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Automating Success with Joe Langton

Automating Success with Joe Langton

By Automating Success
Our goal with this show is to inspire all of our listeners to incorporate automation into their businesses and maximize the associated benefits for the business and employees by sharing experiences, insights, and amazing interviews with the best thought leaders in the industry.

Please check out AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download Joe’s 11 Keys To Automating Your Business For Maximum Growth!
Please follow us on Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips and tricks!
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#21 Letting the Robots Do the Work w/ Tom Yeshurun - CEO of Civ Robotics
Please check out http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download a FREE copy of Joe’s “12 Keys to Maximizing Your Business Potential!” From daily chores to work-related responsibilities, technology has massively helped everyone.  In this episode, our guest, Tom Yeshurun, shares his revolutionary design that saved construction workers hours of time.  He’s here to boost your confidence in incorporating robots in the workspace, explain the advantages of technological labor, and tons more! https://www.linkedin.com/in/tomyeshurun https://www.civrobotics.com/ (Company Website) Please follow us on TikTok and Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. Thank you! Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@AutomatingSuccess Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
01:18:03
July 26, 2021
#20 Automating the Landscape Industry w/ Mike Martinez - CEO of Cappsure Inc.
Please check out http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download a FREE copy of Joe’s “12 Keys to Maximizing Your Business Potential!” Landscaping, among the many businesses in the industry, suffered the least during the pandemic. If any, the growth in this sector was observed as the demand enormously increased during this time. In this episode, Mike Martinez, the CEO of Cappsure Inc., shares his expertise in landscaping pricing, efficiency, effectiveness, and profitability. He also talks about how Cappsure’s landscape business management software helped businesses improve their performance and increase revenue. https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-martinez-ceo-cappsure-inc-a794a64 https://www.home.cappsure.com/ (Company Website) Please follow us on TikTok and Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. Thank you! Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@AutomatingSuccess Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
01:31:45
July 13, 2021
#19 The Automation Industry Pre, During, and Post Pandemic w/ Harrison Goode - Co-Founder of Edge Tech
Before we start this week’s episode we want to invite you to check out http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download a FREE copy of Joe’s “12 Keys to Maximizing Your Business Potential!” Investors are not just banks that provide businesses with support and finance.  They are more than that as the right ones serve as mentors that could help businesses reach their maximum potential.  In this episode, Harrison Goode, the co-founder of Edge Tech, shares his expertise in finding the right people to connect with, working on modern technologies and recruitment, and applying core values in the workplace.  Likewise, he encourages everyone to take every ounce of opportunity as he narrates how this act made him achieve what he has right now. https://www.linkedin.com/in/harrisongoode/ http://www.edgetechconsulting.io/ (Company Website) Please follow us on TikTok and Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. Thank you! Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@AutomatingSuccess Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
01:04:29
June 22, 2021
#18 Do More w/ Josh Ridner, Operations Supervisor at MSU
When today’s guest, Josh Ridner (https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-ridner-681295211/), first got started in the landscaping industry, it was a real trial by fire… and ice! Happily, though, he eventually landed at MSU, where he experienced first-hand what a difference an efficient system and a supportive environment makes. Now he’s helping to lead MSU into the future by introducing an even bigger time and labor saver: automation! https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-ridner-681295211/ https://msu.edu/ Before we start this week’s episode we want to invite you to check out http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download a FREE copy of Joe’s “12 Keys to Maximizing Your Business Potential!” Please follow us on TikTok and Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@AutomatingSuccess Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
01:02:44
June 8, 2021
