Keys to Workforce Success
Unlock the possibilities for your company’s growth.
Welcome to Irrigation & Lighting magazine’s Keys to Workforce Success, a collection of business-building best practices from industry consultants and experts, sponsored by Heritage Landscape Supply Group. These articles are meant to give you the tools you need to open the door to brand-new growth for your company this year and think about the challenges your employees are dealing with from a new angle.
IN THIS ISSUE
From the editor
Make sure everyone in every part of your company has what they need to make this season one of the best ever.
As the season for activating landscape irrigation systems starts, it is a good idea to consider the importance of communication with clients.
Trying to institute change during a busy time period will likely lead to low adoption since your people are already focused on other issues.
Prepare a landscape lighting maintenance agreement in advance and discuss with your client while they are dialed-in to their lighting system.
Don’t miss the latest news from the Irrigation Association, including an interview from its new president and 2023 program highlights.
Discover new and innovative products on the market for both irrigation and lighting applications.
There are some really good reasons for having designated career paths. It sends the right message to your team and becomes part of your employee experience.
Stephen Covey, author of “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” suggests that one of those habits is to “Begin with the end in mind.”
Whether out on a job, troubleshooting a repair or providing routine maintenance, irrigation professionals require their own “everyday carry.”
Learn how to use subtle changes in hue and temperature to improve your landscape lighting design.
A two-wire irrigation system can provide a lot of flexibility to contractors, running two separate wires from the central controller to each valve through a decoder.
As the United States continues to struggle with drought, increased attention and need have been placed on efficient sprinkler heads for landscaping.