If only clients could be more like plants: put them in premium soil, water faithfully, add nutrients on schedule, and watch your seedlings sprout and grow skyward.

In truth, accelerating your most grow able customers is a lot like gardening. The good news is that even if you have no green thumb whatsoever, you can achieve a bumper crop of spectacular-looking bottom-liners.

To start a Jack (or Jill) and the Beanstalk business-building garden, cultivate the following strategies: