Waking up and doing what you love

Waking up and doing what you love  By Myrna Stark Leader  |   Photo Credit: Sarah McAtee Until 2019, Janel Delage’s life resembled an agricultural Hallmark movie. As a youngster actively involved in farm life on her parent’s grain farm at Ridgedale, Sask., she had the confidence to follow her goals. “My parents said, ‘You can do whatever you want to do,’ and really meant [...]

May 13th, 2021|Categories: Living Their Best Lives|

Bringing her experience to the table

Bringing her experience to the table Rancher Cherie Copithorne-Barnes discusses the diverse opportunities that have shaped her perspectives when taking on leadership roles  By Piper Whelan When Cherie Copithorne-Barnes first served on an industry organization board in her early 20s, she already possessed a wealth of knowledge in working through difficult situations. After going through the ordeal of being publicly sued by neighbours over range [...]

May 12th, 2021|Categories: Living Their Best Lives|

Self Love: How to Stop Being so Hard on Yourself & Leverage Unconditional Recognition

Self Love: How to Stop Being so Hard on Yourself & Leverage Unconditional Recognition  By Sarah McVanel Have you ever found yourself: Prioritizing someone else over time you set aside for yourself Giving yourself a negative label (e.g., “Control Freak” “Bossy”) Saying meaner things to yourself than you’d ever say to someone else Breaking promises to yourself I get it. I have. In fact, [...]

May 11th, 2021|Categories: Energize and Lead|

It’s Always a Good Time to Put Yourself First

It’s Always a Good Time to Put Yourself First 3 Ways to Prioritize Self-Care When Everyone Needs You By Michelle Cederberg Few would argue with the fact that the ongoing pandemic has made the last 15 months crazy, stressful and uncertain. Our lives have been turned upside down, and we’ve been forced to navigate work and life chasing a covid finish line that keeps [...]

May 10th, 2021|Categories: Energize and Lead|

Simmer Down! Language Hacks to Dial Down Tense Conversations

Simmer Down! Language Hacks to Dial Down Tense Conversations  By Lauren Sergy Of course people are stressed. The demands of work and life leave many of us frazzled at the best of times, and I don’t think anyone would categorize 2020/2021 as “the best of times.” With so much existential angst and chaos, a note of tension is creeping into our words more and [...]

May 9th, 2021|Categories: Energize and Lead|

10 Tips to Power Up your body language on Zoom

10 Tips to Power Up your body language on Zoom  By Carol Kinsey Goman Body language savvy in a virtual meeting can be the key to developing positive business relationships and presenting your ideas with more impact. Here are 10 simple and powerful body language tips that will help you project leadership presence on Zoom: 1. Breathe To calm your nervous system before joining [...]

May 8th, 2021|Categories: Energize and Lead|

Does your family have a succession plan? Tips for maintaining family harmony

Does your family have a succession plan? Tips for maintaining family harmony Harmony across families can be maintained by having multi-generational dialogue. Learn how you can start the conversation with your loved ones.  By Devin St. Louis  |  Advertorial The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many people to think more about their health and wealth — and what the future could look like for the [...]

May 7th, 2021|Categories: Your Dollar|

The Reading Room: June 2021

The Reading Room: June 2021 Discover books you’ll love here! What should you read next? If you have any suggestions of books that we can list, just send your suggestion to imeck@farmmedia.com and tell us why you love this book! Here are a couple of book recommendations that we have for you! If you have met Michelle Cederberg at AWC conferences, [...]

May 6th, 2021|Categories: The Reading Room|

Products we like: June 2021

Products we like: June 2021 From their farm to your spoon - Experience the difference of CanMar Roasted Seeds If you want to fuel your day with Omega-3’s, fibre, lignans and keep your heart healthy and more, check out these great products. Use them in your favorite recipes or check out the recipes in the CanMar website https://canmarfoods.com/  Personally I am [...]

May 5th, 2021|Categories: Products We Like|