#17 Lighting the Way w/ Afshin Doust, CEO of Advanced Intelligent Systems
Afshin Doust is a seasoned entrepreneur with professional experience in finance, sales, business consulting, and strategic management with a keen interest in assembling teams to resolve business challenges. Afshin took the role of CEO at Advanced Intelligent Systems (AIS) in 2016, with the goal to lead the team towards the vision of creating innovations in autonomous robotic solutions for a wide range of applications, particularly fields with labor shortages. A contributor to Forbes Technology Council, Afshin is a thought leader in the robotics industry and is inspired by people, numbers, and business challenges. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/afshin-doust/ Twitter - @afshindoust Website - https://www.ai-systems.ca/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/advanced.intelligent.systems/ YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC31rJgx_L-OCYucIPdAVUiA But before we start this week’s episode, I want to invite you to check out http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download a FREE copy of Joe’s “12 Keys To Maximizing your Business Potential!” Please follow us on Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media, and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Thank you, and happy automating! 4:06 - Learning how to learn 6:31 - Keeping a hungry mind 12:07 - The magic of failure 13:27 - Scaling up 20:33 - Advanced Intelligent Systems 20:55 - Standardizing robotics 22:53 - A test of modularity 24:14 - An audacious vision 28:37 - Alleviating labor shortages 29:03 - The changing nature of work 37:57 - Adding a human element to automation 41:36 - Commercializing robotics 50:50 - Create simpler solutions 58:19 - Accept yourself 1:00:20 - Empower your team 1:04:18 - Resilience and Ratatouille 1:07:37 - The value of relationships Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
01:10:47
May 24, 2021
#16 Mentorship Matters w/ Branden Lindell, Automation Specialist at Langton Group
Welcome to Automating Success! Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. Today, Joe Langton is an industry leader in outdoor automation. You could even call him a “guru of robotics,” as this week’s guest put it. But before becoming a mentor to many, Joe relied on his mentor to show him the ropes (or rather the branches) in the landscaping biz: Branden Lindell. On today’s show, in addition to benefiting from Branden’s wisdom, experience, and delightful sense of humor, you’ll hear a bit more of Joe’s backstory and learn how his mentor ultimately joined his team. But before we start this week’s episode, I want to invite you to check out http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download a FREE copy of Joe’s “12 Keys To Maximizing your Business Potential!” Please follow us on Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media, and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Thank you, and happy automating! 2:31 - Everything happens as it should 3:04 - A mentor to Joe 6:44 - The crash 8:41 - Bonding in intensive care 12:20 - From worker to owner 19:38 - How men create 26:18 - Flying high 31:49 - The guru of robotics 33:39 - From “It’ll never work” to “This is the next big thing.” 46:43 - Saying the things that nobody wants to admit 48:05 - A family party 53:39 - The rocket in your pocket Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
01:00:27
May 10, 2021
#15 The Best Kept Secret w/ Jerry Fife, Division Manager at Max Distributing
Welcome to Automating Success! Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. How can you turn your lawn green AND your neighbors green (with envy!), without using chemicals or wasting your time mowing? Discover some of the best kept secrets in the outdoor industry on today’s show with Jerry Fife, Division Manager for Max Distributing, including some exciting new robot mower tech you’ll definitely want to keep on your radar! But before we start this week’s episode, I want to invite you to check out http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download a FREE copy of Joe’s “12 Keys To Maximizing your Business Potential!” Please follow us on Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media, and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Thank you, and happy automating! 2:11 - Distributing max value 6:48 - Ambrogio, the Ferrari of robot mowers 8:27 - TracMow, the Volvo of robot mowers 14:49 - People buy from people 18:34 - ISO a passionate outdoor labor force 24:02 - The next generation of mowing 32:18 - Features & benefits of robot mowers 38:30 - Get this on your radar 41:58 - Solving for St. Augustine grass 47:33 - Charging forward 58:23 - The things we took for granted 1:00:16 - Core values 1:05:37 - Upcoming game changers Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
01:16:23
April 26, 2021
#14 Weed Out the Dull, the Dirty, and the Dangerous w/ Helen Greiner, Tertill CEO
