This week’s guest is Frank Mariani, who’s been at the helm of Mariani Landscape, a family of businesses founded in 1958 by his father, Vito Mariani, for 47 years and counting. Learn Frank’s secrets to building, growing, and constantly improving a successful, sustainable business.
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1:04 – Why “It’s Good to be King”
4:40 – Who’s Coming to Your Funeral?
7:48 – Leadership
11:44 – The Mariani Response to COVID-19
15:43 – The Evolution of Frank Mariani & Company
20:54 – How to Grow Sustainably
29:09 – Why Competition Is a Good Thing
30:31 – How Robotic Mowers Are Improving the Landscape
38:02 – Why Investing in Automation Is Worth the Risk
40:38 – Being Good Neighbors
49:36 – Why You Shouldn’t Wait for a “Full Solution”
58:48 – The Next Generation
1:09:19 – Why Chicago Is Still a Great Place to Do Business
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