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Humble Success A leader by definition is someone that guides. Leaders do not have to be famous to be important; they just have to display the right characteristics. Scott Brackett, the owner of Paul L. Brackett Tree and Landscape, and Brackett Irrigation, has several leadership characteristics. Brackett acquired Paul L. Brackett Tree and Landscape through his family, and created Brackett Irrigation himself. Although small companies, Brackett has had to contribute his life to making them work. The Brackett companies alone have a maximum of 25 employees whom do not belong to the family. Brackett was primarily involved in hiring these employees through his good judgment. “In my line of work, it’s hard to find dependable employees; we’ve gone through several throughout the years that were not right for the company. It’s always hard.” According to Brackett, the landscaping occupation is a difficult one. In the town of Framingham, Massachusetts, where the Brackett companies are based, foreign people hold most of the landscaping jobs. Several Spanish and Brazilian people work for Brackett’s company. “I find it hard because sometimes they don’t understand me, and I don’t understand them” he says, “but I
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