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The Urge of Leadership

It happened while on the international trip in South Africa.  Should I do it or not? Actually, it was not something to be done.  It was communication to be expressed--a critical conversation.  There are many reasons why people choose to delay or not express thoughts, information, or other insights. Some of the reasons include avoiding embarrassment of yourself or others, not… Continue reading The Urge of Leadership

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Change: Bad to Good, Good to Good

VALOR is an enabling experience!  The hands-on experiences of oystering and crabbing in the Northern Neck was fabulous.  Although I live in the Northern Neck, it was my first time being out in the Chesapeake Bay.  The recent Southside Sessions exposed me to the wonderful opportunities in timber harvesting (don't believe me, ask Carl Parsons!).… Continue reading Change: Bad to Good, Good to Good

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Session V: Communicating Our Industry

Yes, "Our" industry (agriculture) does include everyone on the planet because we need food products for nourishment.  However, there are people who ensure that the many agriculture systems thrive and meet the demands for food products.  This is where a potential learning space exists: 1) Are we "communicating" in the correct grammar and pronunciation sense?… Continue reading Session V: Communicating Our Industry