tad Jacobs

Reflections: A Journey With TCIA

Thirty-seven years ago, I started my company. Thirty-five years ago, I joined the National Arborist Association (now TCIA), and 20 years ago I attended my first TCI EXPO. Recently, I checked my address book and found that 218 of my contacts are tagged with TCIA. As I scrolled through, I could vividly recall the faces […]

Anatomy of a TCIA-Inspired Sales Summit

While in Kauai, Hawaii, last February enjoying TCIA’s Winter Management Conference (WMC) 2022, I had the privilege of spending a great deal of time with Mike Earl. Mike, a CTSP and Certified Arborist, is owner of Old Growth Tree Service, LLC, an accredited, seven-year TCIA member company based in Eagle, Colorado, near Vail. Mike and […]

How Do You Choose Your Next Crew Leader?

As children growing up living just 10 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge, my friends and I all heard how the painting of the bridge would be a perpetual project. The painters began their work starting at the southern end and painted their way across a two-mile expanse to the northern end of the bridge. […]

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