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Fruits of your labor

As mentioned in an earlier blog post, I like to compare leadership to gardening.  After we have carefully selected our staff, our relationship is just beginning.  We need to provide the things our staff need, just like a good gardener would.  Ensure the seeds (staff) are watered and nurtured and even “weeded” from time to … Continue reading

Leadership is like gardening

Leadership is a lot like gardening. We select new employees (plant or seed selection), pick the best spot for them to grow and plant them (orientation and job start). Employees also need to understand the culture of the organization, or shall we say the garden bed they are planted in. Just as newly planted seeds … Continue reading