Monday, April 21, 2014

Home News Savvy connections

Savvy connections

Design/Installation

Hard work gets you far, but who you know can push you even farther.

Kristen Hampshire | October 29, 2013

Connections hatch opportunities. Brian Cressy offers three tips for forming valuable relationships.

1. Join industry associations. They offer educational seminars and networking with like-minded people.

2. Go local. Get involved in organizations such as your local Chamber of Commerce. These groups offer marketing, networking and educational opportunities in close to home.

3. Give back. Volunteer your time or resources to local non-profits. Cressy has been involved with the Boys and Girls Club as a Board Member for about eight years. He has also helped out with the Make–A-Wish-Foundation.

For more on Green Horizon, read:

Hello again

Good work

Top news

Dealing with drought

L&L talked with landscapers throughout the state to see how they’re faring with the conditions.

John Deere Landscapes makes an acquisition

Eljay Irrigation in Canada will integrate immediately with JDL.

Davey names new President of U.S. Operations

Patrick Covey has been with the company for 20 years.

Affected by the elements

After drastic weather in 2013, LCOs need to keep a close eye on pests this spring.

Humor in the landscape

Beyond the catchy name, entrepreneur Jan Bills is building three compelling brands while filling market niches for specialty landscape/gardening and women’s work wear.