Welcome to Automating Success! Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. Robots are so much more than just machines. Not only do they make our lives easier by doing the dull, dirty, and dangerous jobs we humans would rather not do, they ignite our imaginations, arouse our empathy, and can even become honorary family members. This week, Helen Greiner, co-inventor of the Roomba, life-saving IED-detecting robots, and technology that is currently roving on Mars, shares her journey from 11 year old girl in love with R2D2 to CEO of gardening robot Tertill, the next big thing in robot technology. If you weren’t ready to join the robot revolution before, this episode just might change your mind! But before we start this week’s episode, I want to invite you to check out http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download a FREE copy of Joe’s “12 Keys To Maximizing your Business Potential!” Please follow us on Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media, and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Thank you, and happy automating! 4:17 - In love with R2D2 4:40 - Robot relations 8:43 - Programming her future 12:49 - Stepping stones to success 15:08 - iRobot: 3 is the magic number 22:52 - Tertill the weeding robot 31:35 - CyPhy Works 33:37 - NASA and JPL 35:20 - The next big thing 41:47 - From lawn to landscape 43:25 - The robotic revolution 44:52 - The dull, the dirty, and the dangerous 46:31 - You gotta start somewhere 51:05 - You have to be in it to win it 56:15 - Time flies when you’re in the flow Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
01:02:11
April 12, 2021
#13 Where the Grass is Actually Greener w/ Jennifer Lemcke, Weed Man CEO
Welcome to Automating Success! Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. They say the grass is always greener on the other side. But this week’s guest, Weed Man CEO Jennifer Lemcke, knows better: when you’re building a brand new industry from the ground up, you can actually make the grass grow greener right where you’re at. All you need to succeed is perseverance, perspiration, and problem-solving. But before we start this week’s episode, I want to invite you to check out http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download a FREE copy of Joe’s “12 Keys To Maximizing your Business Potential!” Please follow us on Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media, and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Thank you, and happy automating! 1:58 - Delights of succession 10:24 - People-driven leadership 17:13 - Wearing all the hats 20:39 - The secrets to Weed Man's success 28:20 - It’s a family affair 31:55 - Jennifer’s most impactful mentors 38:17 - Gender dynamics & earning respect 45:13 - The future of the lawn care industry 46:40 - Labor: know what you’re up against 1:00:34 - Thriving during COVID 1:04:16 - Mosquito Hero 1:12:17 - The value of high-quality competition 1:22:02 - Jennifer’s Legacy: helping people Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
01:24:41
March 29, 2021
#12 Cutting-Edge Technology w/ Charles Brian Quinn
Welcome to Automating Success! Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. Just like any good entrepreneur, landscaping technology never stops iterating and improving. Today Greenzie CEO & Co-Founder Charles Brian Quinn, a.k.a. CBQ (https://www.seebq.com/), joins us to share some exciting advancements in robot mower tech and share his vision for the future of the industry. But before we start this week’s episode, I want to invite you to check out http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download a FREE copy of Joe’s “12 Keys To Maximizing your Business Potential!” Please follow us on Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media, and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Thank you, and happy automating! 11:30 - Get out of the “we always have to mow” mindset 13:14 - One man’s trash is another man’s cash 17:58 - Sailing into success 23:42 - CBQs secrets to entrepreneurial success 26:53 - The value of knowing your core values 30:46 - The origins of Greenzie 34:14 - Seek unfair advantages 36:30 - Put your money where your mouth is 42:50 - How does it work? 1:07:19 - CBQ’s vision for the future of landscaping Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
01:10:58
February 22, 2021
#11 My Battle w/ COVID-19 w/ Joe Langton, Victoria Kaczkos, & Chris Brodhead
