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Wow! If you watch the headlines in the dairy industry, you’ll note that there are a tremendous number of changes going on. Exports are up in some markets. Others are down. Block cheese prices are up, but barrels are down. The trade balance is changing, and our recent government shutdown is impacting some reports we […]

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Will You Be Ready? – Part 2

As I promised in my last blog, I said I’d offer some key examples of producers who had positively turned the corner, following 2009’s disastrous results. In all of these examples, they were ready for an upturn in milk prices, in terms of what those higher prices could add to their business. However, they were […]

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Will You Be Ready? – Part 1

Back in 2010, I recall writing an article that asked the very same question I listed in the title of this blog: Will You Be Ready? Ready for what, you might be asking, and my answer would be ready for the higher levels of profitability that await us in the next several years. Most people, […]

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It’s Year End – What Now?

2018 is now over. You either made money, or you didn’t… So what’s next for you and your business? Will you expand, change the way you operate or even exit your industry? These are all crucial considerations as you approach the New Year in 2019. When I start with new Clients, I like to use […]

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Dairy Revenue Protection – Is it for me?

As you probably already know, the new Dairy Revenue Protection Program was introduced in early November. Is this the answer we’ve all been looking for? I don’t see it as the whole answer to our industry challenges. However, it does represent another tool to use in setting minimum milk prices. Like any other existing tool, […]

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Focus on Who, not How

In a recent lesson from my business coach Dan Sullivan of The Strategic Coach organization during my most recent workshop, he pointed out that for most entrepreneurs, the first question we ask is “How can I solve this challenge?” As I’ve pointed out before, if we truly know our “Why,” the “How” part becomes easier. […]

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Leadership Lessons

I recently read about an interview on leadership lessons that Head Basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski completed with the Dean of Duke University’s business school, Bill Boulding. I believe it offers some great lessons for each of us, so I am passing its highlights along to you in this blog. After winning five national championships in […]

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Building Your Management Success

Do you ever have that feeling that others seem to be doing better than you in certain areas of their operation? I think everyone has felt that at some point. The more significant question, however, assuming that might be partly true is: “Why?” What is their advantage over the way you normally operate? One item […]

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These Three Things…

Recently, I’ve had an opportunity to do some thinking about what tactics have really helped me to be more successful, and perhaps more resourceful, in my own business. One of the techniques that I have found to be very beneficial is what I call “These Three Things.” It actually started with a concept introduced by […]

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“Poking the Box”

I recently finished reading a great book by Seth Godin entitled Poke the Box. I would encourage you to read it as well. It certainly got my thinking going with regard to changes I want to initiate in my own business. The central theme of his book is that we all have opportunities available to […]

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