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What It Really Takes to Crush It

Successful landscape business leaders seem to have things come easy to them. That's not anywhere near what's true. They have sacrificed, they have put in the hard work, the blood, sweat, and tears. I see tons of blog posts about the top 5 or 10 things that...

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2017 APLD Conference Recap

"APLD is about people joining people!" Here's a recap of the 2017 International Landscape Design Conference in Boston, MA! By Joe Salemi, Product Marketing Manager, DynaSCAPE Software, APLD Member and Sponsor, and APLD Board of Directors As a landscape...

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Huggers and why you need them!

Huggers: why you need them! Regardless of the size of your landscape company, there is someone responsible for making sure you get new business (hunter) but do you have someone (could be the same person) responsible for making sure your customers are being...

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The APLD Conference Experience

I thought I would share my experience of travelling to Santa Fe, NM for the Association of Professional Landscape Designers' annual conference. I've been going to the APLD conference for four years now with each experience being better than the last, making great...

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Stick to your core values

Sticking to your core values is what makes you great, regardless of what your competition is doing. Far too often we worry about what others are doing and it causes us to veer away from our original plan. Sure, we need to be keenly aware of our surroundings and what...

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Skills Ontario Technological Competition 2016

Landscape horticulture students from all over Ontario showed off their tremendous talents at the Skills Ontario Technological Competition this week in Waterloo, Ontario Canada. Several teams from high schools and colleges in Ontario competed in landscape design and...

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NLAE Conference Comes to Toronto

Every year all of the Executive Directors of many of the state and provincial landscape industry trade associations meet and discuss common issues. This year, the group is meeting in Toronto, Ontario Canada and started their first day by hearing from the leading edge...

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Technology is replacing the pencil

Written by Patrick DuChene, DuChene Design Solutions This project was a revolutionary breakthrough in the DuChene Design Solutions workflow.  Workflow is such a crucial aspect of the design, estimating and presentation process and I am always looking at new ways to...

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10 Traits of a Great Sales Person

In Grant Cardone’s book, Sell or Be Sold he talks about 10 Traits of a Great Sales Person.  1. Is willing to be told no.  “Can’t make the shot you never take,” said Wayne Gretzky. To be a great salesperson you have to be willing to be told no and then allow people to...

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