Welcome to Automating Success! Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. If you’re wondering where Joe’s been lately, you’re about to find out. Big Brother Joe, everybody’s rock, had an especially nasty case of the Corona, and unlike what he’d been told, it was nothing like the flu. Despite having no pre-existing conditions, Joe barely made it out alive, and now, for the rest of his life, he will have a pre-existing condition: permanent lung damage from COVID. Listen to Joe’s harrowing tale, learn from his mistakes, and then give your loved one a great big hug. Because you never know when it may be your last chance. But before we start this week’s episode, I want to invite you to check out http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download a FREE copy of Joe’s “12 Keys To Maximizing your Business Potential!” Please follow us on Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media, and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Thank you, and happy automating! 2:25 - Where did Joe go? 12:34 - The thought you never want to have: what if this is it? 19:33 - COVID is an island 24:16 - COVID remains mysterious (this ain’t your average flu!) 27:08 - Is COVID clotting against you? 29:47 - The bloodwork 44:00 - The long-term effects of COVID 53:11 - The viral load 1:00:44 - The vaccine 1:16:57 - How he got it 1:29:46 - 3 vitamins to ward off COVID 1:34:29 - Nurse Vic’s top COVID-fighting tips 1:48:45 - Joe’s top COVID take-aways Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
02:04:17
February 8, 2021
#10 Best in Snow w/ Beth Carpenter & Joseph Cooper, Thermodynamic Solutions Co-Founders
Welcome to Automated Success, the only father-daughter podcast in the outdoor automation market. Some people see a storm coming, and run for shelter. Others grab their cameras and head straight for its eye. Today’s guests, Beth Carpenter and Joseph Cooper, co-founders of Thermodynamic Solutions LLC (@TDSwx), are storm-chasing meteorologists with an abiding love of weather prediction. This dynamic data-crushing duo helps companies like the Langton Group predict and prepare for whatever the weather has in store. If you, like most people, only know of weather prediction through your local TV news station, get ready to have your mind blown like a category 5 hurricane! But before we start this week’s episode, I want to invite you to check out http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download a FREE copy of Joe’s “12 Keys To Maximizing your Business Potential!” Please follow us on Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media, and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. Thank you. 2:26 - The advantages of running a two-person company 3:35 - Chasing storms, chasing dreams 4:16 - Weather or not you succeed, try 5:08 - Tom Skilling, Meteorology Godfather 12:59 - Networking magic 14:50 - Choosing to stay small 17:34 - Those who run from the storm, and those who run towards it 29:31 - Defining moments 34:43 - Be prepared 38:04 - Thermodynamic Solutions’ biggest differentiator 56:18 - Why forecasting ice is not so nice 1:04:11 - Long-range forecast for this winter 1:06:17 - Life outside of forecasting 1:14:08 - Chasing danger Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
01:31:12
December 7, 2020
#9 I'll Grant You That w/ George Holmes PhD & Keyri Moreno-Bonnett, Hire Henry Co-Founders
Welcome to Automated Success, the only father-daughter podcast in the outdoor automation market. Is there anything better than getting double the value AND half the hassle for the same price? This week we’ve got two mighty impressive guests, here to present their cutting-edge solution to the landscaping industry’s labor crisis. George Holmes PhD and Keyri Moreno-Bonnett are the co-founders of Hire Henry, where they’ve set their sights on creating a robotic mower with performance indistinguishable from a human operator on a zero turn lawn mower. The pair received a National Science Foundation grant in 2018, and led a team that conducted a thorough investigation of the labor shortage crisis in commercial professional landscaping - including 100+ landscaping organizations across 7+ states. Key results of the study can be found here: http://hirehenry.us/ But before we start this week’s episode, I want to invite you to check out http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download a FREE copy of Joe’s “12 Keys To Maximizing your Business Potential!” Please follow us on Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media, and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. Thank you. 2:46 - Every Little Thing Is Gonna Be Alright 4:12 - Researching Robotics 6:16 - Different Ways to Fly 8:31 - A Very Productive Mistake 13:39 - The Landscaping Revolution 14:14 - The NSF Research Grant & Outcomes 29:28 - The Labor Challenge in Landscaping 32:12 - The Hidden Costs of Employees 34:51 - Mowing Is Not a Differentiator 37:30 - How Receptive Landscapers Are to the Idea of Robotic Mowers 42:49 - Finding the Right Robot Mower for Your Needs 55:09 - Uncapped Potential 58:40 - It’s Not Personal 1:03:54 - Winning at Yoga Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
01:09:38
November 9, 2020
#8 Lead Out Loud w/ Michael Todoran, Landscape Architect
