Low trust farms spend too much time and energy managing the behaviors, politics, etc. There are no shortcuts, but there are a few tools to bring about improvement.
Reduce Training Frustrations – A 4-Step Process
Poorly trained employees end up costing the farm time and money. This 4-step process can assist in properly training new employees.
6 Ground Rules for Great Teamwork; Part 2 in a 2-Part Series
These principles can have a dramatic impact on the success of your farm, family business harmony, and even your stress. Think about your current team. Is it everything you would like it to be?
6 Ground Rules for Great Teamwork
Your employees are one of your most valuable resources. Learn the principles and values that are crucial in creating a high-achieving, effective team.
What Can Pilots Teach Us About Communication?
Here is one simple way to improve communication in high stakes, high stress environments such as harvest.
Best Ways to Manage Your Time; Part 2 in a 2-Part Series
Learn how to use the Stephen Covey Matrix to prioritize tasks most important to your farm business.
Best Ways to Manage Your Time; Part 1 in a 2-Part Series
Use this system to prioritize tasks in relation to their importance and urgency.
Smooth Operations vs Controlled Chaos; Part 2 in a 2-Part Series
Learn how to implement the RACI took to streamline work processes and communication to empower employees and lead to a more productive, satisfactory work environment.
Smooth Operations vs. Controlled Chaos; Part 1 in a 2-Part Series
If your business doesn't run as smooth as you like, you are not alone. Read part 1 of the 2 part series on how to tame the chaos beast.
Can Family & Business Conflict Be Bridged? – Part 3 in a 3-Part Series
Differences can be a true source of strength and resilience that can keep your family farm thriving for generations.