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Forming a financial advisory team

Should you look outside your tree care crew and put together a professional advisory team with the business skills and expertise that you lack? And, if so, how do you select and organize such a team?

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An advisory team could be helpful for a tree care business owner when making critical decisions.

The basic force in rigging operations

Read about the most basic force present in many rigging operations — the 2-to-1 force factor — in order to help design and develop safer, more efficient rigging systems.

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Climber using safe practices while performing basic rigging operations.

Research your buying decision

Like equipment, there are decisions you can make that will impact how you do your job. Nowadays there is so much more to learn about clothing. Take the five minutes and do a little research. Chances are you will make a much better buying decision that will most likely affect how well you do your job.

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Climb safe! It's all in the tools and training

“Climb safe” is a common signature among co-workers in emails and other correspondence within the tree care industry, and for all the right reasons: tree care, tree removal and related tree climbing are some of the most dangerous activities and occupations in which a person can be involved.

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Climbing Tree Care Employee

Leveraging the wealthiest market on the planet

Companies who make women a significant part of their sales and strategy team — and collect continuous feedback from key women stakeholders — will have a considerable competitive advantage in the marketplace today.

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Companies who make women a significant part of their sales and strategy team — and collect continuous feedback from key women stakholders-will have a considerable competitive advantage in the marketplace today.

Chain saw safety handling and best practices

Chain saw training and skill development are often overlooked and underappreciated because almost anyone can manage to get a chain saw started. Proper starting procedure is vital in getting off to the right start.

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When using a chain saw, stand with your feet firmly planted and always operate the chain saw with both hands on the saw.

Color mulch has wood processors seeing gold

Coloring mulch is an effective means of diversifying your product line, while helping to meet the growing demand for an ever-growing popular landscaping application. A few tips are worthy of discussion to help get your mulch coloring operation started on the right foot.

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Worksite safety…Talk about it!

Good communication is key to keeping the jobsite safe, avoiding accidents and making the job profitable. Tree work is a team effort; one person can’t do the job alone.

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Good communication is key in the tree care industry.

The five-step felling plan!

When felling trees, it is vital to have and use a felling plan. The five-step felling plan incorporates up-to-date cutting methods, is widely used by professional chainsaw operators worldwide and has recently been adopted into the ANSI Z-133.1 Standard for tree-care operations. Using the five-step felling plan will help you to achieve successful results consistently.

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Felling Plan