Category: Food for thought

Conversation Skills Everyone Could Use

As I was going through some notes this week, I found one of my favorite TED Talk videos. Conversation skills are so important, yet so many people lack at least some of these today. Granted, I’ll count myself in that crowd. Learning is a life-long process and new knowledge is something we should always pursue. […]

3 thoughts on communication and advocacy to avoid being fake news

We live in a world of constant communication. Each day there are numerous outlets where we can consume new information about the world. Google, Twitter, Facebook, television, radio, audiobooks, podcasts, emailed newsletters. The list could go on for days. But this also leads to the perpetuation of misinformation. Fake News as President Trump has coined […]

Sharing your story of agriculture innovations

This post is sponsored by AGCO; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. As I’ve been traveling around the country much of this summer, I have encountered a slew people from many walks of life. We all come from different places and have different ways of doing things. And likely, just as many different […]

Stop prioritizing your schedule and start scheduling your priorities

It’s not that difficult to find an article these days about how Millennials work differently. We have a different sense of work-life balance, therefore, older generations may label us as lazy, unproductive, or distracted. Please, stop talking about us like we’re a disease. It’s true, in an age where my phone buzzes, email notifications pop […]

Cowboy Ethics – Not just a Code of the West

Have you read Cowboy Ethics – a book focused on showing the financial world how far they have moved away from the values and principles that some of this country’s greatest heroes lived for? Originally, I bought the book because I was intrigued by the photography of the American West, but as soon as I opened the book […]

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