August 2018

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Features

Choosing targets

Depending on what you’ve placed in your sights for your snow and ice operation will dictate whether you gravitate toward success or failure.

Get Creative

Need to make a run at some funding? Check these tips out first make your operation’s growth plans become a reality.

The Good Stuff

Michigan snow fighter Troy Clogg examines various approaches at leadership and which is right for you.

Manager, Know Thyself

Without a good grasp of your strengths and weaknesses, you won't know what you most need to be a great leader.

Spring (Snow Showers)

A focus on labor, cash flow and operations alleviates the fears of a late season event.

Labor

Perks that work

To attract talented individuals to work for the snow removal or ice management business, as well as to retain qualified employees, today’s employer must offer fringe benefits and other perks.

Culture Shock

The key to understanding the culture at Garden Grove Landscaping required its leaders to revisit their vision, values and mission.

Customer Service

Customer evolution

Today's customer is not the one you dealt with a decade ago, let alone the last 20 years. Learn to harness these changes and develop better relationships.

Calm Customonsters

Five tools your snow and ice operation needs to endure high-maintenance clients.

finance & accounting

Take a pass

By electing to operate as a pass-through entity, you can benefit from the legal advantages of a corporate structure as well as the tax advantages available to a sole proprietorship.

ASCA Update

Victory Out West

Colorado becomes the second state to adopt the ASCA’s model legislation prohibiting hold-harmless agreements in winter service contracts.