Our Top 10 Quotes on Entrepreneurship


Entrepreneurship isn’t easy and making the decision to start your own business can sometimes be daunting. Franchising gives you everything you need to succeed – the network, the systems, the reputation and so much more. All you need to do is make the decision to get started. If you need some motivation to help you take that first step, we’ve gathered our favorite Top 10 Quotes on Entrepreneurship. Enjoy!

“To any entrepreneur: if you want to do it, do it now. If you don’t, you’re going to regret it.” – Catherine Cook

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” – Chinese proverb

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein

“Success is how high you bounce after you hit bottom.” – General George Patton

“If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

“Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” – Mario Andretti

“Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t so you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.” – Warren G. Tracy’s student

“You can’t fall if you don’t climb. But there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground.” –  Unknown

“Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” – Farrah Gray

“The secret to getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain

Take the first step to entrepreneurship today! What are you waiting for? If you are interested in learning more about the Weed Man franchise opportunity, visit us online at www.weedmanfranchise.com or call 1-888-321-9333.


Weed Man Ranked #1 in Home Services by FBR


Looking for a great opportunity?

Every year, Franchise Business Review surveys franchisees across hundreds of today’s leading franchise brands – Weed Man USA being one of them. This year, we are honored to be ranked #1 in Home Services. 

Do you want a franchisor who is honest and ethical?

Weed Man was given an overall score of 93.2%, 13/5% above FBR‘s 2016 benchmark.

What about long-term growth? Is that something you’re interested in?

Weed Man franchisees rated the long-term growth opportunity provided by the business at an 84.2%, 13.1% above FBR‘s 2016 benchmark.

How do our franchisees rate the overall quality of Weed Man’s products and services?

Weed Man franchise owners rate the overall quality of the products and/or services provided at 86.8%, which is 11.8% above FBR’s 2016 benchmark.

At Weed Man USA, we pride ourselves on offering franchisees ongoing support.

Franchisees agreed, ranking ongoing support at 84%, a whopping 18.4% above FBR‘s 2016 benchmark.

For more information on Weed Man’s rankings, conducted by Franchise Business Review, click HERE.

Take control of your future with the leading lawn care company in North America. We invite you to visit www.weedmanfranchise.com or call 1-888-321-9333 to find out why our franchisees continue to give us top ratings, year after year.

Meet Weed Man’s Regional Franchisors

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At Weed Man, out team of regional franchisors is comprised by some of the biggest names in the green industry. When you become a Weed Man franchisee, your personal franchisor is always ready to help, providing you with expert advice and guidance as your company takes off. With the support of our franchisors and corporate team, you will have access to local support, regular business planning meetings, ongoing training and weekly teleconferences to make sure you’re on the right track; and it doesn’t stop there – when you become a Weed Man franchisee, you are becoming a part of the extended Weed Man family. Feel comfortable knowing you can rely on other franchisees for mutual support and advice. Meet our proven, successful Weed Man consultants!

Steve and Chuck Russell
MN, IN, KY, TN & Southern IL

Steve has over 15 years of experience as an active advocate for the green industry and small businesses, while his brother Chuck has thorough industry experience, as well as a high level of expertise when it comes to small business. Together, they provide direct support to local Weed Man franchises. Their varied experience have allowed them to offer franchisees exceptional support in all areas of the business.

Read more about their experience in the industry HERE.

Ken Heltemes

Ken has an extensive background in the green industry, having ran a large, multi-unit franchise operation with Barefoot Lawn Care. With years of small business management experience under his belt, along with his education in Agricultural Economics, Ken is able to provide exceptional support to local franchisees in every aspect of the Weed Man system.

Read more about his experience in the industry HERE.

Terry and Andy Kurth
WI, MN, ND, SD & Northern IL

Terry’s resume boasts a long history both of lawn care operations and franchising. He has extensive experience as a gold course superintendent and also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agronomy. His son, Andy, has been involved with Weed Man since his college years, where he graduated with a degree in Soil Science, specializing in Turf Management and Agribusiness. His advanced technical and managerial experience has allowed him to set a prime example for fellow Weed Man franchise owners and mangers.

