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Build a Strong Management Team

By |October 13th, 2021|

Are you building a strong management team? Don’t neglect this key area of your business. “Failure to build a strong, capable management team, in addition to making your job as the owner more difficult, will also discourage potential buyers from paying maximum value for your business when you want to sell,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. For some of the key traits of owners who neglect this responsibility, read the blog.

Finish The Year Strong!

By |October 4th, 2021|

Finish the year strong! “For the landscape industry, October is the time of year to get a firm grip on where you stand for the year, a time to take serious inventory, ground your assessments, and get into a kick-ass mode to end the year strong. This is not the time to relax. Put the pedal down and achieve a record year,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. For details on how to what to do read the blog.

Be a Part of NALP’s On Tour – Virtual Series

By |January 13th, 2021|

The enterprise value specialists at Ceibass are always interested in how successful lawn & landscape companies operate.

“How do successful companies become more successful? You study what the great companies do and then you adopt and adapt and make it your own,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “That’s why you have to be a part of […]

What To Concentrate On In 2021

By |January 5th, 2021|

For the enterprise value specialists at Ceibass the New Year, 2021, began back in September 2020 as they assisted ambitious lawn and landscape business owners with their 2021 business planning.

“Now that the New Year is here, it is an ideal time for lawn and landscape business owners to work on their resolve. What do we […]

Here’s To You and Yours …

By |December 21st, 2020|

One of the joys of the Holiday season for the Enterprise Value Specialists at Ceibass is taking the time to reflect and to be thankful for the growth of the lawn & landscape industry in 2020.

“There is so much to be thankful for in our industry. First and foremost is the designation of lawn and […]

Where to Aim Your Business Planning

By |December 14th, 2020|

Last week the enterprise value specialists at Ceibass shared some of their thoughts on how to help ambitious lawn and landscape business owners with 2021 business planning. The response from readers was tremendous with many requests for more insights into the fundamental skill of planning. 

“The thing to recognize about planning is that it is a […]

Planning: Get serious about it. Get better at it.

By |November 30th, 2020|

At this time of year the enterprise value specialists at Ceibass are busy helping ambitious lawn and landscape business owners with their 2021 business planning.

“Planning is a deliberate look into the future. The first step is to come up with situations that your company would like to produce,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “It could […]

Here’s To Lawn and Landscape Business Owners.

By |November 19th, 2020|

During this time of gratitude, the enterprise value specialists at Ceibass are especially grateful for the owners of lawn and landscape businesses.

“The freedom to chase your lawn and landscape dream and build a valuable company is one of the great foundations of our country,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “It takes grit, determination, perseverance and […]

Sign Up for NALP’s Innovation & Technology Forum, Wednesday, November 18, 2020.

By |November 3rd, 2020|

The enterprise value specialists at Ceibass know that high performing companies in the lawn and landscape industry utilize technology to improve productivity, streamline operations and transform operations.

“But keeping up with technology is difficult. It’s ever-changing and time consuming to weed out the great practical ideas from all the hype and fantasy that go along with […]

Elect to Vote!

By |October 27th, 2020|

It’s election day Tuesday, Nov 3rd and the enterprise value specialists at Ceibass hope that you “elect” to get out and vote. Remember that democracy requires you showing up. You count. Your vote matters.

Fundamentally, what people vote for are promises made by politicians. “I like this candidate’s set of promises so I will vote for […]