5 Tips for Aligning Your Team to Your Company’s New Goals

Setting new goals is an exciting and inspiring exercise for a company. But making sure you have buy-in and alignment from your team to help you achieve those goals is critical to their success. It’s not always easy to get everyone on board, especially if you don’t tackle alignment as a goal in and of… Read more »

How To Develop Trust With Your Sales Team and Get Their Buy-In On New Initiatives

The trust between you and your sales team is a critical element of a successful business, especially in the agriculture industry. When it comes to getting buy-in from sales on new initiatives, trust is the key to driving high performance.  They look to you as a manager for guidance and vision. But if you don’t… Read more »

Your Employees Are Looking for Jobs Elsewhere and THIS is Why!

Recruiting and retaining the Ag industry’s top talent isn’t a job for the faint of heart. It’s a big enough challenge to find the right candidates for open positions, but if your employees are looking elsewhere for growth opportunities, you’re burning the candle at both ends. Employee retention should be a well-communicated and supported corporate… Read more »

Are Negative Attitudes Ruining Your Workplace Culture? Here’s How to Fix It!

Even just one bad apple can ruin the bunch. You’ve probably been there before. The unhappiness or negativity of one employee can make things difficult for the entire team. Workplace toxicity is a real problem, and if negative attitudes are ruining your workplace culture, there are several steps you can take to intervene. Today’s article… Read more »

Best Advice for Employees Who Don’t Follow Instructions Correctly

The only thing worse than struggling to hire the right employee is hiring the wrong one. As a manager or an employer, you know the lengths to which you are willing to go to help an employee be the team member you need them to be. But even then, some hires are just difficult to… Read more »

How to Be the Best Ag Manager in 2019

Being the best manager you can be in the ag business isn’t necessarily a clear path. A great manager is someone who is most importantly a great leader, someone who is able to motivate employees and provide the vision and game plan for broader team success. They require a clear understanding of the strengths and… Read more »

Why Your Management Style Might Be Costing You Your Best Employees

Hiring and retaining great employees is challenging, even when you’re doing everything right as a manager. But if you’re doing something wrong, you’ll likely see retention rates drop. The hard truth is that your management style might be costing you your best employees, especially as corporate culture evolves and industry leaders are looking for more… Read more »