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Get ready to deal

7/1/2014

Understand the other side to get what you want out of a negotiation. More

Stop arm-wrestling

7/1/2014

Strong negotiation skills start with communication. More

Have a word

6/2/2014

No matter where they’re from, encouragement and training make better employees. More

Reach across cultures

6/2/2014

Understand how your crew is approaching the job to build a better team. More

The meaning of money

4/2/2014

Turf isn’t the only green that it pays to understand. More

Get your budget

4/2/2014

Knowing how to talk about goals and expenses is sound management. More

Lend a hand

12/30/2013

Be the voice of experience for a growing superintendent and for the future of the game. More

Plan ahead

12/30/2013

An internship or training program makes sure a crew will never be left short-handed. More

Why change fails

10/21/2013

Learning new skills isn’t helpful if you can’t alter your practices and environment to put them to use. More

Share the wealth

10/21/2013

Don’t just go after education. Put lessons into practice, and help your crew improve. More

Conditioning Your Management Skills

8/29/2013

GCI's Pat Jones gave Dr. Ken Middaugh, one of the Wake Forest University business experts who helps to teach the annual Syngenta Business Institute, a very simple request: Name five things every superintendent can do to improve their management skills now. Here’s his very sophisticated answer to that simple statement. More

Stop scaring your employees

8/2/2013

Avoid these scare tactics to help your crew reach your goals. More

Get out of the way

8/2/2013

Trust your crew to help you accomplish more on the course. More

Have a heart-to-heart

6/19/2013

Show leadership to get the crew behind new policies. More

More than a manager

6/19/2013

Building a successful team takes leadership that cares about the crew. More

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Top news

California statewide water restrictions will affect golf courses

State water board approves emergency regulation requiring local cutbacks.

Editor's notebook: Don't forget about playing

Trip to Midwest for John Deere Golf Pro-Am reaffirms to superintendents importance of seeing game from golfer's perspective.

Getting there first

Global Soil Survey for Sustainable Turf guiding superintendents trying to reduce nutrient inputs.

Jeffrey D. Morgan named CEO of Club Managers Association of America

Morgan most recently served as CEO of the National Investor Relations Institute.