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Green Industry Podcast

Welcome to the Green Industry Podcast . This show is all about helping lawn care and landscape professionals take their businesses to the next level. Join us as we chat with Green Industry leaders to discover best practices and practical strategies to maximize profits.

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Marketing 101 - The Power of Word of Mouth Referrals

There are so many awesome opportunities to market our small businesses. Whether you operate a lawn care, landscaping, irrigation, or hardscaping company marketing is vital. Green Industry Podcast host Paul Jamison shares an overview of Marketing and of the importance of word of mouth referrals.  Paul Jamison is the host of the Green Industry Podcast and is the author of Cut That Grass and Make That Cash. For more information on how to take your lawn care and landscaping business to the next level see the links below: GreenIndustryPodcast.com linktr.ee/pauljamison Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Paperback - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Rate Increase Letter Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration (Code: PAUL Saves 50%)

30mins

22 Sep 2019

Rank #1

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Carefully Choose Your Customers

Paul Jamison shares some business lessons he has learned in his career about how to select the best customers. Paul shares some humorous stories of some situations he experienced in his lawn care business that did not go so well. He also shares some of his more recent successes and pleasant experiences with his new customers.  Paul Jamison is the host of the Green Industry Podcast and is the author of Cut That Grass and Make That Cash. For more information on how to take your lawn care and landscaping business to the next level see the links below: GreenIndustryPodcast.com linktr.ee/pauljamison Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Paperback - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Rate Increase Letter Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration (Code: PAUL Saves 50%)

1hr

17 Feb 2020

Rank #2

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Keith Kalfas and Spencer's Lawn Care - Late Night Deep Conversations

Keith Kalfas of the Untrapped Podcast, and Shawn Spencer from Spencer's Lawn Care, and Paul Jamison hung out at the hotel in Michigan after Brian Lawn Maintenance's Lawntrepreneur Academy Live event. The conversation lasted well over two hours. Keith, Shawn, and Paul talked about boundaries, marriage, money stories, and got into some deep conversations about life.  Paul Jamison is the host of the Green Industry Podcast and is the author of Cut That Grass and Make That Cash. For more information on how to take your lawn care and landscaping business to the next level see the links below: GreenIndustryPodcast.com linktr.ee/pauljamison Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Paperback - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Rate Increase Letter Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration (Code: PAUL Saves 50%)

2hr 21mins

13 Nov 2019

Rank #3

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Spencer Lawn Care - Shawn and TQ Chat About Marriage, Business, and Life

Shawn and TQ chat with Paul Jamison at the 2020 Lawn and Landscape Society event hosted by Kohler. They chat about Shawn and TQ's marriage, kids, business, and about the incredible event they helped to host.  GreenIndustryPodcast.com linktr.ee/pauljamison Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Paperback - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Rate Increase Letter Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration (Code: PAUL Saves 50%)

41mins

6 Mar 2020

Rank #4

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Kory Ballard - Growing a Profitable and Efficient Top 100 Site Management Company

Kory Ballard from Ballard Inc. shares his story from how he went from a high school student starting a lawn care company to now leading a Top 100 Landscape company. Kory Ballard owns Perficut in Des Moines, Iowa which is a Site Management Company that is recognized as one of the nations best. Kory also owns Ballard Inc which offers products that are innovative solutions for outdoor equipment. Kory shares his story and some of the business lessons he has learned along the way to build a more profitable and efficient company.  Kory Ballard also host the Green Grind Podcast Paul Jamison is the host of the Green Industry Podcast and is the author of Cut That Grass and Make That Cash. For more information on how to take your lawn care and landscaping business to the next level see the links below: GreenIndustryPodcast.com linktr.ee/pauljamison Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Paperback - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Rate Increase Letter Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration (Code: PAUL Saves 50%)

40mins

30 Jun 2019

Rank #5

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They Stole His Truck w/ Kevin Frost From Fall River Lawn Care

Kevin Frost of Kevin Fall River Lawn Care shares his story of buying and growing a lawn care company. Kevin also shares the wild story of when his truck and belongings were stolen from a parking lot at the GIE Expo!!  GreenIndustryPodcast.com linktr.ee/pauljamison Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Rate Increase Letter Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration

29mins

12 Nov 2018

Rank #6

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Vetting Customers w/ Caleb Auman From the Kid Contractor Podcast

