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Micromanagement is seriously detrimental to any company, manager and employee. Beware of it creeping into your management style, says Peter Hughes.
In a constantly changing market, farmers need to know and understand the factors that influence consumers’ decisions.
Understand the role of humour in your success because even in the most difficult of times, a smile or a laugh goes a long way toward making everyone feel better.
Many of us believe that government is tardy on delivering title deeds to applicants, but a quick Internet search will dispel this idea.
In a constantly changing market, farmers need to know and understand the factors that influence consumers’ decisions. By Dr Koos Coetzee.
The analogies between a good farmer and a good manager abound! Farmers have no excuse for bad management at any level.
Communication is paramount in business, and yet many managers give little thought to its importance. Are you one of those, asks Peter Hughes, or are you giving it the attention...
Managers should do their best to create a work environment where employees truly enjoy their jobs. This isn’t as easy as it sounds! It takes planning and effort to establish...
As consumer demand for dairy products goes down, farmers are finding that retail prices and input costs are steadily increasing.
Outstanding managers are always good communicators, and good communicators are always good listeners, says Peter Hughes.
We all know the expression ‘charity begins at home’, but why then do so many people make a mess of it in their own lives and businesses?
We don’t like thinking or even talking about death, but it’s essential that we prepare our family and business successors for the event. Have you done so?