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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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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 Can My Small Business Give Back To My Community?

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When you are a small business in a small community giving back should to your neighbors should be a reflex. Supporting the community that supports you is very important. Regardless of how small or large your area is, it can be difficult to figure out the best and most effective way to give back to your community. Luckily, Spring-Green has done the heavy lifting for you and has compiled a few great ideas to help give back to your community. What Does Giving Back To My Community Do For My Business?  There is more you can do than […]

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How Can I Train New Employees During The Busy Season?

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It’s like a double-edged sword. Every year you find yourself needing to add staff to the team to support your busy season. You struggle to find the time and capacity to train the new staff during this crazy time. It is possible to increase your staff and bring them up to speed even while the busiest time of the year is taking place. Spring-Green has the tips you need to train your new staff members safely and efficiently when you need them most. 5 Tips For Training New Employees When You Are Busy Set things […]

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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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How Can Business Owners Prepare For The Busy Season?

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The busy season is almost here and are you prepared? Have you thought about what you need to do to get ready? The busy season does not have to mean you have to sacrifice the balance in your life. By following this outline, you can optimize the busy season while still staying sane. Tips To Prepare Yourself For The Busy Season Busy seasons can be challenging to get through in seasonal businesses. You’ll be required to put in long hours with the sense that it’s now or never during peak times. This stress can take a physical and mental […]

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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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Should I Join A Peer Group?

As a business leader, you might be hearing an often-used buzzword – peer groups. Considering jumping into a peer group scenario can leave you feeling skeptical about the benefits, expectations, and inner workings of a peer group. Spring-Green is here to answer your burning questions and give you a few tips along the way. What is a peer group? A peer group is typically made up of a group of CEOs, entrepreneurs or business leaders that, ideally, have linear roles in similar size businesses. The more aligned the elements are, the more beneficial the peer group […]

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How Do I Reward My Employees On A Budget?

As a business, it is important to show your appreciation for the ones who make your business move forward, your employees. No matter how small or large your company may be, taking the time to thank them for all they do is crucial to your organization’s morale. However, gifting your appreciation may not always be a viable option financially. That is why Spring-Green has the budget-friendly ideas you need to celebrate your employees during the season of giving!   81% of employees who responded to a recent survey by The Snacks Shop, say they feel appreciated when they receive gifts from […]

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