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With thirty years of industry experience, Tom Barrett is one of the experts who knows what is working in today's environment. Today Tom owns Green Water Infrastructure, a company focused on developing ...

With thirty years of industry experience, Tom Barrett is one of the experts who knows what is working in today's environment. Today Tom owns Green Water Infrastructure, a company focused on developing sustainable water resources.

You will be challenged in this provocative and sometimes controversial presentation to do things differently. Tom Barrett is a national speaker and author. His presentations empower people to become masters of change. Learn how to grow your business without busting the bank.

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    Brave New World: Trends in the Landscape Irrigation IICC (02-115-2-2011) Brave New World: Trends in the Landscape Irrigation IICC (02-115-2-2011) Presentation Transcript

    • BRAVE NEW WORLDS:
      Trends that will Change Your Life
      By
      Tom Barrett
      Copyright © 2010 by Tom Barrett
    • IT’S the ECONOMY
    • If you’re not confused . . .
      …you’re not paying attention.
      - Tom Peters
    • Bank Closures reach a record in July
    • Excessive
      Capacity
    • ... of the 5.1 Lost Jobs
      Almost 80% Lost by Men
    • …the bottom 25% of the
      American population is
      poorer than they were 25 years ago.
      -- Jeffery Immelt, Chariman & CEO of GE December 9, 2009
    • Nationalized Banking
    • Nationalized Manufacturing
    • GM
      #1 in Research & Development over the last twenty-five years
    • Emotional Economics Theory
    • China
      The country with the most number of English speakers
    • The World is Changing
    • Opportunity
      It’s all about People
      It’s all about Innovation
    • Outstanding Customer Service
    • 80% of Success is Showing Up
    • Positive Mental Attitude
    • Integrity
      We are all buying insurance
      Assurance
      Value
    • Value = RelativeService + Relative Price
    • Value
    • My Average Sales Person Made 300 to 400 Sales Calls a Year
    • My Top Sales People Made over 2,000 Sales Calls a Year
    • ZAG
    • Be Different
    • Be REALLY Different
    • ED TURI
      Whatever It Takes
    • Panera Bread is focusing on the 90% of People who are employed
    • It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
      - Charles Darwin
    • If you’re not confused . . .
      …you’re not paying attention.
      Tom Peters
    • The World is Different
    • 19 Months
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    • 14.5
    • GM
    • INNOVATion
    • Excessive Manufacturing Capacity
    • World Class Distribution
    • =
      +
      Excessive Manufacturing Capacity
      World Class Distribution
    • Today, sixty-one of the Fortune 500 companies come from developing countries.
      Two decades ago it was 28.
    • Irrigation Distributors1990
      Century Rain Aid
      Kenney
      Kenney
      Automatic Irrigation
      Automatic Irrigation
      Kenney
    • Irrigation Distributors2005
      Automatic Irrigation
      Automatic Irrigation
      Kenney
      John Deere Landscapes
      John Deere Landscapes
      Kenney
      John Deere Landscapes
      Kenney
      John Deere Landscapes
      John Deere Landscapes
      Kenney
      Automatic Irrigation
      Automatic Irrigation
      John Deere Landscapes
      John Deere Landscapes
      Automatic Irrigation
    • It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
      Charles Darwin
    • + 400 . . . . . . . - 300 . . . . . . 1/60. . .-1.3%
    • “The over-borrowing, over-consuming, and under-innovation is now in the U.S. . . .”
      -- Antonio van Agtmael Chairman Emerging Markets Management LLC October 2007, Newsweek
    • INNOVATE
      NOW !
    • Profits Are
      COOL
    • I’ve been rich and I’ve been poor;
      RICH is Much Better!
      Louis Armstrong
    • Profits =
      Sustainability
    • Profits Are
      COOL
    • Environmental Issues
    • In July 2006, the Massachusetts legislature narrowly defeated a bill which would limit household water use to 65 gallons per person per day.
      The average personal household water use in the United States today is 78 gallons per person per day.
    • Las Vegas, Nevada is paying homeowners and business $1.00 per square foot to remove turfgrass to conserve water use.
      Some communities in California are following Las Vegas.
    • In 2007
      17 communities in Canada have banned Commercial Lawn Care Applicators.
    • In 2008
      124 communities in Canada have banned Commercial Lawn Care Applicators.
    • In 2009
      3 Provinces in Canada have banned Commercial Lawn Care Applicators.
    • In 2010
      ? ? ?
    • The Irrigation Association® has named July Smart Irrigation Month to promote efficient watering practices, technologically advanced irrigation products, and water conservation.
    • California Legislation
    • EPA Labeling — “Every dropcounts.” That’s the motto for a new partnership program called WaterSense that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently launched to stimulate more efficient use of water in homes and businesses.
    • NEW WATER CONSERVATION ORGANIZATION TO BE HEADQUARTERED IN CHICAGO.
      “The Alliance for Water Efficiency”
      CHICAGO (Dec 12, 2005)
      EPA Environmental News Release
    • It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
      Charles Darwin
    • Wheezers GeezersBoomers
    • By age 50, the average American will have lived less than half of their adult life.
      http://files.myopera.com/ramute/albums/48935/294851.jpg
      —Bill Novelli, 50+: Igniting a Revolution to Reinvent America
    • AVERAGE NUMBER OF CARS PURCHASED PER HOUSEHOLD=13
      Average # of cars bought after the “head of the household” reaches age 50 = 7
      MARTI BALETTI
      PrimeTime Women
    • W O M E N
    • Forget China, India and the Internet: Economic Growth Is Driven by Women
      — Economist, April 15, 2006
    • Since 1970 Women have held two out of every three new jobs created.
      — Financial Times October 3, 2006
    • Although more men than women graduate high school, more women enroll in college.– U.S Dept. of Labor
    • Women posted a net increase of 1.7 million jobs paying above the median salary.
      Men posted a net increase of 220,000 new jobs above the median salary.
      WALL STREET JOURNAL.
      February 20, 2007
    • “Women are the MAJORITY market.”
    • 1,700,000 WOMEN 89%+220,000 MEN 11% 1,920,000 NEW JOBS
    • When UK couples purchase a house,the woman makes the decision 72% OF THE TIME.– Financial Times, November 3, 2007
    • ... of the 5.1 Lost Jobs
      Almost 80% Lost by Men
    • Women posted a net increase of 1.7 million jobs paying above the median salary.
      Men posted a net increase of 220,000 new jobs above the median salary.
      WALL STREET JOURNAL.
      February 20, 2007
    • “Women are the MAJORITY market.”
    • It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
      Charles Darwin
    • If you’re not confused . . .
      …you’re not paying attention.
      Tom Peters
    • ! ! !
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      ! ! !
    • Just Do It
    • BRAVE NEW WORLDS:
      Growing Sales in a Down Economy
      Tom Barrett
      P.O. Box 124
      Westfield, Indiana 46074
      317-674-3494Tom.Barrett@jtbarrett.com