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#03. Does Money Grow on Trees? with Charles Cocking & Luke Fay

February 08, 2021 Wharton Natural Infrastructure Consultants Season 1 Episode 3
Nature's Architects
#03. Does Money Grow on Trees? with Charles Cocking & Luke Fay
Show Notes

Now this is a fascinating chat, with two good friends and company directors. We cover so many topics in such a short amount of time and I hope you all enjoy this one. I learnt a lot. So grab a drink and enjoy this.
This week we chat to two great company directors, Charles Cocking of JCA and Luke Fay of Treework Environment Practice. Both have successfully steered their respective companies to huge growth over the years and also have an inherent passion passed down from a previous generation.  Both are real characters and enthusiasts within the industry.

This discussion goes in a great direction and if you are in a family run business, looking at succession in it, or simply want to understand more about business management, this is the podcast for you. Clearly arboriculture and running businesses is so intertwined in their lives and seeing the success of their teams. 

We  try to cover a wide topic base including:

  • what their plans are;
  • what their plans are for the other directors;
  • succession planning:
  • being grateful for your teams;
  • career paths through the industry;
  • willingness and motivation;
  • what is the future for the industry.

We will end with:

  • what do they look for in new team members
  • what is the biggest challenge for the industry

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