Posts tagged: "succession"

Pigs, Goats and People

Jolene observes how Emily's preparation for the fair is teaching her life skills directly related to a successful family business.

Excuses. Excuses. Excuses.

Many of the excuses have a nugget of truth in them, and almost all carry emotion.

Communication: Build Up or Blow Up

Jolene Brown shares the key elements of communicating clear expectations.

The Need for a Buy-sell Agreement

Wills may be changed on a whim. Why you need a buy-sell agreement.

Five Tips on Finding Good Advisors

Jolene Brown on getting the right people for your business and your families - five tips on finding good advisors. 

Farm Security Plan

If you run any business, you have to plan for the future. Now is the perfect time to plan the year ahead and beyond.

5 Questions to Answer on Your Farm's Legacy

Five key questions to clarify the intent and commitment of family farm business owners if they wish to assure the integrity of the business for years to come.

Choices of Positive People

Jolene shares seven things that positive people do - a great reminder that through a tough market, personal struggle or anything getting you down, the choice is yours.

Row Markers: Guidance and standards for our behaviors

Some tips on writing a code of conduct for your family business - guidance and standards for our behaviors in order to stay on the right path.

School's Out! (What that means on the farm)

Jolene Brown joins us to discuss the challenges of summer and how to tackle that 'free time' now what schools out!

A Lesson in Giving: Makes 8. Keep 5. Give 3 away.

Jolene Brown shares a lesson in giving with the help of her mother-in-law's legacy.

Farm Employee Rules and Tips

Here are the best rules and tips for farm employees from farmers who know!