Masterclass: Time To Join a Peer Group

Come talk peer networks with me this week at Top Producer Summit in Chicago! If you’ve been reading my work in the last year, you’re well aware that I believe the opportunity to mastermind with other professionals is one of the best ways possible to up level your career or grow your business. In agriculture, […]

It’s Time to ACT Like A Pro!

The concept of ‘going pro’ sounds so elite, doesn’t it? We often think of athletes that go from amateur or college ‘to the pros’ or maybe of the aspiring musicians that capture tons of fans on a reality show and suddenly have a record deal. But you don’t have to be famous to go pro. […]

My 2019 Manifesto.

THRIVE 19 – What’s your Word of the Year? THRIVE. Sometimes just one word sums it up nicely, allowing all the feelings, goals, desires, and direction to culminate neatly into a few simple letters. Drumroll….. my 2019 word is THRIVE. And why am I doing this, you may ask? Well, instead of setting New Year’s […]

Why Farming Will Have More Women CEO’s 

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The number of women CEO’s at Fortune 500 companies reached a historic high in June 2017. It quickly fell off. The number was 32 and already it’s down to 27, according to the Wall Street Journal. Several recent CEO departures have led to what Jane Stevenson, leader of Korn/Kerry International, a major succession planning firm, […]

Creating a Culture of Gratitude, For Real

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About a year ago I was a passenger in the Starbucks drive up line with my husband at the wheel. (Note that he hates Starbucks and doesn’t even drink coffee.) As the window opened, my husband grimaced as he handed over my shiny gold, name-embossed Starbucks card to the attendant. She surprised him by providing […]