October sees autumnal conditions set in, and thoughts of summer have all but disappeared. Most renovations will have taken place whilst conditions were favourable, whilst those who have not yet been able to carry out such work will be holding out for temperatures not to drop off too quickly to ensure there is some recovery before winter when growth potential drops to ‘low’.
If you know anything about football in Northern Ireland, you will undoubtedly have heard of Glenavon FC and the popular stadium which the club calls home. Chris McCullough talks to David McClure, Head Groundsman at Mourneview Park at Lurgan in Northern Ireland.
Pitch and Grounds Advisor for the England and Wales Cricket Board, Andy Mackay, had a slightly different road into the world of grounds management. The born and bred Lancastrian read Archaeology and Ancient History at Lampeter University in Wales before switching direction to pursue a career in the world of turf maintenance; until then, something he had only done part-time around his studies. Phil Helmn reports.
Trainer and Conference Speaker Frank Newberry believes that you can supercharge your own career and the careers of others with delegation. If you personally want to avoid your career being ‘plateaued’ - then delegation can really help.