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A Thought Exercise for Lawn & Landscape Business Owners.

By |March 3rd, 2020|

This is a smart thing to do even if you are not going to sell your lawn & landscape company. “On the fence about whether to sell or not to sell in this hot, hot market?” asks Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “ My advice for owners in this situation is to perform your due diligence. Start preparing your business to sell even if you’re not going to sell. You’ll be better off for it. Why?...” For details read the blog.

NALP’s National Collegiate Landscape Competition, March 18-21, 2020, East Lansing, Michigan.

By |February 19th, 2020|

“What you’re getting access to at this event is the best young talent in the lawn & landscape industry. These are kids who have committed…they are getting a landscape related degree and have chosen this as their career and profession,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “Any forward thinking company that is truly committed to building a talented team at all levels within their organization will be in attendance.” Read on for details.

What We Love About Lawn & Landscape Business Owners

By |February 13th, 2020|

On this special Valentine’s Day, the enterprise value specialists at Ceibass want to recognize the unique attributes of green industry business owners. What do we love about them? Their humbleness, drive, grit, and compassion for their employees. What else? For details, read the blog.

Where Does Politics Fit Into Your Decision to Sell Your Lawn & Landscape Business?

By |February 10th, 2020|

How does the looming political uncertainty factor into your decision to sell your lawn & landscape business? Why do 80% of businesses for sale not close? Ceibass CEO, Tom Fochtman, recommends a great resource to help you improve your thinking on these important issues. Click here to read the blog.

More From Bloomberg On Why Now Is A Good Time To Sell

By |January 21st, 2020|

For years now the enterprise value specialists at Ceibass have been asserting to lawn and landscape business owners that there’s never been a better time to sell. But don’t take their word for it. Recently, Bloomberg, the news service, came out with an article entitled Family-Owned Businesses Urged to Sell Before the Party Ends. For more details and a link, read the blog.

Change Your Mindset About Labor.

By |January 15th, 2020|

Has anyone on your team ever said something like “We could grow and expand at a faster pace, but we have labor issues. Who doesn’t? It is what it is.” If so, it is time to start changing mindsets. No more excuses. For details, read the blog.

Appreciating The Lawn and Landscape Industry

By |November 25th, 2019|

There is so much to be thankful for in our world of abundance. And Thanksgiving is that special time of year for appreciating the blessings of the harvest. It is a very special time for Ceibass CEO, Tom Fochtman. “ I am especially thankful for…” Read the blog.

Rally During the Dog Days of Summer

By |August 9th, 2019|

It was a rough spring. Super-wet. Super-cold. Delayed schedules. Lost revenues. For lawn & landscape business owners it was a tough time. Then the weather broke and it was a mad dash to get back on track and make hay. And now the dog days of summer are here. What do you do? Chill and read the blog.

Don’t Drift. Grow Your Business. Practice Ambition.

By |August 6th, 2019|

Ambition is a skill. It is not something you are born with. Top business owners in the lawn & landscape industry realize the importance of producing and remembering their ambitions. Discover more on the power of big goals to launch your success. Read the blog.

Traits of Successful Lawn & Landscape Business Owners

By |July 30th, 2019|

What are some of the common traits of successful lawn & landscape professionals that aspiring business owners might want to cultivate? Read the blog for more on virtues and vices.