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There are four critical steps to consider before you request bids from vendors.

1. Set your Internal Goals
2. Decide on “Best of Breed” vendors versus a generic vendor
3. Review Proposals and Contracts
4. Work with your vendor

Besides the metrodome collapse, surely a ploy to get a new stadium, contractors have found this winter to be one they won’t soon forget. So what really happened behind the scenes? What can we learn from it and what does the future hold?

This was a strange winter. With the first snowfall around Mid-November, there

HOW ICE MELTERS WORK:

Various ice melters have significantly different performance levels, but they all work in much the same way. NO ice melter is capable of melting snow and ice in its solid state. Ice melters must first come into contact with sufficient moisture to dissolve and form brine.

A Free System to cut your work time in half and make clients happier! By Steve Hoogenakker As I was cleaning out emails from 2009, I noticed I had about 100 emails from 1 medium size CIC from this summers’ service. Wow, I thought, I didn’t realize we had that much back and forth communication, [...]

Value of a Landscape or Lawn business HOW TO BUILD, BUY OR SELL a LANDSCAPE MGMT COMPANY: In the past 6 months, I’ve had a number of people ask me to advise them in valuing their business, or evaluate a business they’re considering purchasing. There’s a lot of interest and a lot of activity this [...]

There comes a point in time in every leaders time when he or she is tired of

spearheading every initiative and dragging and cajoling the other members to help.

At that point, they look to take their board or company to another level

<p>Da Garden” If you have a personal garden, ‘tis the season to till it up. Consider doing a soil test yourself for best results. Here’s a little secret: Why does Miracle Grow grow 700 pound pumpkins? I know you don’t actually want a 700 pound pumpkin this fall, but if you want to give your [...]

The Case of the Missing Contract By Steve Hoogenakker It was a hot Monday afternoon in July and the humidity made it feel like an Indian sweat lodge.  The air conditioner was refusing to work through another day, much like the temp that was hired here last week.  My desk, looking like it belonged to [...]