Allies at Work-They May be Different Than You Think

The term ‘allies’ originated during times of war. Coming from the singular, ally, meaning ‘friend’ or ‘trusted one’, the word allies today can take on larger meanings:  a group of trusted peers and friends or people with whom we are aligned toward a common goal. As professionals, those with whom we align impact our social networks and it’s worth […]

How Do You Really Sell Out?

ACT Like a Pro Issue 49

The registration link was closed. Huh? What?? I’d just started this registration yesterday, gotten busy with something more important, and stepped away for an afternoon. Undaunted, I hit the link again but it didn’t work, so I tried another tap of my track pad, this time firmer, the irritation coming out through my index finger. […]

3 Quick Tips to Communicate Across Generations

Top Producer's Columnist, "The Farm CEO Coach," That's Me!

Top Producer’s Columnist “The Farm CEO Coach,” Thats Me! This week’s ACT Like a Pro: Issue 48, I’d like to feature the column I write for Top Producer Magazine. As harvest season is in full swing and holiday time is fast approaching,its certainly a good time to take a short read about communication tips-specially, how to […]

Sometimes it Takes an IronWOman to Win the Race

Lessons from two women, both IRONMAN finishers, vying for U.S. Senate

Politics are tough; candidates must be mentally and physically tough to endure a long race, especially this season as the mid-term elections approach. Now, I haven’t ever finished (or started for that matter) an Ironman race but if I did and then ran for office, I would think my training and accomplishment would give me […]

The Folded Flag

9-11, We Will Never Forget

Photo Credit, Veterans United I barreled through the house and up the stairs, damp running clothes and shoes flung everywhere in my wake. I was late and literally just pulling open the shower curtain when the phone rang. I hesitated, then felt a weird chill come over me. That was odd since I had just […]

Seeking Board Service Opportunities

Pictured: Skyline Club General Manager Jeff Markowicz welcomes Sarah Beth Aubrey to the Board of Governor’s on August 24th

This week I’m excited to announce that I have recently been asked to join the Indianapolis Skyline Club Board of Governor’s. I joined Skyline Club as a way to improve my local Indiana networking opportunities and to have an elegant venue to host events, private coaching sessions, and meet friends. I also really love the […]

Women in Agribusiness: What’s Your Get Ahead Strategy?

ACT Like A Pro Issue 41

I wonder how many times I have made a statement about ‘getting ahead’ in my career? Recently, I considered that statement again when I came across the Paulsen Ag article ‘For Women Only: How to Get Ahead in Agribusiness’ authored by Clara Jacobs (VIEW FULL ARTICLE). It’s a nice piece that includes collated interviews with […]

Join Elevate Ag, The Ag Peer Innovation Network

It's how agriculture connects to get ahead!

They say ‘it’s lonely at the top’ and that is also true with ag producers. The solution to that feeling of isolation or that you have no one to share your concerns with is Elevate Ag! Interested in joining a peer networking group but not sure what it’s about? Join us for the upcoming webinar […]