Review Category : Business Tips

Podio sponsors LICH

LICH is super excited about our newest sponsor – Podio! Being an organization with volunteers on 5 different islands, we have always struggled to be efficient and now we have the perfect solution – Podio. Podio is a cloud based collaboration tool to bring LICH together, communicate, collaborate and deliver improved services to the green industry. And we have lots planned for 2014! Thanks Podio! Many Hawaii nonprofits are in the same boat, literally, so check Podio out at   ...

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Warranty Does Not Mean Guarranty

HAPPY NEW YEAR READERS!!  Are you off to a good start?  Let’s all commit to becoming more knowledgeable about what we do and how we can do it better.  I’m ready to help in any way that I can, so if you have questions, feel free to ask.  For this issue, let’s start with everyone’s favorite topic, when is a warranty not a warranty? The story I am about to tell is true.  Earlier this year I was making a sales call to an experienced, professional landscaper.  He had purchased a chain saw one month earlier, and I asked him how the saw was working.  It is here that the story begins.  After purchasing the saw, he explained that they brought it back to their shop, took it out of the box, and put fuel in it.  They went to start the saw; it started but would die when they tried to “rev” it up.  They tried several times and the same thing happened; no high rpms.  They took it... ...

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