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Plant Fantasy, Inc.
AC CASTILLO - Research
KELSEY DIVIS - Scripting
KYLE EGGERS - Scripting
ERIN HARTNETT - Presentation Design
JULY ISHII - Visuals
CIARA MULLER - Scripting
TALOAUAU RIGGINS - Bibliography
CASSIE SHERMAN - Narration
“If you just work on stuff that you like and you’re passionate about, you don’t have to have a master plan with how things will play out.” - Mark Zuckerberg
Founded in New York City by Teresa Carleo in 1987
Plant Fantasies, Inc.
Integrated urban landscape company
Operates in both commercial and residential markets
Primary customers are building owners and real estate developers in New York City
Building and installation
Garden maintenance – mowing lawns, hedging, keeping plant life healthy
Budget of $100.00 a month
Worked out of her apartment for 7 years
Four Functions of a Good Manager
Definition - Choosing a goal and developing a method or strategy to achieve that goal
Did not go through SMART goals at first
Decided she wanted a new job
Definition – Deciding where decisions will be made, who will do what jobs and tasks, and who will work for whom
Sort out the project logistics
Creates a well-organized contract for the project
Definition – Inspiring and motivating workers to work hard to achieve organizational goals
Leads by example
Same thing is expected and required of all employees
Definition – monitoring progress toward goal achievement and taking corrective action when needed
Made decorative decisions for the businesses employing her
Was the project completed to Plant Fantasies standards?
Plant Fantasies Today
Resides in a 3500 sq. ft. work space on the West Side
Fees range from $1200 - $600,000
25 - 40 employees based on seasonality
If you are failing to plan, you are planning to fail”
Not in every case
Better planning could have resulted in realizing success earlier
Global Newswire. (2010, June 7). Retrieved from https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2010/06/07/422630/193687/en/Teresa-Carleo-President-of-Plant-Fantasies-Named-a-Crain-s-NY-Business-2010-Top-Entrepreneur.html
History. (2016, September 10). Retrieved from http://www.pfinyc.com/history/
http://www.cengage.com/management/webtutor/daft_mgt10e/video/ojt/ch09.html (Director). (n.d.). On the Job Video [Motion Picture].
Incorporated, P. (2016, September 20). President of Plant Fantasies, Named a Crain's NY Business 2010 Top Entrepreneur. Retrieved from https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2010/06/07/422630/193687/en/Teresa-Carleo-President-of-Plant-Fantasies-Named-a-Crain-s-NY-Business-2010-Top-Entrepreneur.html
Incorporated, P. (2016, September 23). 250 Hudson Street Receives Green Roof Award of Excellence From Green Roofs for Healthy Cities. Retrieved from http://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2010/12/15/436237/209202/en/Update-Photo-Release-250-Hudson-Street-Receives-Green-Roof-Award-of-Excellence-From-Green-Roofs-for-Healthy-Cities.html
Incorporated, P. (2016, September 20). PFI President Teresa Carleo Appointed to Board of Directors at The Horticultural Society of New York. Retrieved from https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2012/02/29/469463/247617/en/Photo-Release-PFI-President-Teresa-Carleo-Appointed-to-Board-of-Directors-at-The-Horticultural-Society-of-New-York.html
Landscape Design. (2016, September 7). Retrieved from http://www.pfinyc.com/design/m1lk8njbdmjyu6vbz6qatd4oqp7rg2
Plant Fantasies, Inc. completes multi-phased green landscape project for The Whitman. (2016, September 20). Retrieved from http://nyrej.com/67491
Williams, C. (2015). Principles of Management. In C. Williams, Principle of Management. CENGAGE Learning.