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Career Opportunity with LSI

By Kevin Connelly, Vice President, — Landscape Supply, Inc. posted on June 30, 2015

Inside Counter Sales Manager Landscape Supply, Inc. - Chantilly, VA Description: Landscape Supply, Inc. is hiring a highly motivated individual to join our growing inside sales and service team in Chantilly, VA. This is a full-time,....

Feedback that Works

By Marty Grunder, President, Marty Grunder, Inc. posted on August 14, 2014

I remember the first time in my life I really got some honest, good feedback that made a difference in my life. Growing up in my house, you basically played one sport, and that sport was baseball. My dad was quite a baseball player growing up; he....

The Price of Being a Low Cost Supplier

By Kevin Connelly, Vice President, — Landscape Supply, Inc. posted on July 31, 2014

As a long time player in the green industry we routinely debate the merits of being the market's lowest cost supplier. The dynamics of that internal discussion always places us squarely in the throws of a conundrum; one I believe many wholesale....

Z One VitaSmart in the NFL- Cincinnati Bengals

By Stacie Zinn Roberts, Writer and Motivational Speaker posted on July 31, 2014

As NFL teams enter training camp, over at the practice fields across the street from Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, one thing is for sure. While the player roster shifts, Head Groundskeeper Darian Daily enters his 12th season with the Cincinnati....

From Thirty-Thousand Feet

By Frans Jager, Principal at Castnet Corp. posted on July 30, 2014

Thirty-thousand feet is the cruising altitude for most long distance commercial flights and, until a band of Russian/Ukrainian thugs decided to shoot flight MH17 out of the air, it was considered a safe environment for civil aviation, which....

What It Takes to Be Average

By Kevin Connelly, Vice President, — Landscape Supply, Inc. posted on July 15, 2014

Well not much. Average is simply that average. Not bad enough to be thrown into the trash but not good enough to ever order again. Speaking personally when I try a new restaurant and find the food or the service to be average I don't go....

The Dog Days of Summer

By Joel Simmons, President, EarthWorks posted on July 14, 2014

We work in the turf industry so our families, friends and clients can enjoy these long hot “dog days of summer” barbequing in the back yard or sharing a round on the golf course with a friend. We also work hard to assure that we don't have to....

Do you see the Big Dipper -- Does your Team

By Marty Grunder, President, Marty Grunder, Inc. posted on July 11, 2014

Do you see the Big Dipper? Does your Team? When I was about 6 years old, I can remember being in our backyard in Bellbrook, Ohio, with my Dad and my younger brother Rich looking up in the darkened sky for the Big Dipper. I remember Dad saying,....

NutriSmart - A New Tool for Fall Fertility

By Stacie Zinn Roberts, Writer and Motivational Speaker posted on July 09, 2014

The master planned communities of Southwest Florida are known for their elaborate landscapes. Millions of annual impatiens flowers in nearly every color of the rainbow shout out for attention from roadsides, gated entries, and home lawn landscape....

Our Work for Pollinator Health

By Aaron Hobbs, President, RISE posted on June 26, 2014

Pollinator health continues to be a priority issue for our industry. While governments and scientists agree bee health is a complex and long-standing concern, news stories and activism around bee health have raised questions about the impact....

Engagement - What is it and How Can I Improve it with My Team

By Marty Grunder, President, Marty Grunder, Inc. posted on June 12, 2014

Engagement is a popular business term. When I was in Business School many years ago, you did not hear this term a whole lot. Things have changed and smart leaders know that the word “engagement” is a very important word. It's one leaders and....

Do We Really Need to Pamper Our Lawns

By Jim Novak, Public Relations Manager for Turfgrass Producers I posted on June 12, 2014

Water conservation is on everyone's mind today, as it should be. And when it comes to lawns, some people are quick to point a finger at over water use. It's true that far too many homeowners often over water their lawns in an effort to achieve and....

Thomas Jefferson - and the Yes Face LSI Must Show Its Customers

By Kevin Connelly, Vice President, — Landscape Supply, Inc. posted on June 11, 2014

Recently a colleague related a story attributed to Thomas Jefferson that I've come to realize has bearing on how we all should interact with our customers. It made me realize how important it is to demonstrate a willing attitude and to clearly....

Unsung Heroes

By Pat Jones, Publisher and Editorial Director, Golf Industry posted on June 11, 2014

The sad and untimely passing of Robert Barksdale hit the Virginia turf community hard. I didn't know him well but I know so many of his character around the nation. They are the often unsung heroes who step forward to do the extra work that....

The Science Behind Chipco Signature

By Dr Frank Wong, Bayer Green Solutions Specialist posted on June 10, 2014

Why It Works for Reducing Summer Stress and Decline Chipco Signature™ is a effective solution for managing summer stress and decline in cool season turfgrass. Its multiple modes of action for reducing disease and plant stress come from the....

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