When he took the company over from his grandfather, it was a one-man operation. Today, Eli has grown it into a million-dollar landscaping business. He talks about how he’s learned to get out of his own way, delegate the necessary tasks to get the job done, and utilize technology to create a better customer experience.
Coffee drinker, yes or no? Part-time coffee drinker.
One business tool you’re geeking out over right now? Service Auto Pilot, a software created for the residual service industry.
Favorite piece of technology? The smartphone.
What’s one book you’d pass along to a fellow entrepreneur? Exponential Organizations by Salim Ismail.
One person you’d like to have dinner with? Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos.
Next week I’m in the lab with Greg Head, CEO of Greg Head Consulting. We discuss his involvement in several rapid-growth companies, head games he has battled and how he coaches early stage CEOs (he worked with more than 300 in the last year!). Be sure to tune in! Until then, have a prosperous week!
Music in this episode: “They Just Don’t Know” by Gyft.
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