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Here is some advice from a 50 year business veteran.

Simple stuff huh? But this is what kept them going all these years.

What's your view?

"3 pieces of advice

• Do something you like. If you don't enjoy doing the work, you won't be successful.

• Do the best you can do on every job.

• Watch out for change and make adjustments to your business when things change."

50 years: Nichols Lawn Service - Larry and Chavous Nichols Jr. grew up in the lawn service business founded by their father, Chavous Nichols Sr.

"Our dad and a partner, Lonnie Owens, started the company together back in 1957," said Larry Nichols. "They started out just mowing lawns."

Nichols Lawn Service today is a full-service business offering landscaping, lawn maintenance, fertilization and weed control. Since 1992, the company has also provided nursery items, including small trees, shrubs, flowers, plants and sod.
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