Read more about their experience in the industry HERE.

John Sanders
NJ, Eastern NY & Eastern PA

John  has been known as a green industry entrepreneur since he was a teen. Later, during his years spent studying at Yale University, he started his own lawn care company, which grew to over 2,500 customers prior to merging with ServiceMaster (the parent company of TruGreen Chemlawn). With his green industry experience and educational background, John is able to support local franchisees through the various stages of their business.

Read more about his experience in the industry HERE.

Phil Fogarty
OH, Western NY & Western PA

With over 30 years of industry experience, Phil is able to share his vast industry knowledge with Weed Man franchisees across the country. He established the first Weed Man franchise in the U.S. in early 2000, making a great foundation for the rest of the company to grow. Then and now, he offers franchisees his unparalleled team building and management skills, which have earned him repute across various industry channels throughout the country.

Read more about his experience in the industry HERE.

Bruce and Brandon Sheppard
VA, WV, MD, DC, DE, SC, LA, MS, AL & Northern FL

Bruce started with Weed Man as a supplier early on, and eventually went on to help launch the company into the U.S. market. His educational background in Agricultural Science, experience in the industry and current owner of the highly successful Weed Man Winchester franchise, he has been a sounding board for new franchisees everywhere. His son, Brandon, joined Weed Man full-time in 2004 after receiving his Juris Doctorate from the West Virginia University College of Lawn. He plays an instrumental part in developing Weed Man’s brand strategy and promoting the company within his markets. Together, Bruce and Brandon provide all-around support to local franchisees.

Read more about their experience in the industry HERE.

Jon Cundiff
MO, KS, IA, NE, AR, OK & Northern TX

Jon has over 30 years of experience, actively participating in every aspect of running a lawn care business. Since joining Weed Man in 2001, he is an excellent advocate for the company, providing dedicated support to Weed Man owners in his area. Being a member of the Mid America Green Industry Council for over 20 years, he effectively mentors franchisees on leadership, customer service, business management and staff development.

Read more about his experience in the industry HERE.

Jennifer Lemcke and Turf Holdings, Inc.
WA, OR, UT, CO, MY, WY, Southern TX, Southern FL, MA, VT, NH, RI & CT

Jennifer is highly regarded in the lawn care industry, both in Canada and the U.S. With over 20 years experience in the industry and currently Chief Operating Officer for Weed Man USA, she is responsible for training and supporting all of Weed Man’s sub-franchisors. She has worked in every position within the company, from marketing to administration to field technician, providing her with the insight required in order to run some of the largest Weed Man Lawn Care operations to date, which she has done.

Read more about her experience in the industry HERE.

If you’re interested in learning more about franchising with Weed Man, visit us online at www.weedmanfranchise.com or call 1-888-321-9333.

Franchising With Weed Man USA

Are you looking for a new, exciting business opportunity? Maybe you’re sick of the 9-5 office job you currently work and want to plan for your future? Leave a legacy for your children? Whether you’re experienced in the green industry or don’t know a thing about agronomics, Weed Man Lawn Care could be for you!

Weed Man has been one of the best in the biz for over 45 years. Recently being ranked #1 in Home Services by Franchise Business Review, Weed Man franchisees across the country are extremely satisfied with their decision to partner with North America’s #1 Franchise in Lawn Care (according to Entrepreneur magazine). Also, having been named One of the Best Franchises to Buy by Forbes magazine, it’s no order our franchisees have seen so much success throughout their entrepreneurial journeys. Their locally owned and operated businesses are testament to the company’s overall, consistent success in the industry.

The Weed Man franchise opportunity is all about growth! In everything we do, there are systems that have been conceived, tested, refined and ultimately proven to increase efficiency and profitability. The entire Weed Man network is dedicated to providing you with the best possible franchise opportunity available. Every franchisee is supported by their local and experienced franchisor, serving as a personal consultant and mentor, providing guidance and encouragement every step of the way.

Take charge and be your own boss with Weed Man USA, giving you the support you need to ensure a successful business.

For more information on franchising with Weed Man, visit us at http://www.weedmanfranchise.com or call 1-888-321-9333.