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Tag: Carlos Arraya

Learning to lead and communicate with confidence at Green Start Academy

November 10, 2020 By
You never know what an educational session at Green Start Academy might hold, but maybe a geography and sociology lesson wouldn’t be at the top of your list. But, that’s exactly what Green Start 2020 attendees got when Carlos Arraya, ...

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A letter to the course during COVID-19

April 2, 2020 By
Carlos Arraya writes a “letter to the golf course” explaining that turf managers and superintendents will do their best to keep golf courses functional during the coronavirus pandemic. Dear Golf Course, As I wake and my eyes open, several thoughts ...

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I was The Terminator

March 11, 2020 By
A mentor blatantly lied to me, and it took years of experience to learn the truth. It didn’t feel like a lie back then, but I believed him when he told me that terminating employees would get easier the more ...

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Top 5 actions of 2019

December 23, 2019 By
The snow is falling (at least at my house in St. Louis), the holiday music is blaring, the department stores and the internet have fully activated their best ads. The new ads and creativity are great marketing strategies designed to ...

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Standing still? Time to double down

November 7, 2019 By
All of us, at some point in our personal and professional lives, will experience a brain cramp. In our professional careers, given the variety and amount of work turfgrass professionals have to manage, it happens so often you’d wonder how ...

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The struggle is real!

October 4, 2019 By
When asked how she is doing, my daughter has responded for years with, “Pops, wow, the struggle is real!” This year, my struggle has been prolonged, difficult personally and professionally, and in fact, real. So yes, honey, the struggle is, ...

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