January

  • Keeping Talent

    By Lance Woodbury on January 31, 2018

    Having worked with some great management teams in agricultural family businesses over the years, I’ve been reflecting on what the owners do to keep outstanding people in their organizations. Here...

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  • Spotting Talent

    By Davon Cook on January 31, 2018

    Finding the right talent is a priority of most business people. There’s a typical list of attributes often included in a job description: “We’re looking for hard-working, dedicated problem solvers...

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  • A Difficult Gift, Part II

    By Bill Long on January 18, 2018

    A Difficult Gift, Part II By Dr. Bill Long Last December I wrote about some unexpected developments in my family as a result of my mother’s final illness. Her decline enabled the four sons to...

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  • Trampoline Magic

    By Davon Cook on January 18, 2018

    Trampoline Magic By Davon Cook I’ve been blessed with a loving family and many wonderful Christmas gifts over the years. One gift from my childhood is particularly vivid. When I was about seven...

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  • A Difficult Gift

    By Bill Long on January 4, 2018

    A Difficult Gift By Dr. Bill Long My three brothers and I made the decision to move our 88 year-old mother to Assisted Living and then, to Memory Care. Though the decision was taken after due...

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