6 Steps to Re-Energize When Facing Burnout From Work

When you work consistently, you inevitably start feeling mental fatigue. This burnout feeling is built up over time due to stress caused by tension in your daily work. Everyone has a different amount of stress they can handle before they experience burnout, but there are a few things anyone can try to boost their energy… Read more »

Ag 1 Source Presents Special Auction Item for Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity

Update!: Thank you to everyone who bid during the auction at the 65th National Convention of Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity. You helped this item reach a record-breaking bid of $20,000! The winner of the intense bidding between two long-term supporters of the fraternity went home with this custom bottle from the Sherwin Family Vineyards. The… Read more »

Why Poor Leadership Skills Cause Your Best Employees to Quit

It might come as a surprise to hear, but many people attribute their leaving a company to poor leadership. As a leader yourself, you know the cost of turnover is one of the highest that any organization faces. But the good news is if you focus on providing the great leadership that top talent needs… Read more »

3 Tactics to Ensure All Members of Your Ag Team Are Following Necessary Safety Procedures

Establishing a safety culture in your Ag business is simple if you know where to start. The top-down approach is a reliable method because when workers see their leadership values or enforces their safety policy, they are inspired to take on the responsibility of safety on an individual level. Mistakes are less likely to be… Read more »

The Importance of Showing Appreciation to Your Staff

How often do you show your appreciation to your employees? If it’s been a while, it’s time to show up for them. Showing appreciation to your employees is one of the best ways to help motivate them towards their goals. Appreciated people work harder than anybody else in the room. Once you start creating that… Read more »

The 4 Best Ways to Welcome Your Newest Hire to Your Staff

Hiring and welcoming a new person is an interesting and important transition. Whenever a new person joins the team, there are inevitably questions about whether they’ll be a good fit and whether they will work out in the long run. A large part of a new hire’s success is dependent on how you welcome them… Read more »

Here’s Why Delegating Makes You a Better Manager

Delegation is a skill. It’s also a skill that a surprising number of managers need to improve. It’s impossible to do everything yourself, and it’s key to draw on your team, their unique skills and abilities, to get the job done. But there’s more to delegating than just moving tasks off your plate. Here are… Read more »

Show Off Your Leadership Skills to Your Employer

Do you believe yourself to be a leader? If you have the capabilities, you need to show your skills in action to be recognized as a leader by your employer. The question is, how can you show your skills when you are not the boss? Here are a few key ways you can present yourself… Read more »

How to Handle Conflicting Personalities Among Your Staff

Conflicts are one of the issues leaders must learn to handle at work and in the office. The workplace can easily turn into a conflict zone when leaders fail to resolve issues quickly and effectively. If you are not familiar with doing so, it can be a particularly tricky subject. Conflicting personalities are a common… Read more »

Top Agricultural Industry Trends for 2018 (So Far)!

The agricultural industry is a dynamic and engaging market. Looking to the future of that market, it is often hеlрful tо identify past trеndѕ аnd think how those trends can provide inѕight for the coming months and years. We have seen the business of agriculture is built on so much more than farms and ranches.… Read more »