After all, as the economy booms, we’re left to pay the bills while companies such as Green Growth are forced to cut costs and make do with less.
Green Growth is in a precarious spot.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it has lost more than $100 million in revenue since 2009, which means its customers are now getting squeezed, and it’s struggling to stay competitive with other green industries.
But this year, the company has managed to keep its head above water by hiring new people.
For the past three years, Green Growth has been trying to find a way to grow its business without relying on the same old practices.
It’s doing this by investing in its own green industry consulting business, which offers its customers a one-stop shop to learn about the latest green tech, green manufacturing, green technology, green energy and green solutions.
“We’ve been doing it for a couple of years now,” says CEO and founder of Green Growth Michael Siegel.
“And we have been pretty successful.”
He points to the recent investment in green technology consulting that Green Growth made in its first year.
“There are a number of companies that are doing the same thing, but they’re just not doing it right,” Siegel says.
“The people that are building this stuff, the people that understand this stuff the best, are people like us.”
The green tech consulting business is part of a growing trend in green businesses.
In the United States, green tech is being embraced by some of the largest companies in the country, such as Facebook, Google, Starbucks and Starbucks.
It also shows promise for the future, particularly for startups and companies that rely on small and medium-sized businesses to help them grow.
According the Economic Policy Institute, in 2017 there were nearly 1.2 million green tech jobs in the U.S., and they grew by 17% during the same period as in 2015.
The U.K. is also the first country to become a leader in the green tech sector, with more than 3,000 businesses operating in the sector.
But many other countries have seen a drop in demand as consumers have grown more accepting of green products and services.
According a report by the Center for American Progress, in 2015, more than 4 million green businesses shut down due to a lack of demand.
And in 2016, the Green Growth company lost more money than it made from its business.
So Siegel, who’s been in the business for over a decade, is looking to find ways to get his clients to stay in business.
For Siegel and the other Green Growth executives, the most important thing is to be able to deliver value to their customers, which is what the consulting business does.
So far, the consulting firm has had to hire and train people for Green Growth’s consulting business.
But the future of the business hinges on finding new ways to boost the value of the company, and that requires a better understanding of the green industry.
“It’s kind of like the green revolution,” says Siegel of the way that the industry is changing.
“You have all these new companies coming in, but we don’t have the technology to compete with them.
We don’t know what we need to do to stay alive.”
For the last year, Siegel has been working with his business partner, Mark R. Zaslow, to develop a business model for Green Focus that he believes will give them the business opportunity they need to keep their customers in the fold.
“Green Focus is a great example of how to do green technology as a business,” he says.
According that model, Green Focus hires people to do what Green Growth does.
They hire Green Growth employees to help with the business and make the business viable.
Zasklold says that if Green Focus is to keep growing, they need people who know how to create value.
“They need to be knowledgeable about the green sector and have the right business skills,” he said.
But while Green Focus offers a model for growing a green business, Sauer doesn’t believe it’s the only way to do it.
“I don’t think there is a single solution that works for all businesses,” he points out.
He believes that it’s critical to be innovative and constantly learning.
“A business has to be evolving every day,” he adds.
And when a business is innovating and innovating every day, it’s only a matter of time before the next business will catch up.