Craig Newman, recently retired CEO of AgReliant Genetics talks about why it's important to invest in professional growth.
Virgil Bremer knows a thing or two about impeccable timing. Over their one-year anniversary dinner, Bremer shared with his wife that he had decided to leave his 6-year career as a senior research scientist in the animal health industry in favor of running the couple’s livestock operation full-time.
Agriculture and food are dynamic and ever-changing industries. That means businesses and the people who run them have to possess a level of resilience in order to be successful long-term. Employees must to be able to adapt and grow in spite of the challenges that change often brings.
You make business decisions every single day. Every once in a while, a decision comes along with the potential to be a game changer for your organization.
When it comes to developing a talent-management process for any organization, simplicity and practicality are the name of the game. That mantra holds true even in the firms that make up an ever-evolving and complex agri-food system.
The agri-food system is changing and your organization is no doubt working through the ways to cultivate competitive advantage in an industry that’s moving at warp speed. But disruption and chaos in the marketplace isn’t necessarily always a bad thing.
Even when analysis is complete and the path forward seems clear, decision-making can be a challenge. The key is to avoid psychological traps along the way.
Defining company culture is hard enough—let alone changing it. But if you’re in a leadership position, you have a role.