Your farm transition journey
Welcome to the heart of my work. Writing to farm families has been my privilege for over 25 years. Themes stem from threads of conversations with farm families keen to live in harmony and find new ways to manage their business.
This is a journey.
Please share these insights with your farm family and agriculture networks. It’s high time for a mindset shift in the culture of agriculture. Procrastination and conflict avoidance need to stop. Embracing a growth mindset with transparency of expectations and emotions starts now.
Dive in here with me, I’m here to listen and encourage. Share your comments.
Making Sense of 2022 to Plan for 2023
The calendar may say that it’s a new year, but my new year was a few months ago in September. I always feel that “going back to school time” is really the start of my new learning season. But alas, you have bright shiny new calendars on your office, shop, and kitchen...
When Silent Nights don’t bring peace to your farm
When I was a very small farm girl, dressed in my homemade red velvet jumper, I looked forward to “Edie” Christmas on Boxing Day with my cousins. I recall my great-grandmother singing “Silent Night” to us in German. Little did I know then that I would marry into a...
What I learned from my farm divorce by Action Coach Tara Driggs
Readers of this column for the past 27 years know I am willing to embrace hard topics, and farm divorce fits that category. The four farms touching ours have all experienced divorce. Country Guide, September 2022 issue mentioned the average age of divorce in Canada is...
How to help Grandpa, finish well
“I wasn’t able to talk for over two years about what happened with my grandfather”, a young farmer confides as he describes a bitter battle over the transition of land titles from his father’s father to him. I am concerned about the many threads of conversations...
Helping Farm Dads Let go of Control and Stop Micro-Managing
7 signs your Farm Manager is micromanaging They must know everything. They don't delegate. They ask for frequent updates. They discourage independent decision-making. They dictate how tasks should be done. They re-do other employees' work. They don't show trust in...
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