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Join Dave as he gives some tips on GIS Survival and chats with Paul MacCormack, The Mindful Superintendent
Episode 16 of the Turfgrass Zealot Project is here! Thank you for listening!!
I spend some time talking off the cuff about GIS show survival. Some things to think about for your journey to the Emerald City Meetup in San Diego.
And then I am joined by Paul MacCormack. Paul's unique perspective on being Mindful is something that I believe everyone growing grass should hear. His Blog on TurfNet.com is on my list of required reading for all Turfheads.
The Turfgrass Zealot project is happy to be sponsored by Klingstone. Proven Bunker Performance for over 15 years. www.klingstone.com.
Episode 15 features an experiment into something new! The tables are turned on Dave as he lets a special guest have control!
This episode of the #TZP could end up being the start of something new. Dave tosses caution to the wind and lets a guest host have at it. And the result is a fun and engaging conversation.
The Turfgrass Zealot Project is sponsored by Klingstone. Proven bunker performance for over 15 years. www.klingstone.com
When a child is born, the hospital sends the original, not a copy, of the record of live birth to the "State Bureau of Vital Statistics," sometimes called the "Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services" (HRS). Each STATE is required to supply the UNITED STATES with birth, death, and health statistics. The STATE agency that receives the original record of live birth keeps it and then issues a Birth Certificate in the corrupted, all-caps version of the baby’s true name, i.e. JAMES WILBER SMITH.
Agronomy! Join Dave Wilber as he talks with Turfgrass Researcher and Scientist Dr. Micah Woods.
Micah Woods is Chief Scientist and driving force behind The Asian Turfgrass Center. You'll get to hear how Micah was nearly born into the golf business. And follow his journey along the way. Dave and Micah dig into some deep discussion on soil testing and soil test interpretation. Getting famillary with Dr. Woods is essential if you want to keep up with what's happening and new in Turfgrass Science.
In this episode's monologue, Dave talks about a piece of his journey through soil science and why we must not ignore new information.
The Turfgrass Zealot Project is only on TurfNet and is brought to you by Klingstone. www.klingstone.com for more info.
The story of how TurfNet.com came to be comes to life as Dave Wilber interviews founder and creator, Peter McCormick.
In a day and age when new things that actually work are rare, Peter McCormick talks about how TurfNet came to be. It's a great story in thinking way outside the box. It also shows what not worrying about what everyone else is doing can do for creativity. If you haven't heard Peter's entire story, this podcast will give you the 411 on one of the most influential people in the Turfgrass Business today.
The Turfgrass Zealot Project is sponsored by Klingstone, proven bunker performance for over 15 years. www.klingstone.com
Join Dave Wilber as he interview Golf Course Superintendent Josh Lewis and talks about the 2015 US Open.
Episode #12 of the TZP goes deep diving with Josh Lewis. From starting out in the business in Oregon, working at the famed Bandon Dunes Resort, moving on to Pasatiempo CC and then to Chambers Bay... the site of the 2015 US Open, we cover Josh's footsteps. And we go deep into the backstory of Chamber's Bay.
Josh has an easy style. And we think you will love this interview as much as he loves the business.
The Turfgrass Zealot Project is brought to you by Klingstone. Proven Bunker Performance. Go to www.klingstone.com for more info.
Andrew Hardy is one of Dave's favorite communicators in the world of Turfgrass. Drop in on a great and personal conversation with Dave Wilber and Andrew as they turn some stones!
Online dating for Superintendents? Check. GrassGoober Catfishing? Check. Owners causing the business grief? Check. Andrew and Dave get to a bunch of great conversation. If you don't know Andrew this is one of those people you need to know. Check out his Blog here or follow him on twitter @byandrewhardy
And don't forget to follow Dave Wilber on Twitter @turfgrasszealot
The Turfgrass Zealot is brought to you by Klingstone. Proven Bunker Performance for 15 years.
Join Dave Wilber and Armen Suny as they take a deep dive into the world of job searches and job interviews.
Episoide 10 of The Turfgrass Zealot Project is not short on passion. Dave Wilber and Armen Suny really want you to succeed in your career goals. Handling the job search and the job interview is key to making that happen. Learn some incredible techniques. And be reminded of some very simple things that could put you in the position you want to be in. There's a lot of mistakes being made out there. Don't let them be yours.
Armen Suny's work with Kopplin and Kuebler, an executive search firm, is fascinating and insightful. And you get to hear first hand what is really happening in the trenches from someone who is focused on the world of golf.
Dave Wilber lays on some thoughts about doing it right and paying attention to detail in his opening remarks.
The Turfgrass Zealot Project is brought to you by Klingstone. Proven Bunker Performance for Fifteen Years!
Join Dave Wilber and his two guests as we talk about General Science and Work/Life Balance!
Chris Tritabaugh is the superintendent at Hazeltine National Golf Club, host to the 2016 Ryder Cup. Chris shares his ideas about work and life and how he handles his staff and the hours required to do his job at a very high profile place.
Scott Hess is Executive Vice President/Human Intelligence at SPARK, one of the world's leading media agencies and part of the Publicis Groupe. Scott talks about Generational Science and the Millennial Generation. Scott's work in this area is influencing millions of dollars in advertising and helping companies and brands relate to those born between 1980 and 2000. Scott's outstanding TEDx talk can be seen here.
Dave Wilber talks about hanging onto youth, changing and relating. If our business is to grow and change in a growing and changing world, understanding the viewpoints of people like these two is key.
The Turfgrass Zealot Project is brought to you by Klingstone. Proven Bunker Performance for Over 15 Years.
Episode 8 of the TZP showcases one of the industry's most unique and wonderful personalities, Jon Kiger of TurfNet.
Join Dave Wilber as he welcomes a spirited chat with Jon Kiger. Jon is alive with enthusiasm for TurfNet and for the industry as a whole. His spirit is infectious and everyone he meets enjoys their relationship with him.
Dave spends a bit of time talking about relationships as well.
The Turfgrass Zealot Project is sponsored by Klingstone. Proven Bunker Performance for 15 years.
Join Dave Wilber as he talks with Pat Sisk, CGCS, about the history and caretaking of Milwaukee Country Club.
Milwaukee Counry Club is one of those places. It has history and character. Patrick Sisk commands the helm and does it well.
Learn about the selection process, bringing in Tom Doak's Renaissance Golf Design. And Pat talks about the support that the club gives in the way of a long term green chairman.
If you ever wondered how "they" do it, here is a chance to hear how.
Join Dave Wilber as he talks with Mind/Body/Spirit Expert and Author Julia Tindall
Are you happy? Are you stressed? These are critical questions to ask about work and life. And often we in the turfgrass biz don't have many people on our side when we want to talk about the tools needed in this area.
Julia Tindall has taught the Yoga of Wisdom all over the world. A well-known teacher, Tindall makes it clear that when we become stressful, unhappy people, our lives are not being lived to thier potential.
We can't always just talk about grass. Sometimes the things that require the most work are the things that need balance. Enlightened yet? Perhaps not. But you will be learning several techniques to get more happy and be less stressed.
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