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So, you’ve hired a new employee — tips in onboarding, mentoring and managing
Jun 16, 2017 | Building Your Business

So, you’ve hired a new employee — tips in onboarding, mentoring and managing

  • Things to consider before starting your tree care business
  • Liability  — Finding the Proper Tree Care Insurance

    Liability — Finding the Proper Tree Care Insurance

    Insurance coverage is a necessary part of business overhead, especially in the tree care industry. Think about it — this is an industry that involves employees working with trees overhead, and in difficult conditions. But if you ask Bob Rouse, Chief Program Officer of the Tree Care Industry Association, finding the right insurance coverage takes […]

  • Spring training for your tree care crew

    Spring training for your tree care crew

    Now that your machinery is lubed and raring to go, let’s turn our attention to the guys who make it happen. The following article was authored and contributed by ArborMaster Training, Inc., as part two of our spring training series. Ken Palmer, president and co-owner of ArborMaster, has over 35 years of experience in tree […]

  • From stump chump to champ: 6 reasons to love stump cutters

    From stump chump to champ: 6 reasons to love stump cutters

    The “Back to the Future” trilogy showcases a number of unworldly innovations — the obvious front-runner being the time-traveling DeLorean. Following close behind, in terms of awe-inspiring coolness, are the self-tying Nikes Marty McFly wears in “Back to the Future II” and the self-propelling hoverboard he rides a few scenes later while fleeing from Griff […]

  • Preseason maintenance tips for your tree care equipment

    Preseason maintenance tips for your tree care equipment

    “People who write about spring training not being necessary have never tried to throw a baseball.” These sage words come from baseball Hall of Famer and pitching legend Sandy Koufax—or the Left Arm of God as Sports Illustrated once called him. The man obviously knows a thing or two about throwing a baseball and understands […]

  • Veterans of tree care

    Veterans of tree care

    The more trees change, the more they stay the same  Tree Views explores the evolution of the tree care industry in America. Trees began to populate Earth 385 million years ago, some 155 million years before the first dinosaurs began auditioning for roles in Jurassic Park. Today, the oldest surviving trees are several thousand years […]

  • The art of closing the deal

    The art of closing the deal

    “A-B-C. A—always. B—be. C—closing. Always be closing. Always. Be. Closing… You close, or you hit the bricks.” This infamous quote likely needs no attribution. From Alec Baldwin’s fiery speech on salesmanship in the acclaimed film Glengarry Glen Ross, few movie lines have been quoted more frequently throughout the years. It’s gospel to salespeople everywhere. Even […]

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