Category: AgLead

New Year, New Them (ACT Like A Pro #157)

What do I mean by “new year, new them?” It’s true that you can’t change other people’s minds on most things. But what if you could understand them better, and in doing so, improve your working relationship? What if, instead of focusing on changing how you look (I see you, January weight-loss and new workout […]

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What’s on your mind for 2021?

How do you need to change your mindset for 2021? A lot of change happened in 2020, both expected and unexpected, so it’s time as we close out 2020 to start thinking about what needs to change going into the new year. Maybe turning the calendar from December to January just feels like more of […]

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Build your network – even online

ACT Like A Pro, Issue 132 How do we create high-value networks in an age of Zoom calls, cancelled fairs, and discontinued international travel? The platforms may be different in 2020, but the networking and connecting-building principles are the same. Connections matter for a variety of reasons, including strategic partnerships, lifelong learning, and maintaining awareness […]

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Management Skills for Emerging Ag Leaders

ACT Like a Pro Issue 130 I’ve talked about it a lot recently in Facebook live videos, webinars, podcasts, and more: we have a knowledge transfer gap in agriculture. Here’s a quote from a live Q&A event I hosted in February on Facebook. What does this look like in real life? Perhaps there’s someone in […]

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