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 […]

Why Farming Will Have More Women CEO’s

(and We Must Groom Them Now)

In agriculture, I believe we’ll soon be reversing this trend at the farm level. Here’s why. Why Farming Will Have More Women CEO’s One: Level of Education: It’s commonly known that more young women are graduating from college than men. According a Washington Post article: “Women today get the majority of college degrees in America. It doesn’t […]

Oops! You Messed Up Big Time

5 Tips to Improve a Bad First Impression

You’re late to a meeting – very late – and its the first major meeting with your new job. Ugg. You fumbled the ball when someone you need to impress asked you a key question, making you appear unprepared. Grrr. You showed up to the job interview in a suit and heels and everyone else really meant it […]

YOU are your own boss! Here’s how:

"Best of ACT"

Just find a Niche, embrace your Knowledge, and change your Attitude. Almost a year ago, I connected with a colleague that I’ve known for about ten years. Jason, a young man in his early 40’s, is successful by many people’s measure. We were sharing some recent updates when he interrupted: “Wow, Sarah Beth, it must be […]

Did you Know I also Write Novels?

Summer Reading - Championship Drive Style!

  Yes, its summer and this week is definitely considered the laziest of all among the lazy, hazy days of summer! And why not? I personally didn’t schedule any appointments this week; most people would have cancelled anyway deciding to take off for the lake on, oh, let’s say, Tuesday. July 4th falls in the middle of […]

Call Out to Agribusiness CEO’s & Top Producers in Agriculture: Are You Ready to Harness the Power of Peers?

  Welcome to Elevate Ag, the Ag Peer Innovation Network!  Hello and Welcome to Elevate Ag, The Ag Peer Innovation Network! Many of you know how passionate I am about the Power of Peers!    In January, I founded Elevate Ag, a peer network organization dedicated to agriculture. We currently have one active peer group and […]

“I mean, how lucky can you be?” Ella Brennan on Entrepreneurship

Life as a ‘Character’

  If you’ve ever been to New Orleans (NOLA, say the ‘cool’ people who frequently visit there) then you’ve surely eaten at Brennan’s – most likely for a glamorous brunch or fabulous cocktails at 5ish. Recently, the matriarch of the Brennan clan, Ella Brennan, passed away at 92. In reading the recent coverage about her, […]

Networking-Make it Work for You

Don’t Roll Your Eyes!

  I just felt it; you rolled your eyes a little at my blog title. Please don’t! Today, I’m writing in defense of consensus networking for the purpose of bettering your career. Eeww…Does that sound shallow to you? It shouldn’t and here’s why. Whether you realize it or not, you’re already networking, you’re literally always […]