At the beginning of the partnership, take a moment to step back and think logically. Ask your partner what you’ll need to do if you decide to undo this partnership. Decide who will owe money, who they’ll owe the money to, and how much they’ll owe so that you can dissolve the partnership.
Motivation is the driving factor behind every employees' performance. Regardless of the size of the job, if an employee isn't motivated, you aren't going to get a great performance out of him. This will have a negative effect across the board, from the time spent on a project to the customers' happiness.
There are many methods to motivate your employee, but one method is piecework. This method pays the employee per piece of property completed versus being paid hourly.
With CLIP software, you'll be able to keep track of each individual assignment, as well as the employee assigned to it. You'll want someone that takes their time and does it right.
The piecework method is revolutionary by helping you to boost the effort made by your employees.
I just talked to my mechanic today. I was dropping off my minivan to get the struts repaired ($1000.00 job. I’ve done the work before but don’t enjoy that job). He had some business insights that we can learn a lot from in our industry! Working harder, not smarter He […]
I remember distinctly working on a tree house with my Dad on a bright sunny day (one where you squint your eyes because the sun is so bright). That day he taught me an important lesson about anticipating need. He was framing the walls for the tree house (think 10′ […]
How do you motivate your employees? Dave Sr. goes over the 2nd secret to making your lawn care company more profitable and more manageable at the same time. For more info on motivating employees see this article
How do you measure your lawncare employees efficiency? CLIPxe has reports that give you the power to measure and grow your productivity.
Part 2, practical questions and answers about piecework. Dave and Jonathan talk about how piecework works for a company in the “real world.” For more information about piecework see this article
My Grandpa’s funeral is today, and few things can make me think more about a family business legacy than him. Is it worth it to have a family business? In some cases, family can be exactly what holds a company together. In others, it seems like a business can be what tears a […]