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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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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Taking Over A Family Business

The family-owned business is the ultimate American dream for many. Yes, there are certainly tough times, but so much pride and a sense of accomplishment when successes are reached. However, there is no guarantee that your family-owned business will be successful and endure for the long haul. The often-quoted statistic about the family-owned business is that “90% of family businesses will not make it to the 3rd generation.” Spring-Green’s ongoing support and dedicated business consultants work with business owners to keep them from falling under that statistic.  Whether you are the family member taking over your family’s business or an outside entrepreneur […]

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Welcome New Spring-Green Business Owner Josh Monti

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Spring-Green Lawn Care is happy to announce the resale of a multi-territory franchise in Olympia, WA. The locations were acquired in May 2021.    New franchise owner Josh Monti will continue growing the 30+ year business, providing lawn and tree care, as well as expanding additional home services tailored to the varying needs of the local neighborhoods in the community. Along with Spring-Green, Josh owns a landscape materials delivery business, while his wife Sarah works in the landscape design industry. “I am excited to join the long tradition of Spring-Green in representing the brand in our area, as well as joining a great team that is thriving in this area,” said Josh Monti, the new owner of the business. “I also look forward to getting more involved with our customers, local communities, and learning from all of […]

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From Suits To Seeding – Welcome New Spring-Green Business Owner Stockton Wells

Stockton Wells -Spring-Green Business Owner

Spring-Green Lawn Care is happy to announce the resale of a multi-territory franchise in Irmo and Lexington, SC. The locations were acquired in May 2021.   New franchise owner Stockton Wells will continue growing the 20+ year business, providing lawn and tree care, as well as expanding additional home services tailored to the varying needs of the local neighborhoods in the community. Prior to joining Spring-Green, Stockton Wells achieved the ranking of an Eagle Scout and after graduating from the University of South Carolina, was in the finance and wealth management industry.  “I am excited to help build the Spring-Green brand in our area, as well as starting to build something for myself, instead of always working for others,” […]

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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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How to Manage Client Expectations

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Good customer service starts with managing client expectations. Helping clients understand what they should expect from your services and what they shouldn’t is a fine art. Communication is the key to meeting client expectations, but it’s a fine line between going the extra mile for clients and setting yourself up for failure. By following Spring-Green’s tips, you can keep your clients happy and consistent.   9 Steps For Managing Client Expectations Honesty is the best policy. A big part of setting client expectations is honest communication. From the beginning, communicating how things are going to go, what […]

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