Welcome to Automated Success, the only father-daughter podcast in the outdoor automation market. Are you leading out loud, or are you suffering in silence? Are you being a director, or a dictator? Are you empowering your team or are you punishing potential growth? This week’s guest, Michael Todoran is a native West Los Angeles Angelino practicing landscape architecture in Los Angeles, CA. He is the owner of Zanja Madre Studios and Executive Producer of the Landscape Architect podcast. He’s also a Lecturing Professor at Cal Poly Pomona School of Environmental Design and producer of the documentary www.superfiskyfilm.com. But before we start this week’s episode, I want to invite you to check out http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download a FREE copy of Joe’s “12 Keys To Maximizing your Business Potential!” Please follow us on Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media, and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. Thank you. 2:08 - Michael Todoran’s Hero’s Journey 6:29 - Why Self Care? 11:51 - The Strength in Vulnerability 22:30 - Escape From the LA Graffiti Wars 25:28 - What Type of Leader Are You? 34:05 - The Director’s Cut 39:32 - The Design That Inspired Michael to Become a Landscape Architect 42:57 - Why Good Landscape Designers Need High Emotional Intelligence 45:28 - Why Michael Loves to Bring in Contractors Early on in the Process 52:08 - The Role of a Landscape Architect 54:40 - Passion and Podcasting 1:03:16 - Coast Guard Firefighting: A Coachable Moment 1:15:22 - Actionable Wellness Tips 1:24:23 - Michael’s Legacy Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
01:43:20
October 26, 2020
#7 Only Touch Gold w/ Pamela Slim, Speaker, Author, and Small Business Strategist
Welcome to Automated Success, the only father-daughter podcast in the outdoor automation market. What does success mean to you? Often we measure our success in financial terms, but is that really the best measure of living our best life and reaching our goals? This week’s guest, a speaker, coach, and author of two successful books and counting, Pamela Slim, is here to inspire you to live and work deliberately by aligning your goals to your authentic core values. Be successful on YOUR terms! But before we start this week’s episode, I want to invite you to check out http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download a FREE copy of Joe’s “12 Keys To Maximizing your Business Potential!” Please follow us on Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media, and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. Thank you. 1:46 - Finding the People Who Want to Change the World 7:04 - Young Pam & Emotional Ethics 9:03 - Early Work Experience (at $1.50 an Hour!) 11:44 - Expanding Her Horizons Through Travel and Study Abroad 22:05 - Pam’s Mentors 22:59 - The Difference Between Theory and Practice in Development (Cultural and Organizational) 26:24 - Why Women Should Charge What They’re Actually Worth 37:14 - Advice to Entrepreneurs 37:56 - On Going Viral 41:03 - How to Approach an Influencer 47:09 - Pam’s Definition of Success 55:48 - Who Gets to Be on Pam’s High Counsel of Jedi Knights 1:06:59 - Do Something That Makes a Positive Change 1:15:38 - Part of the Pamily 1:19:53 - Be Open to Change Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
01:26:51
October 12, 2020
#6 You’re Part of Our Family w/ Frank Mariani, Owner & CEO, Mariani Landscape
Welcome to Automated Success, the only father-daughter podcast in the outdoor automation market. This week’s guest is Frank Mariani, who’s been at the helm of Mariani Landscape, a family of businesses founded in 1958 by his father, Vito Mariani, for 47 years and counting. Learn Frank’s secrets to building, growing, and constantly improving a successful, sustainable business. In 1973 Frank Mariani became owner of Mariani Landscape, founded by his father, Vito Mariani, Sr. in 1958. It is now nationally recognized for design, installation and maintenance with numerous awards from the Associated Landscape Contractors of America, the American Society of Landscape Architects and the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association. Frank also owns Mariani Plants, a 700+ acre wholesale nursery on the Illinois-Wisconsin border. In 1998, Frank became a partner in Hampshire Farms, a 50 acre perennial farm in Hampshire, IL. As CEO, Frank’s leadership ensures that all provide the best quality and highest customer satisfaction possible. Website: https://www.marianilandscape.com/about-us/about-mariani/, But before we start this week’s episode, I want to invite you to check out http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download a FREE copy of Joe’s “12 Keys To Maximizing your Business Potential!” Please follow us on Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media, and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. Thank you. 2:19- Why “It’s Good to be King” 5:55 - Who’s Coming to Your Funeral? 9:03 - Leadership 12:59 - The Mariani Response to COVID-19 16:58 - The Evolution of Frank Mariani & Company 22:09 - How to grow sustainably 30:24 - Why Competition Is a Good Thing 31:46 - How Robotic Mowers Are Improving the Landscape 39:17 - Why Investing in Automation Is Worth the Risk 41:53 - Being Good Neighbors 50:51 - Why You Shouldn’t Wait for a “Full Solution” 1:00:03 - The Next Generation 1:10:34 - Why Chicago Is Still a Great Place to Do Business Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
