Industry News - Leadership

Internship Opportunity

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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Words to Teach By:

It is not enough to do your best. You must first know what to do, and then do your best — W. Edwards Deming

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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.

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Food Insecurity

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 […]

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Enough Leaning Already!

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 […]

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Speak your Mind

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 […]

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Leadership

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. […]

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