Posts Tagged ‘Business’

Great Expectations

Managing your clients expectations: -  A key to business success The relentlessly accelerating pace of contemporary living is a challenge for both designer and client. To achieve the gorgeousness seen in show gardens and on television programmes requires expertise, time, patience, love and commitment. These are exactly the qualities that are difficult to allocate to a leisure space, when just keeping the house (and children) clean and tidy and providing meals takes up all the time and energy available after a day's work. The TV cookery and gardening programmes presented by celebrity chefs, [...]

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Starting a Gardening Business

So you are considering starting a gardening business? Armed with your newly minted qualification, you are ready to set up your business and earn money. Unless your course was deliberately chosen as a leisure activity,  you will want to see a return on your investment. Setting your own gardening business requires a multitude of skills.  You may already have experience running a business, or have a background in business management, or responsibilities for staff, projects, or finance. Being an experienced freelancer or be adept at sales and marketing and a whizz with figures is invaluable. You [...]

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