Episode #197 Growing Weeders into Leaders with Jeff McManus

Jun 24, 2022 | Growth Tips, Leadership, Management, Podcast Series: The Ultimate Landscape CEO, Productivity, Strategy, Training

Jeff McManus is the Director of Landscape Services at the Univ. of Mississippi with 70 direct reports. He owns his own landscape business and is the author of the best-selling book “Growing Weeders Into Leaders”. Currently he teaches leadership development to companies across the green industry and beyond.

We discuss in this podcast how he was inspired by the Military, The Ritz Carlton, Disney, Chick-fil-A, and the Boy Scouts, as he continues to develop his own leadership programs.
In this episode, you will hear the importance of going “the second mile”, and how he brings in clients to instruct and motivate his teams, and so much more about teaching leadership.