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Board of directors

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by lawnmogul, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. lawnmogul

    lawnmogul LawnSite Member
    from DFW
    Messages: 32

    I have just assembled a board of directors to guide my lawn care and landscaping company.All it cost me is taking care of their lawns to have years and years of wisdom at my fingertips.
  2. DaughtryLC

    DaughtryLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 739

  3. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,904

    whatever floats your boat, good luck.
  4. Grass Happens

    Grass Happens LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 682

    While I'm sure they have a plethora of business knowledge, how much of it it transferable to (what I assume is a) small service based business.
  5. lawnmogul

    lawnmogul LawnSite Member
    from DFW
    Messages: 32

    Well i guess it has to do with how you see yourself are you in the lawn care business or property enhancement business one creates a job the other creates a business with many arms.
  6. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,737

    hmmm! seems to me like they suckered you into cutting thier grass for free!
  7. lawnmogul

    lawnmogul LawnSite Member
    from DFW
    Messages: 32

    Yeah i guess they did seeing how they sent me 10 customers in 2 days guess i got suckered kajun.
  8. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,547

    Is this the same group that helped you get into auto detailing and selling meat door to door? How do you find the time anyway?
  9. lawnmogul

    lawnmogul LawnSite Member
    from DFW
    Messages: 32

    Not worth answering waste of valuable time
  10. Az Gardener

    Az Gardener LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,899

    Can you give us a brief rundown of their business experience? How many are on the board? I see value to this but there has to be some real thought put into it and have a meeting and be taken seriously by the participants. How often do you have meetings?

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