This article originally appeared on LandscapeManagement.net on February 19, 2020. Greg Herring regularly writes for Landscape Management, providing financial analysis and insights tailored to landscape business owners. Key points for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2019: Overall adjusted operating income down Landscape maintenance revenue down before considering the effect of acquisitions Maintenance services (landscape and…
Because business is an important part of life and our well-being, I think and write a lot about business. Because life is more than just business, periodically, I write about other topics.
This post is about Christmas. So if you are only interested in business writings, feel free to skip this one. At Christmas, work usually slows down and with the end of one year and the beginning of another, it’s a great time for reflection. Instead of the normal thinking about resolutions for the new year, I offer two questions worth pondering.
In this two-part webinar, Greg Herring, along with Kevin Kehoe of Aspire Software look at how to determine pricing and labor rate/burden. They discuss the implications of getting pricing and labor rates correct, especially in terms of the impact on the profitability, and by extension, the value of landscape company.
This article originally appeared on LandscapeManagement.net on August 14, 2019. Greg Herring regularly writes for Landscape Management, providing financial analysis and insights tailored to landscape business owners. I write this series of articles highlighting BrightView’s financial results because I know that landscape companies can compete and win against BrightView — bigger is not always better, and in some cases,…
People from all over the world tell themselves lies about their potential. Truth matters in your business. You and your business have room to grow, and The Herring Group can help.
Business formation and growth is good for your community, our country, and our world. And believe it or not, business and spirituality are connected.
Using the company’s numbers, I did what I always do when I am seeking to understand the business story of a company: I downloaded a trended income statement from the accounting system. The marveling began as I read the business story.
Nearly six out of ten of employees probably believe that their companies make too much profit. And having guilt about profits can have a negative impact.
There is a new year ahead of us. It is common for people to feel stressed or overwhelmed at this point in the calendar year. After all, the nights are longer, the days are shorter, and the world seems a little colder and darker.
There’s just something about darkness. For one, darkness creates fear. Perhaps that fear is a result of not knowing what is there. Darkness allows our imaginations to run wild because we cannot use our sight to correct our thoughts with the truth.