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Do you feel valued?

Grounds Training Tutor Frank Newberry believes that most people want to work for an organisation that values their efforts. In this article, Frank suggests...

in Consultancy - on 16/9/19

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The Triple C

Grounds Training Tutor Frank Newberry reports on the shift away from training seminars for individuals - to ‘triple C’ workshops - where the aim is...

in Consultancy - on 17/7/19

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Sharks and Dolphins II

In the first of a two-part article, Frank Newberry, tutor at Grounds Training, reported on the perils of giving people feedback on their performance at...

in Consultancy - on 22/5/19

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Dolphins and Sharks

In this, the first of a two-part article, Communication Skills Trainer Frank Newberry reports on the perils of giving people feedback on their performance...

in Consultancy - on 27/3/19

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Multiple generations

In Part 1, Trainer Frank Newberry looked how each age group in the workplace has been described in recent times, e.g. Millennials, Baby Boomers, Generation...

in Consultancy - on 14/5/18


STRI Independence?

Feeling slightly saddened by the news that my former employer, STRI, has seemingly abandoned its claim to be an independent consultancy. Its directors...

in Consultancy - on 10/3/18

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Look what you made me do

Grounds Training Tutor Frank Newberry reports on how we can all be tempted to blame others for our workplace woes. He suggests the way forward is to try...

in Consultancy - on 10/1/18


What would YOU do?

In the concluding part of this article, Frank Newberry looks at why people do personal jobs at work and suggests fifteen different ways we can tackle the...

in Consultancy - on 1/11/17

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Manage the micro manager

In the first of a two-part article, Grounds Training Tutor and Careers Advisor Frank Newberry gave his take on the serious problem of micro-managers. In...

in Consultancy - on 17/7/17

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Water quality issues

Water is one of the most precious of our recyclable resources and a source of natural beauty and recreation. In this article, Reg Varney, international...

in Consultancy - on 7/7/17


Effects of thatch

Maxwell Amenity Technical Manager, James Grundy discusses the effects of thatch.

in Consultancy - on 15/5/17

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Speaking truth to power

Grounds Training Tutor Frank Newberry suggests how we might tackle giving important people honest criticism, without making things worse in the short term...

in Consultancy - on 22/3/17

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Prepare to be insulted!

How are you viewed by your colleagues?

in Consultancy - on 9/1/17


Are you Type A or Type B?

Can you choose your response to workplace stress?

in Consultancy - on 28/11/16

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Those Two Imposters!

Turfcare sector trainer and motivational speaker Frank Newberry considers how we might respond to the triumphs and disasters in our working lives

in Consultancy - on 5/10/16

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Cricket and Bowls Renos

Symbio’s Martin Ward says that, as our understanding of soil biology increases, autumn renovations may be improved and simplified by adopting new technologies...

in Consultancy - on 23/9/16

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Is natural turf losing ou

Despite the many arguments against, Dr Tim Lodge of Agrostis Turf Consultancy, says that artificial sports surfaces, and particularly 3G, appear to be...

in Consultancy - on 16/9/16

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Important to be nice?

PGA Trainer and Motivational Speaker Frank Newberry considers whether ‘being nice’ to people at work is always the best approach

in Consultancy - on 24/8/16