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In this blog, we’ll explore what it takes to move from surviving to thriving, including examples from both our own experiences and those of others. Make sure to share your thoughts in the comments section!

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How Do You Respond When Things Don't Go According to Plan?

Thursday, April, 13, 2017 at 01:12 PM by Amanda Sollman

Tags: overcoming challenges, capacity, personal development

Jennifer, one of our coaching clients, has been preparing for an event in her county designed to highlight agriculture in the area. As chair of the day's events, she was responsible for overseeing the logistics of the day – from catering to...

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Thriving Starts With a Choice

Thursday, February, 23, 2017 at 08:38 AM by Amanda Sollman

Tags: capacity, personal development

Last week, I had the chance to catch up with my dad, who is a high school agriscience teacher. I love getting to talk to him. He's a great critical thinker and makes you examine your opinions in new and different ways. A conversation with my dad...

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Professional Development? No, Thanks. I'm Busy.

Wednesday, December, 14, 2016 at 06:00 AM by Wade Johannes

Tags: capacity, personal development

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It’s not easy being in ag retail right now. But the reality is that commodity prices affect everyone (not just you and your team). The question then becomes: What are you going to do about it?

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Why Investing In Yourself Is the Opposite of Selfish

Wednesday, October, 19, 2016 at 06:00 AM by Amanda Sollman

Tags: capacity, personal development

Selfishness. It's an undesirable trait in most cultures, something to avoid at all costs. As a result, many of us have developed a sort of martyr complex that leads us to create a subconscious view of ourselves:

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Why You're Thinking About People Development Wrong

Friday, October, 07, 2016 at 08:13 AM by Amanda Sollman

Tags: capacity, coaching, energy, success

What if I told you that you're thinking about people development wrong? That fixing weaknesses, hiring for skill, assigning tasks based on schedule capacity – it's completely ineffective? And that, the way we're doing it now, we're creating an...

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