Rob is the host of the podcast “The Adventure Cure”. He is an author, entrepreneur, family man, and pursuer of a meaningful existence. He’s also the Owner of Treppendahl Landscape in Baton Rouge, LA
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📌[2:21]Good morning, Drew!
📌[8:21]Secret Sauce of Nextdoor
📌[15:38]He only advertises one service: fert and weed control. That's his "gateway" Appealing to vanity and pride.
📌[17:17]The gateway service is easy, and quick to quote and then he can add on other services later.
📌[18:19]Only does a few services. Things they are good at, can scale and passionate about
📌[21:37]The biggest financial ah ha for Rob was when he realized what his break even cost was. He discovered he wasn't even hitting his break even number.
📌[22:32]Fewer clients, but making money beats lots of clients, barely meeting costs any day
📌[25:40]You need to charge what you are really worth as a business
📌[28:23]probability over top line revenue
📌[31:23]First system when organizing the business was bringing in a CRM
📌[32:25]Second Rob implemented Traction Goodreads-Traction
📌[34:03]Started saying no to services they could not make money on and increasing the prices for services that are great at
📌[34:30]Know your Weekly Scorecard Metrics
📌[37:40]Rob tests Enneagram for Office Staff
📌[38:02]One page DISC assessment for Field Staff
📌[42:08]How Rob Built a Lifestyle business
📌[44:19]Core Values: (DOT) Discipline Ownership Teachable
📌[45:10]His integrator helped building a family like culture
📌[46:38]Add an Estimator changed Rob's Life
📌[47:51]Find the person, lean into them and coach them as they grow
📌[49:06]Why it is important to let your employees make mistakes
📌[51:23]Rob is moving 700 miles away from his business
📌[51:45]Mini Retirements - Timothy Ferriss
📌[55:34]Rob is not trying to grow an empire...he is wanting to have a business that supports him spending time with his family
📌[1:03:16]Marketing: What is your gateway service for your business?
📌[1:03:26]Systems: Check out the book Traction
📌[1:03:58]People: Pick something that is on your plate to delegate
📌[1:04:40]Rob's Homework: Figure out your breakeven number
📌[1:05:13]Overhead divided by Direct Labor number of Hours and then add average hourly wage plus 10% for taxes
⭐Quote of the Week⭐
“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.”
– John C. Maxwell
⇩ Resources ⇩
✯ Rob Treppendahl with Treppendahllandscape
✯Tay Meroni (Marketing) with Pure Pressure Washing
✯Michelle Myers (Systems) with Pink Callers