01:19:43
September 28, 2020
#5 Get Ready for the Robot Revolution w/ Kathy Moseler, President & Founder of Paradise Robotics
Welcome to Automated Success, the only father-daughter podcast in the outdoor automation market. Being an innovator requires as much patience and persistence as it does passion and cutting-edge ideas. Kathy Moseler, a.k.a. “The Robot Lady,” is no stranger to being on the forefront of emerging technology, and on this week’s episode she offers some incredibly actionable insights on how to stay ahead of the curve and thrive in a constantly-shifting technological landscape. She also has some powerful advice for women in male-dominated fields: don’t be afraid to use your boss voice! But before we start this week’s episode, we want to invite you to check out http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download a FREE copy of Joe’s “12 Keys to Maximizing Your Business Potential!” Please follow us on Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media, and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. Thank you. Kathy Moseler, also known as The Robot Lady, is a dynamic, goal-oriented visionary leader who can formulate a strategic plan, rally support, and execute the plan. These skills have been applied in research and advanced technology at companies like Siemens and Motorola, as well as robotics. Specialties: Ideation, consumer intuition, excellent communication skills, uncanny ability to vision-cast, obtain buy-in and drive execution. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathymoseler/ Website: https://paradiserobotics.com/ 1:56 - What success looks like to Kathy 5:35 - The volleyball connection 10:34 - Integrate your personas 15:04 - A classic 70’s dysfunctional family 16:16 - What’s Engineering? Driving a train? 22:34 - How Kathy became The Robot Lady 26:27 - Establishing authority as a woman in a male-dominated field 32:42 - The art of not caring what people think of you 35:45 - How the Meyers-Briggs test can help you clarify your path 38:50 - Why more women should get into robotics 48:05 - Kathy’s book: How to Install the World’s Best Robot Mower 57:55 - Robots = happy customers = a cash-cow 1:04:09 - The Innovator’s Dilemma 1:06:10 - Get ready for the mass market, hockey stick adoption curve Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
01:30:08
September 14, 2020
#4 If You’re Not Looking Ahead, You’re Already Behind w/ Austin Rabine, CEO at Rabine Group
Welcome to Automated Success, the only father-daughter podcast in the outdoor automation market. If you like light bulb moments, you’re going to love this episode! Austin Rabine, who left his position as CEO of Site to become CEO of Rabine Group, inspires all kinds of ideas for potential collaborations as we talk about how we’re leveraging new technology to bring much-needed innovation and automation to our respective industries. But before we start this week’s episode, I want to invite you to check out http://AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies, and download Joe’s 11 Keys To Automating Your Business For Maximum Growth! Please follow us on Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media, and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. Thank you. Austin Rabine (@austinrabine), now CEO at Rabine Group (founded by his father, Gary Rabine), is an entrepreneurial leader working to drive technology and innovation into old industries. Combining his love for technology, construction, and business growth, Austin brings a new perspective to the construction world, and to the family business. Austin enjoys exploring his home city of Chicago, traveling, surfing, snowboarding, and paddle boarding. 1:55 - Why Austin chose “Life is Good” by Drake as his entrance music  8:45 - Earning his own keep, keeping his own earnings  15:01 - Jobs nobody wants  24:25 - Introducing new technology to an old industry  28:40 - Innovation from above  34:21 - Reducing your carbon footprint with cutting-edge tech  40:16 - AI & machine learning  54:14 - Venturing into venture capitalism  56:17 - Seeking bigger-picture, holistic solutions  1:03:58 - Balancing multiple roles  1:10:01 - Growing & evolving  1:12:26 - What it’s like to work with your father Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success:  Visit the AS Website: AutomatingSuccessShow.com  Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess   Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ  Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow  Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
