Company goals for 2004

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Mr. C, Dec 31, 2004.

  1. Mr. C

    Mr. C LawnSite Member
    from Miami
    Messages: 69

    I am getting ready to set goals for my company in 2005. I know goal setting is important to the success of every company. What goals have you set for the upcoming year and what was the criteria for choosing them.
  2. Precision

    Precision LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,995

    2005 will be year 2, so my goals are pretty easy.

    Goal 1 grow business by 100% + (defined by revenue)
    Goal 2 acquire 1 fulltime helper ( a good one) in March

    Goal 3 grow net income at years end by 100% (Hopefully I acquired most of the big
    tools I need this year)
    Goal 4 focus on higher end commercial and resi properties (get rid of low paying mow
    and blow)
    Goal 5 move the business to my new commercial facility
  3. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,925

    Will get rid of my mow and blows.
    Focus more on full year round residential and try and fill the mow and blows with full service accounts.

    I am however contemplating subbing my mow and blows to one of the new guys that I have recently come to like. Working on the paper work now to see if he is interested. I am really not worried since the mow and blows that I have are not quality oriented Just want it done.

    The big one that I am contemplating is getting quick books pro and transferring all my financial and paper work to that rather than word documents. We will see I am pricing and looking at other alternatives.
  4. newbomb

    newbomb LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 391

    1 double my business (based on revenue, prices are going up). Have 35 accounts for sure now, would like to have 70 or 2K per week (solo operator). P.S. Lot of town houses.

    2 Leave full time job ASAP.

  5. Planet Landscaping

    Planet Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 607

    My goal in 05 is to break the $500,000 mark payup . 1/2 a million? Who woulda guessed :dizzy: ? God Bless America :waving:
  6. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 2,412

    My goal is to gross $8,000. I'm going to have to double the number of accounts to achieve that.
  7. K.Carothers

    K.Carothers LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,124

    Is that per year?
  8. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 2,128

    Simple goals. 1. Expand my business to 50 lawns solo. I have 25 now. I should be able to pick that many up in March alone. 2. Take better care of my finances and make smarter buys on equipment. 3. I also want to cut down on stupid expenses by taking my lunch with me and creating a better route so that I don't waste as much gas. 4. Do away with a few clients who live so far out that it eats up gas. 5. Concentrate more on a year round billing system with year round maintenance. I wish everyone luck with their 2005 season. As for me, I have about 2 months before my '05 season kicks in.
  9. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 2,412

    Yes. The reason it is fairly low (compared to others) is because I will be limited to the houses in my neighborhood until I get my drivers license half way thru the mowing season.

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