Hard Knocks

EVOLUTION AND ESSENTIALS

Business Peer Group Mentoring 

ABOUT HARD KNOCKS

A safe atmosphere and a dose of reality. Exploring the business side of landscaping ABC's.

Rooted in real-life lessons, polished by failure, success, and coaching.

 

If you're ready, its time to look at a program that will improve your business and your life.

A deep dive into who you are and what story you want to tell.

Access your style of leadership and how it affects your business.

Reviewing how your company operates and how to improve the outcome.

 

ABOUT BILL

Bill has been a passionate and successful member of the landscaping industry for 45 years.

 

For the last 37 years, he has been the business owner of Schnetz Landscape Inc, a design-build firm in San Diego CA.

Throughout the years 

Schnetz Landscape's work has been published in countless Home & Garden, Sunset, San Diego Magazine, Ranch & Coast and LUXE Magazines.

 

To help promote the installation of water-wise gardens in California Bill co-authored the book Life After Lawns.

He has been actively involved with CLCA since 1994. 

 

Starting as a local board member Bill grew into many leadership roles. Such as the San Diego Chapter President and State Director of Events.

 

He then went on to become the 2010 CLCA State President. 

 

From 2006-2011 Bill successfully ran the business mentoring workshop 'Red to Black to Green'. 

 

Bill loves sharing his passion and business smarts with California landscape contractors.

 
 

TESTIMONIALS

Kelly

"I have taken steps to incorporate some key points shared by Bill into my personal and professional life and have seen breakthroughs as a result."

 

- Plant Providers

Cherie

"We all feel very fortunate for your efforts. And we learned tons!" 

 

- Cal Poly Landscaping Design professor

Jim

"Inspiring presentation with a good lead speaker. Whatever the size of the company, everyone came away with helpful nuggets." 

 

- Tree Solutions

Sandra

"We thoroughly enjoyed hearing about your challenges and seeing the results of your innovative solutions." 

 

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THE PROGRAM

 

Structure

  • 8 to 10 contractors

       for a personal learning experience

  • 6 days in total

       Three 2 day sessions

 

  • Confidentiality within the group

  • Travel to 3 different locations

Commitment

  • Sharing business

       issues and financials

 

  • Open to feedback

 

  • Self-evaluation

  • Homework between sessions

  • Willing to grow and have fun

included

  • Guest Contractor 

       at each session

 

  • Jim Huston workshop 

       during the May session

  • 3 group conference calls

       with Bill between sessions

  • Disk Analysis Evaluation

  • An assortment of educational               materials 

workshop Rate

  • $ 3200 

        for full-year pass

  • Three  2 day sessions

  • Must be a CLCA Member

  • Travel and lodging not included

  • Payment Plan Available                      

  • Payment accepted via PayPal with    debit or credit

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AGENDA

February  21st - 22nd 2020

Friday & Saturday

9:00am

San Marcos CA

02:00pm

Opening Remarks

10:45am

Afternoon Session A

03:00pm

Coffee & Networking

11:00am

Afternoon Session B

05:00pm

Morning Session

12:30am

Summary

06:00pm

Lunch

Evening Drinks

 

GETTING THERE

WHEN

 

February

21st & 22nd

2020

May

22nd & 23rd

2020

November

13th & 14th

2020

WHERE

 

San Marcos, CA

 

Places to Stay Nearby

San Marcos

Fairfield Inn & Suites 

Lakehouse Hotel and Golf Resort

Escondido

Rancho Bernardo

Carlsbad

Encinitas

Airports Nearby

San Diego International Airport

McClellan Palomar Airport

 
Contact Us

info@billschnetz.com      ©2019 Hard Knocks by Bill Schnetz