01:19:31
August 31, 2020
#3 Paving Your Way to a World Class Business w/ Gary Rabine - Chairman of Rabine Group
In this episode, we hear Gary Rabine's story of success! From his humble beginnings working for his father to starting his own business, to the national and international success that the Rabine Group has today. He also shares the most important lessons that he has learned and how you can pave your way to a successful business with determination, perseverance, and a strong work ethic. https://www.ditchdiggerceo.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/gary-rabine-80a43a10/  Please check out AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies and download 'Joe’s 11 Keys To Automating Your Business For Maximum Growth!' Please follow us on Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here.  Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. 0:59 Why Gary started his podcast  3:37 Teaching your kids work ethic  11:43 Gary’s family background  21:27 How Gary decided to start his own company  25:05 The origin of Ditch Digger CEO  35:22 Gary’s competitive nature  46:53 Expanding while still remaining true to your core customers  55:07 Gary’s work with SITE Technologies  1:07:38 Automating success  1:15:08 Working with family and growing more millionaires  1:18:02 Having a servant’s heart  1:26:45 Why being teachable matters  1:33:18 The thing about the mentor-mentee conversations  1:38:59 Breaking the rules  1:43:56 Why having aligned core values matter Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success:  Visit the AS Website: AutomatingSuccessShow.com  Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess   Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ  Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow  Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
02:04:05
August 18, 2020
#2 Lead Like a Girl w/ Julia Langton COO of Automated Outdoor Solutions
Julia Langton, COO of Automated Outdoor Solutions, is Joe’s 19 year old daughter, a student of Business Management at Midwestern Career College, and heir to the Langton legacy.   Please check out AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies and download 'Joe’s 11 Keys To Automating Your Business For Maximum Growth!' Please follow us on Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here.  Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. 2:39 - Playing the (volleyball) field  8:16 - Julia’s upbringing  11:41 - When Julia realized she wanted to be an entrepreneur  15:01 - Rights of succession   17:46 - The hustle of Julia  19:08 - A balanced partnership  26:40 - The art of delegation  28:55 - Julia’s mentors  38:30 - What you can’t control  40:53 - Ratatouille & The Wolf of Wall Street  43:56 - Driving ambitions  47:20 - Workin’ it out  52:07 - Leading lady Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
01:08:06
August 18, 2020
#1 What’s It Gonna Take For You To Listen To This Podcast? w/ Joe Langton, President of Langton Group + CEO of Automated Outdoor Solutions
Joe Langton is a serial entrepreneur who’s teaching his daughter, Julia, the business. Joe is acting CEO at Automated Outdoor Solutions, President at Langton Nursery and Landscape Supply, and President of Langton Group. https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-langton-b85573189/ Please check out AutomatingSuccessShow.com where you can watch each episode's BEST Business Automation and Growth strategies and download 'Joe’s 11 Keys To Automating Your Business For Maximum Growth!' Please follow us on Instagram @AutomatingSuccess for more helpful Automating Business tips, tricks, and silly memes on maximizing growth and productivity. If you felt any benefit from this show please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here.  Our goal is to inspire every listener to incorporate automation into their business. 0:42 Rolling with the punches 5:13 The Langton family 7:38 Joe’s career path 11:52 Automation is not the enemy 15:44 Joe’s proactive prospecting technique that leaves no room for “no” 22:39 What it’s like to be an industry leader 26:34 Why Joe has no regrets 30:35 How being a serial entrepreneur is like raising a family 37:00 How to gamify employee success 50:00 Joe’s health and wellness tips 54:14 What Joe wants his legacy to be Joe's Entrance Song: "The Man" by The Killers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3xcybdis1k Connect with Joe Langton and Automating Success: Visit the AS Website: AutomatingSuccessShow.com Follow AS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AutomatingSuccess Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2I9BDnKqInYs8tJ66uzrwQ Like AS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/automatingsuccessshow Follow AS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/automatings
59:24
August 18, 2020