Employee Appreciation Tips to Try This Fall

Nobody works hard for a manager they feel doesn’t appreciate them. While you may think that at the end of the day, it’s their salary and their employment that motivates team members, it’s actually more likely the people they work for and with who drive employees to do their best work. Here are several things… Read more »

Parents…Here’s How You Can Balance Work and Back to School Time

Head still spinning from a whirlwind end of the summer season? Back to school time can be both a relief and a rush for parents. And when you are trying your hardest to balance a packed work schedule with all the preparation and legwork needed to set your kids up for success in a new… Read more »

10 Motivational Quotes to Energize Your Ag Team

Motivation is a tricky thing to chase. Without it, your workday can seem like a true burden, when in fact it should be a blessing. Your work is something that helps define you. When approached with a positive mindset and an engaged heart, your work should help sustain you financially, as well as emotionally. If… Read more »

Is Your Team in a Summer Slump? Give Their Attitudes a Boost With These 4 Tips!

The summer slump can be a tough time for teams. Employee morale may be dragging as the weather heats up. Short of encouraging your team to take some time off to recuperate, here are some morale boosting workplace policies and practices to incorporate into your summer strategy. Team Building Events Summer is a great time… Read more »

Did Your Top-Performing Employee Quit? Here’s How to Bounce Back

Making sure you have the right team members to help you keep your business on the right track can be a real challenge. Between tough competition with other companies over the industry’s top talent and bridging the skills gap, losing a key team member can be a significant challenge to overcome. But it’s one challenge… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Re-Starting Your Job Search in Your 50s? Here’s What You Need to Know!

It can be a stressful experience to restart your job search. For those in their later years, that experience can be even more challenging. It can feel like you may have lost оut on jоb opportunities due to аgе, dated skills or lack of knowledge around the latest industry trends or technology. It can be… Read more »