candidates actively seeking employment as well as the harder-to-reach talent that isn’t looking but might consider making a […]

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Spring-Green Named as a Top 10 Franchise to Purchase in 2019 by Forbes

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Forbes Magazine has named Spring-Green Lawn Care as one of the Top 10 Best Franchises of 2019 with an initial investment of under 150K. In an effort to give investors who are interested in purchasing a franchise a look into how different franchise’s line up against each other, the Forbes top ten franchise list is a great starting point for research on available opportunities. Forbes has commissioned FRANdata by applying a methodology which ranks franchise brands based on appeal and health. This is the fifth ranking that FRANdata has produced […]

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6 Tips to Avoid Procrastination Pitfalls in the Workplace

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“Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” This infamous Ben Franklin quote that has become an idiom of the English has, most likely, been ingrained in our psyches from a young age. When we are young, our parents teach us not to procrastinate with school work and chores, but sometimes adults in the workplace reverse course and begin to procrastinate in our jobs, creating inefficiencies, decreased revenues and increasing the cost of doing business. There are many reasons that your employees may be procrastinating, including: They are […]

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Your Guide To Winning At Customer Engagement

In a world where customer acquisitions costs are skyrocketing, and competition is fiercer than ever, businesses of all sizes, across all industries, are looking for ways to engage with their customers. Customer engagement, in fact, is a key metric for those in the green industry. The art of customer engagement is nuanced, and to succeed in this important area of your business, it’s key to have a firm understanding of the Who’s, What’s, Where’s and (of course) How’s. So, let’s drill down on everything you need to know about customer […]

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