Growing Weeders Into Leaders: Leadership Lessons From The Ground Up

September 5, 2017|
Growing Weeders Into Leaders: Leadership Lessons From The Ground Up by Jeff Mcmanus
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Aristotle and Nike got it right - GREATNESS is what we humans DO - when given the challenge, the encouragement, the environment, and the opportunity.

At some point in this postmodern life, individual greatness has lost its appeal for many of us. It has been commodified and relegated to those who are measured by shortest/longest times, impressive distances, highest heights, lowest lows, medals won, honors given...and again...Aristotle and Nike got it right...GREATNESS is what we can DO...every day...without recognition or reward, but for the satisfaction that comes from meeting the challenge, creating a team, and overcoming the odds. And that is whatGrowing Weeders into Leadersis about.

It is an entertaining and thoughtful look into the hearts and the workday lives of ordinary people - just like you and me - who tapped into their inner greatness in pursuit of a vision. Creating one of America''s most beautiful college campuses, at Ole Miss, did not happen overnight and, inside these pages, Jeff McManus describes the joys, the defeats, the brilliant problem-solving and the "best laid plans" that are proven worthless...until the bigger picture is told. It is the "bigger picture" told from the ground level.Growing Weeders into Leaderstakes you through the practical applications of empowering people to experience not only what it means to grow outstanding landscapes, but also to grow greatness in themselves and encourage it in others.
Doing more with less is a 21st century mandate and no one knows this better than a Director of Landscape Services. Jeff McManus, CGM, has found unique ways of meeting that mandate by developing a dedicated, thoughtful and inspiring work force. Jeff''s GROW-Theory, which is based on the belief that all humans either strive for or have w...
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Title:Growing Weeders Into Leaders: Leadership Lessons From The Ground Up
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:166 pages, 7 X 5 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:166 pages, 7 X 5 X 0.68 in
Published:September 5, 2017
Publisher:Morgan James Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781683503309

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