On this episode of the Green Industry Podcast Paul Jamison interviews Caleb Auman of Auman Landscape LLC. Caleb shares of his humble beginnings in lawn care, what is is like to operate a landscaping company with his wife, and lessons he has learned about how to vet customers and how to price landscape jobs.   GreenIndustryPodcast.com linktr.ee/pauljamison Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Rate Increase Letter Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration

32mins

3 Dec 2018

Rank #7

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Keith and Ashley Kalfas Part 3 of 3 - Health Journey, Brian's Lawn Maintenance, Lawn Care Rookie, BB Lawn Care, and Geek to Freak

Keith Kalfas from the Landscape Employee Trap and his wife Ashley join Paul Jamison live in Atlanta. They all attended the Go IMPACT Live Event hosted by Dirt Monkey and Jobber. After the event Keith, Ashley, and Paul enjoyed some conversation on the studio. This is Part 3 of 3 of that conversation as they chatted about food, coffee, and the community.  Paul Jamison is the host of the Green Industry Podcast and is the author of Cut That Grass and Make That Cash. For more information on how to take your lawn care and landscaping business to the next level see the links below: GreenIndustryPodcast.com linktr.ee/pauljamison Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Paperback - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Rate Increase Letter Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration (Code: PAUL Saves 50%)

30mins

27 Aug 2019

Rank #8

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The Florida Lawn Care Life w/ Jared Kakowski From JRizzy Landscaping

On this episode Paul chats with Jared Kakowski, the owner of JRizzy Landscaping in Daytona Beach, Florida.  JRizzy shares insights into his lawn care and landscaping company. The conversation covers pricing, scheduling, dating/marriage, the Florida lifestyle, and the GIE Expo.  GreenIndustryPodcast.com linktr.ee/pauljamison Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Paperback - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Rate Increase Letter Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration

34mins

18 Feb 2019

Rank #9

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Innovators, Not Imitators w/ Brian Fullerton From Fullerton Unfiltered Podcast

On this episode of the Green Industry Podcast, Paul Jamison interviews Brian Fullerton of Brian's Lawn Maintenance. Brian's Lawn Maintenance has experience a lot of social media success in recent months. Brian shares his "secrets" of how he maintains high levels of productivity in his business while still thriving in his personal relationships.  This episode of the Green Industry Podcast with Brian's Lawn Maintenance will leave you inspired and equipped to improve our time management skills.  GreenIndustryPodcast.com linktr.ee/pauljamison Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Rate Increase Letter Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration

30mins

11 Oct 2018

Rank #10

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Are You Ready For Something Different w/ Jason Creel From Lawn Care Life

Jason Creel of the Lawn Care Life joins the Green Industry Podcast to share about his journey in the lawn care community. Jason has learned a lot through his experiences of running three lawn care companies. The first two lawn care companies Jason sold. He now is the owner and operator at his third company. Jason also has a growing You Tube Channel where he gives instruction and education about how build a successful lawn care and/or fertilizer company.  GreenIndustryPodcast.com linktr.ee/pauljamison Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Rate Increase Letter Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration

31mins

7 Apr 2019

Rank #11

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Focus on the Family w/ Brian Fullerton From Fullerton Unfiltered Podcast

Brian's Lawn Maintenance shares about how he focuses on having a healthy marriage in the midst of his ambitious lifestyle. Brian shares his love story with his wife Liz. Brian goes in depth of how they met, how he pursued her, how their marriage is, and what potentially awaits in the future. While Brian is busy building his lawn care company and the Brian's Lawn Maintenance brand, his wife Liz is preparing to launch a new blog as well.  This is a unique episode. As lawn care and landscape professionals this message is a good reminder to be intentional in our efforts to pursue healthy relationships.  GreenIndustryPodcast.com linktr.ee/pauljamison Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Paperback - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Rate Increase Letter Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration

32mins

11 Mar 2019

Rank #12

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Taking the Leap from a Regular Job to Full Time in Lawn Care with Randy Cummings

Paul Jamison joins guest Randy Cummings at Jason Creel's Lawn Care Life Conference. Randy has a very unique story. For a while Randy owned a part time lawn care company. But, recently Randy was let go at this full time regular job. Randy is now taking the leap and going all in with his lawn care company. This season will be his first year operating his lawn care company on a full time basis.  Paul Jamison is the host of the Green Industry Podcast and is the author of Cut That Grass and Make That Cash. For more information on how to take your lawn care and landscaping business to the next level see the links below: GreenIndustryPodcast.com linktr.ee/pauljamison Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Paperback - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Rate Increase Letter Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration (Code: PAUL Saves 50%)

