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Tips for Setting and Tracking Your Business Goals

Goal setting is not a new concept. As business leaders, we buy into the importance of goal setting, but we need to be careful to avoid a common misstep—failing to accurately track these goals. Let’s explore a few reasons why the tracking step is overlooked. Solid and measurable goals were not set, making tracking impossible. Tracking mechanisms were too complicated and cumbersome, so the measurement is not sustainable. The metrics don’t sync up with the overarching goals you’ve set for your organization. Other common factors can include lack of training, […]

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Knowledge Is Power

Knowledge sharing within an organization has significant benefits, but it does not always happen. It takes the leaders of any team to foster a collaborative environment, but that can be a challenge despite knowing the advantages. Here are some things you can do to encourage knowledge sharing and collaboration in your business. Promote Safety in Sharing One of the best ways to encourage knowledge sharing is by creating a working environment in which team members feel they can share input and ideas that will be taken into consideration without negative […]

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4 Questions to Ask Before Diversifying a Business

Diversification is a strong business strategy, but it is also a big business decision. Having the right approach and willingness to learn is a great first step. Investing in a business requires thorough evaluation and contemplation. Your careful research will guide you toward the right decision. As you narrow down a shortlist of contenders, you get into the deep research phase known as “discovery”. During the discovery phase, you need to dive below the surface to truly ascertain if there is a good fit between you and the business you […]

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How To Manage Cash Flow During The Slow Times

Cash flow is a necessity for your business. It’s the current that keeps things moving. When cash flow becomes strained, hard days may lie ahead. For the longer term, cash flow management can help your business grow, compete successfully and increase its market share. No matter the industry, product, or goal, cash flow is essential. So, let’s explore all things related to cash flow and then outline tips to help manage cash flow during your slow time.   First, what exactly is cash flow? Cash flow can be described as cash that comes into and out of your business in a particular period of time. Positive cash […]

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The Recurring Revenue In Pest Control

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Recurring Revenue can be the lift to your business’s bottom line you’ve been searching for – and pest control can offer that additional revenue stream you seek. As a Spring-Green Business Owner, you’ll tap into a powerful network of brand power, quality services, and behind the scenes processes to help you build a diverse and growing business. Let’s start with a few definitions and explanations. What is Recurring Revenue? The Recurring Revenue business model is when a customer signs up for a product or service in exchange regularly for a recurring […]

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How To Set Performance Goals For You and Your Employees

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One Gallup survey recently reported that approximately 69% of employees whose managers encourage them to set (and measure) goals are more engaged as compared to those who don’t. According to that study, those who don’t, weigh in at only 8%. This stat along with countless others make the undeniable case for creating performance goals for your team. Of course, you can count on the Spring-Green team to support you as you roll out this important element of your team-building strategy.  How can I set strategic and measurable goals that will help my […]

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What Are Some Productive Habits To Adopt?

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For some, productivity can become hard with a short staff, tight budgets, and work from home scenarios. Whether your looking to level up your proactiveness or a newbie, it’s not too late to become productive. Spring-Green has the tips you need to help you get a handle on your day, goals, and your future 7 Habits From Spring-Green To Help You Become More Productive  Be realistic. You know yourself better than anyone. While you can strive to improve your habits and increase your productivity, you don’t want to set goals that are so elevated that you can’t achieve them. This is a […]

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The Spring-Green Flex Start Program

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Becoming a business owner can seem like quite a risk if you’ve never owned one before. The transition between your current career and your future entrepreneurial dream may appear to be a far leap, but that doesn’t always have to be the case. At Spring-Green, we’ve designed the Spring-Green Flex Start Program which offers Franchise Owners greater control of their time and flexibility as they transition from their current occupation into the growing Green Industry. The right candidate is able to operate their Spring-Green Franchise in a part-time capacity until […]

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How To Become A Better Mentor For Your Staff

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As a boss, you have the unique opportunity to become a mentor to those who report to you. Bosses who rise to the occasion and take on the role of mentor transform from the title of boss into that of a leader. The truth is that whether you rise to the challenge of becoming a mentor or not, your team members will look to you for inspiration, guidance, and support. By sliding into the role of mentor, you’ll empower your employees to tap into your experience and knowledge base, creating a better […]

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Lindorm Diversified His 15 Year Business with A Spring-Green Franchise

Brian Lindorm is no stranger to the Lawn Care Industry. With 15 years of experience under his belt, Brian realized it was time to diversify. “I loved how professional Spring-Green would make my business look. It was an existing business with a support team to help my current business grow.”   Brian knew long ago that sitting at a desk all day was not for him. His passions lie in supplying excellent customer service and a changing work-life atmosphere. With the support of his two children, Sheena and Ashley, and his […]

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