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056 — Kelly Giard

Podcast Summary:

Kelly Giard is quietly changing the lawn care industry with his green company. He’s a humble guy who shares amazing points of leadership wisdom throughout this episode. For example:

1. “You want to follow owners who have their own money on the line.”
2. “Letting go of control was probably the biggest thing I had to learn…developing the ultimate confidence in your team members…”
3. “Invite criticism early and take it on as a positive thing…”
4. “It’s better to work with the talent within…versus bringing someone in cold…”
5. “The startup phase and the people associated with it aren’t necessarily going to be the same people that execute the business…longer term…and that that’s ok.”

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