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You’re busy. You are already feeling overloaded. You’d like to build greater capacity in yourself and members of your team, but where would you find the time? In short, you want to take your leadership to the next level, but the question is “How?” You need a fresh and practical blueprint. Jones Loflin says that new approach is built on four words: Grow, Cultivate, Prune, and Harvest.
In this innovative and engaging presentation built on the timeless practices of a gardener, Jones equips leaders to identify where change is needed in their daily activities and take productive action. It’s time to get “growing” and harvest something better for your people and your organization.
Are you growing too many unprofitable plants? Take a deep dive into your SKUs to see which plants are boosting your profits and which ones are a waste of resources. On a related note, the cost of doing business keeps going up, but are your prices keeping pace? In this session, Jonathan shares his insights on why SKU management and proper pricing are critical to your bottom line and how nurseries of all sizes can implement these strategies.
With a long-tenured background in ag and horticulture financing, Barry explains how you can manage your nursery’s cash flow to not only take advantage of growth opportunities, but how to make sure you have the cash needed to get you through times of economic uncertainty.
Using terms like “high quality” and “excellent customer service” no longer cut it in this competitive market. Differentiation coupled with marketing skills are imperative to your success. In this panel discussion, growers describe how they create customer value propositions to retain current customers and attract new ones.
Efficiency saves money by the better use of manpower or shortening certain production processes which translates to a better product. Our panel of growers will share how they eliminate waste from simple steps up to adopting Lean practices or adding automation.