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If you’re wondering where we’ve talked before and what we talked about, here’s a list of places the Harvesters have visited, talked and held workshops. We’re always happy to come to your place and bend a few ears.

April 25, 2016

Webinar: Harvest Your CA$H Flow

March 21, 2016

Webinar: Harvest Your Time! How to Get the Right Things Done in Less Time

February 22, 2016

Webinar: 25+ Proven Ways to Increase Profit

February 11, 2016

San Mateo Event Center
Nor Cal Landscape & Nursery Show

February 3, 2016

Schaumburg, Il
ILCA iLandscape Show 2016

January 25, 2016

Webinar: How To Pre-screen and Interview Potential Employees

November 18-19, 2016

People Academy LIVE!
Laguna Beach, CA

November 9, 2015

Webinar: Customers Count

September 18, 2015

Webinar: Marketing Isn’t Magic

July 8, 2015

West Palm Beach

July 7, 2015

NE/Central Florida

June 24, 2015

Houston, Texas

June 23, 2015

Dallas, Texas

March 3, 2015

Boston, MA area
Are You A Fierce Competitor?
For: The Landscape Depot & Nicolock

February 10, 2015

Winnipeg, CA 
Are You A Fierce Competitor?
For: The Landscape Manitoba Convention.

January 29, 2015

O & G Bridgeport, Connecticut
Are You A Fierce Competitor?
For: Nicolock customers.

January 26 & 27, 2015

Fargo, North Dakota
North Dakota Nursery and Greenhouse Association Convention, Ramada Plaza Suites, Fargo, ND

January 23, 2015

West Virginia
West Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association 2015 Winter Symposium www.wvnla.org

January 21, 2015

2015 Garden Center Symposium/Midwest Perennial Conference  gardencentersymposium.com

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

June 5, 2014

Fresno, California

LCIS: Landscape Contractors Insurance Services: Open House 
Streve Cesare Ph.D:
The Top HR Issues Landscapers Face Today and What to do About Them
5 Ways to Capture Your Share of Opportunities in Today’s Changing Market Place

May 28,2014

PLANET Webinar: The 10 Steps to Build Your Organization into a Recruiting Machine

April 10, 2014

Interior Plantscape Symposium
Are You a Fierce Competitor Workshop
Longwood Gardens, Kennet Square, PA

January 8 – 9, 2014

Ontario, Canada
Training Programs & 
Quality Counts

January 16, 2014

2014 RINLA: Winter Meeting and Expo
“LandscapeBusiness – How the business world is changing – Capture your share of new opportunities”
“Fierce Competitors Are Great Marketers and Sales People”
“Recruiting to the Rescue” 

February 3 – 6, 2014 

“Are You a Fierce Competitor?
“Recruiting to the Rescue!”
“Hiring in the Green Industry”

Tree Care Industry Association
Atlantis Resort
Paradise Island, Bahamas

February 11 – 14, 2014  

ProGreen, Colorado
“Are You a Fierce Competitor?”
“The Gross Marginator”
“The Top 10 Best Practices All Companies Need to Know”

December 11, 2013

“The Top 10 Best Practices All Companies Need to Know”
“The Gross Marginator ”
Landscape Expo
Portland, OR

October 9, 2013

“Are You A Fierce Competitor?” 
LCA: Landscape Contractors Association
John Hopkins University
Rockville, MD

October 23, 2013

“Recruiting to the Rescue!”
How to Find, Attract, Get Onboard and Keep the Right People.
Green Industry Conference – GIC
Louisville, KY

November 13 – 14, 2013

“Are You a Fierce Competitor?”
“Nothing Happens Without A Sale”
Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Convention Center

March 19 & 21, 2013

“Are You A Fierce Competitor”
Pest Control Association of Florida

March 8, 2013

“Recruiting and Hiring the Right People” and “Building Effective Training Programs”
Landscape Alberta’s Spring Conference
Coast Plaza, Calgary, Alberta Canada

March 6, 2013

Building a Recruiting Machine! (Keynote)
The Account Managers Guide (Keynote Breakout)

March 5-6, 2013

MGIA Annual Trade Show & Convention 
Suburban Collection Showplace

Bill’s Past Talks, Workshops & Seminars

Lawn and Landscape School of Management:
“Training Program Development”
“People: The Keys to Success”

Bayer Environmental Science:
“The 7 Steps to Finding and Getting Great People”

“Innovative, practical advice and tips!”
-Conference Attendee

PLANET Green Industry Conferences:
“Growing Great People”
“Recruiting Programs that Rock”
“Learn and Earn by Creating a Learning Organization”
“Quality Assurance Program Design and Implementation”
“People Retention Strategies: How to Keep them on Board Without Being Bored”
“Quality Counts: How to Get Consistent Quality by Linking Training and Incentives to Performance”
“A Leader’s Guide on How to Survive and Thrive With Today’s Challenges: Part 1: It’s All About People: Leaders, Employees, and Customers : Part 2: Building Success One System at a Time”
“Lessons from the Garden: The Leaders guide to building a “Best In Class” organization.
“Executive Magic: The Balance of Life, Work & Health ”

Harvard Alumni Association:
Orange County Chapter- “Lessons from the Garden”

NJ Landscaper Association:

“Are You a Fierce Competitor”

Cal State Long Beach:
“Lessons from the Garden”

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo/ Landscape Management Seminar:
“Building Successful Training Programs”

TALC- Texas Association of Landscape Contractors:
“Innovation in the Landscape Industry”

CLCA- California Landscape Contractors Association:
O.C. Chapter:  “Finding and Getting Great People”
San Luis Obispo Chapter: “Positioning Your Organization for Success”
“Becoming a Fierce Competitor in Today’s Challenging Times”

Ed’s Past Talks, Workshops & Seminars

Landscape Contractors Association
“If We Don’t Start Selling – We’re Dead!”

“They absolutely raved about yesterday’s LCA meeting!
Sounds like it was a huge success and you had the folks
Thanks so much for speaking to our group!”


Park & Grounds Management Association
“How Public Relations Can Grow Your Company”

Associated Contractors of Massachusetts
“Double Your Profits By Selling Enhancements”

New England Grows Winter Conference
“25 Ways To Reduce Costs & Increase Profits”

New York State Turf & Landscape Association
“Selling in a Slow Economy”

PLANET Green Industry Conference
“Some Solid Simple Samples of Sure Fired Sales Success”
“The Four Pillars To Building a Successful Landscaping Company”
“The Profit Principle”
“How to Win Once the Project is Sold”
“Make Your Customers Love You”
“Xtreme Service = Xtreme Profits”

Lawn & Landscape School of Management
“Dream, Believe, Plan & Execute”
“Why Job Costing is Critical”
“Double Your Profits By Selling Enhancements”

Illinois Landscape Contractors Association
“The Profit Principle”
“Successful Subcontracting (Seminar)”
“Some Solid Simple Samples of Sure Fired Sales Success”

“Ed did a great job of getting audience interaction and giving real life examples.”
-Green Industry Conference Attendee

Miller School, Wilton, CT
“A Day in the Life of an Entrepreneur”

Cobleskill College
“Basic Principles of Operational Efficiency in A Landscaping Business”

CLIP 11th Annual Conference
“If I Had It To Do Over Again”

JP Horizons Sales Jam
“How To Grow A Great Landscaping Company”

Minnesota Green Exposition
“Marketing: Outside In”

Snow & Ice Management Association  (SIMA)
“Operating a Successful Winter Snow Business”

Lawn Care Industry M & A Institute
“How To Successfully Integrate a Newly Purchased Landscape Company”