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OWNERSHIP RULE #6 of 14: “Failures Are Fine As Long As They Strengthen The Company.”

Nelson Mandela once said, “I never lose. I either win, or I learn.”  As a 29-year owner in the landscaping industry, I’ve witnessed my fair share of ups and downs. From botched projects, wrong hires, lack of systems, and poor culture to missed opportunities, my fault, their fault, our fault, the failures have been part […]

OWNERSHIP RULE #5 of 14: “There is No “I” in “Team”

As the African proverb tells us, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”    In the old-school way of doing business world, there’s an unfortunate belief that success is a one-person show, with the boss calling all the shots. But Ownership Rule #5 in The Great […]