45mins

30 Jan 2020

Rank #13

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Stanley Genadek and Spencer's Lawn Care - Raising Rates, When to Transition, and a Trip Down Memory Lane

After a full day at the Lawntrepreneur Academy Live event hosted by Brian's Lawn Maintenance, Stanley Genadek and Spencer's Lawn Care sit down with Paul Jamison for a late night chat. They took a trip down memory lane with some of the origin stories of the lawn care online community. Stanley Genadek also gave some advice on raising prices, and when it is time to go full time in your business.  Paul Jamison is the host of the Green Industry Podcast and is the author of Cut That Grass and Make That Cash. For more information on how to take your lawn care and landscaping business to the next level see the links below: GreenIndustryPodcast.com linktr.ee/pauljamison Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Paperback - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Rate Increase Letter Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration (Code: PAUL Saves 50%)

34mins

12 Nov 2019

Rank #14

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Saving Money and Living with More Simplicity

On this episode of the Green Industry Podcast host Paul Jamison shares about saving money, living with more simplicity, and why and how to get out of debt.  Donate Here GreenIndustryPodcast.com Rate Increase Letter Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Paperback - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash E-Trainings Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration (Code: PAUL Saves 50%) linktr.ee/pauljamison

32mins

1 Apr 2020

Rank #15

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Preparing for the Spring Rush in Landscaping and Lawn Care w/ Paul Jamison

Landscape Professional Paul Jamison from the Jamison Management Group shares some insights into how to make the most of the Spring Rush in landscaping and lawn care. The "spring rush" is a unique season in our businesses when the demand is typically very high. Along the way Paul has learned some lessons to maximize this awesome opportunity.  GreenIndustryPodcast.com linktr.ee/pauljamison Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Rate Increase Letter Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration

32mins

4 Feb 2019

Rank #16

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BB Lawn Care - Social Media Insights

Blake Albertson, owner of BB Lawn Care in Kansas City, Missouri chats about his lawn care business and the benefits of social media at the Lawntrepreneur Academy Live even hosted by Brian's Lawn Maintenance. Blake discusses how social media has influenced his life and shares his thoughts on where people's attention is currently at on platforms like You Tube, Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, and Tik Tok.  Paul Jamison is the host of the Green Industry Podcast and is the author of Cut That Grass and Make That Cash. For more information on how to take your lawn care and landscaping business to the next level see the links below: GreenIndustryPodcast.com linktr.ee/pauljamison Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Paperback - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Rate Increase Letter Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration (Code: PAUL Saves 50%)

30mins

11 Nov 2019

Rank #17

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Phil Sarros - Focusing on Efficiency and Profit

Phil Sarros who is a key contributor to Dirt Monkey University and owner at Sarros Landscaping shared some lessons he learned from 20 years working in the landscaping and hardscaping field. Phil shared a lot of valuable insights about efficiency, profit, communicating with customers, and how to stay on top of taxes and our numbers. This episode is loaded with information that will help you in your lawn care, landscaping, hardscaping, or really any small business.  Paul Jamison is the host of the Green Industry Podcast and is the author of Cut That Grass and Make That Cash. For more information on how to take your lawn care and landscaping business to the next level see the links below: GreenIndustryPodcast.com linktr.ee/pauljamison Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Paperback - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Rate Increase Letter Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration (Code: PAUL Saves 50%)

1hr 11mins

14 Jan 2020

Rank #18

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Don't Look Back w/ Jon Hubacek of Hub Landscape and Lawn Care

On this episode of the Green Industry Podcast Paul Jamison interviews Jon Hubacek of Hub Landscape and Lawn Care.  Jon shares his experiences of underbidding and not charging enough. The conversation brings some insight into real numbers and how to price accurately on our landscape and lawn care jobs.  GreenIndustryPodcast.com linktr.ee/pauljamison Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Rate Increase Letter Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration

29mins

6 Nov 2018

Rank #19

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Know Your Numbers w/ Michael Bedell From Bedell Property Management

On today's episode Michael Bedell shares how he is navigating COVID-19 as a Michigan small business owner. Michael who is also known as the "Debt Free Landscaper" emphasizes how important it is now more than ever to know your numbers.  GreenIndustryPodcast.com Rate Increase Letter Paul's Audiobook - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash Paperback - Cut That Grass and Make That Cash E-Trainings Try Jobber! GIE+EXPO Registration (Code: PAUL Saves 50%) linktr.ee/pauljamison

31mins

23 Apr 2020

Rank #20