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This report written by Kerry Waylen highlights how botanic gardens across the world are involved in a variety of projects that use biodiversity to improve human well-being and is based upon an extensive literature survey, and a multilingual survey of BG
At American colleges and universities today, one in two students feels more than average stress, while one in three suffers from a mental illness. Clearly, the mental well-being of students on these campuses is a cause of great concern.
No single department can own responsibility for installing and maintaining an ethical culture in an organization. Human resources, ethics and compliance, and sustainability teams need to work toward common goals and values set by senior leadership.
The people who run nature and environmental learning centers began getting together 28 years ago to share ideas, experiences, and hard-won professional wisdom.
Do you aspire to work your way “up the ladder”? While exciting, the leap can be harrowing, fraught with challenges along the way. But you don’t have to go it alone!
What are the best questions to ask in an interview to tease out the strengths you are seeking? How do you keep your Visitor Services team motivated, energized, and positive 100% of the time?
Every organization needs to find innovative ways of doing more with existing resources. In public gardens our staff can be both our biggest asset and most flexible resource. Creating a culture of growth begins with vision and leadership.
Granting ownership and autonomy instills a sense of pride and generates institutional loyalty among staff members.
Are you an aspiring public garden leader or looking to find new talent for your team?
As a leader or emerging leader, does your staff feel trust, admiration, loyalty, and respect for you?