July 20, 2020
Kory gives us an update on some of the hottest things rolling out of his hq these days. Then we jump right into a chat about how to deal with burn out in our industry. We all have those days where we want to throw in the towel! How and why should we keep going. This snowballs into how we as business owners must show up everyday ready to grind. We have an opportunity and an OBLIGATION to affect our teams in a positive way.
February 12, 2020
On this episode, you’ll meet the mastermind entrepreneur, Kory Ballard of Perficut Site Management and Ballard Products. Kory started his lawn care business when he was only 14, and grew it to a company with 3 locations and almost 200 employees. Learn how Kory’s view on the standardized school system, social media, and building trust with his customers shaped him into the businessman he is today.
January 17, 2020
Alex Kirby interviews Kory Ballard, President of Perficut Site Management and Ballard Products INC. Alex and Kory cover topics covering marketing and finances, to finding new clients and building team culture in your business.
June 30, 2019
Kory Ballard from Ballard Inc. shares his story from how he went from a high school student starting a lawn care company to now leading a Top 100 Landscape company. Kory Ballard owns Perficut in Des Moines, Iowa which is a Site Management Company that is recognized as one of the nations best. Kory also owns Ballard Inc which offers products that are innovative solutions for outdoor equipment.
June 18, 2019
Kory Ballard joins us to talk about his successful marketing strategies. Through his hard work and dedication, Kory started his first lawn care business in high school. Now he develops the sort of efficiency products he wishes he had when he was still on the truck.
March 26, 2019
Kory shares his lawn care business journey with lawn care nation and how he went from mowing lawns at 14 to make extra money for a moped, to a 20 million dollar company today with 200 employees, and starting a second company Ballard Inc making and distributing innovative products for landscapers.
February 15, 2019
Real discussions around what it takes to win. Managing your time by knowing where you want to be and what your goals are. Lessons learned in leadership after running his company from nothing to a Top 100 company. Kory gives us advice we can use at any stage in our business. We also discuss taking risks and that loaded question of when to hire another crew or your first employee.
January 16, 2019
From a push mower and a moped, to hitting the Lawn and Landscape magazine Top 100 list and now killing the retail side with extremely practical and professional products! Kory Ballard sits down with us to tell his journey and lessons learned along the way. We talk about taking action and the crippling fear of making that next leap into the growth of your company. He opens up about mistakes they have made in retaining good talent and what they are doing to fix it. We also discuss communication and how being clear in your “WHY” can make any menial task a small part of the big puzzle. Kory has over 30 years experience in lawn care/green industry. He is down to earth and very genuine in his approach to life. Listen and learn from this great Lawncare Leader.