No matter how long landscapers have been in business, whether just starting or having been around for more than a decade, they will know that running a landscaping business is not all sunshine and roses. If you will pardon the gardening pun. This means that a landscaping business, or any business, no matter what niche it is in or what size it is, will invariably encounter problems.
You will often find that the businesses that have overcome the most significant number of problems have proved to be the most persistent and secure. Not that we are suggesting you set about creating problems to solve, but there is a valuable lesson to be learned here. That lesson is that being able to solve problems gives a business owner a huge advantage over others who cannot.
Taking that stage further and making solving problems easier is the ability to use creativity. By that, we mean the so-called thinking outside of the box to answer problems that no one else would have thought of. At first, these often seem bizarre and unlikely to work, but they soon become the default solution when put into practice. Here are five steps to help you creatively solve problems.