NATIONAL TURKEY FEDERATION CURRENTLY ACCEPTING INTERNSHIP APPLICATIONS The National Turkey Federation is currently accepting internship applications for the spring 2016 semester in their Washington, D.C. office. They are seeking a recent graduate or a currently enrolled senior with a desire to learn about and advocate for the turkey industry. Pursuit of, or degree in, poultry […]
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It is not enough to do your best. You must first know what to do, and then do your best — W. Edwards Deming
As we begin the ‘Holiday Season’ thanks to each of you who have offered support and encouragement during 2014. It is appreciated more than words could properly express.
I had the opportunity yesterday to attend a meeting where we discussed elderly access to fresh produce. While I won’t, at this point, get into the purpose of this meeting, suffice it to say it could be a very exciting opportunity in the near future. The subject matter triggered in me the thought of food […]
I am rereading Leaning In by Sheryl Sandberg to try to remember what I found so obvious and useless about the book the first time around. I must admit that when Ms. Sandberg first started talking I listened with some interest. A few years ago her speech about a ‘seat at the table’ was quite […]
As I write this update, Senator Ted Cruz from the great state of Texas has just ended his 21 plus hour marathon presentation on the floor of the Senate. This occurs just a few months after Wendy Davis from that same great state performed the same act on the floor of the state house. Both […]
Leadership – its been on my mind a lot lately. I’ve been fortunate to have many strong leaders, both professional and personal, in my life and I believe that has spoiled me. As I have matured i have found it increasing difficult to tolerate those in leadership positions who do not deserve to be there. […]