Mangers often under-estimate the importance of spending a sufficient amount of time with their direct reports. For one thing, people tend to equate the time spent with them by their leader with their importance or the importance of the issue.
So, what’s the internal story around this? In my opinion, the only thing that keeps us going is hope. It can be a belief in a higher power, a belief that things will get better and that there’s a sliver lining to every dark cloud.
Oaklands has now embarked on an exciting permaculture initiative, aimed at uplifting the surrounding community and providing them with the resources to empower themselves.