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How to Give an Annual Performance Review (If You Must)

<i>Dear Annie: I just had to give year-end performance evaluations to each of my 16 team members, and I feel like the whole exercise was a total waste</i> …

Falling prices, borrowing binge doom Midwest ‘go-go farmers’

Some farmers loaded up on easy credit when grain prices were high - and kept borrowing after they crashed. Now debt and delinquencies are rising fast, raising fears of broader turmoil in U.S. agriculture.

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Pilgrim’s Pride cited for “dangerous ammonia release” at Waco plant

<b>WACO, Texas (KWTX)</b> Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation faces $122,000 in fines for what the OSHA described Wednesday as a “dangerous ammonia release” at the …

Anhydrous Ammonia Safety Course Launched

Fertilizer Canada and the Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers (CAAR) launched a new online anhydrous ammonia safety course for farmers in …

7 Powerful Phrases Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Use Daily

EQ is just as important as IQ, and it all starts with these communication tips.<p>Emotional intelligence may be labeled a "soft skill" -- but to be a leader in today's workplace, it's just as vital as any technical wizardry or IQ.<p>Emotional intelligence, or EI, refers to the ability to know oneself as …

Almost All Managers Have at Least One Career-Limiting Habit

Rick’s boss thinks Rick is both brilliant and a tyrant. He recently told Rick he is not on the succession plan to become the next CEO because his volatile temper could destroy the company. Ultimately, Rick retired early and angry, toggling between resentment and self-recrimination at failing to …

Want to Win People's Trust? This TEDx Speaker Says Do This 1 Thing

Want to build trust faster with anyone you meet? You only need to do this.<p>I've met people from all walks of life. People on the top of the hill, to those at the bottom of the trenches. With unimaginable wealth to the poorest of poor. Some are out for themselves while others give back.<p>From my …

12 Habits of Horrible Leaders and How to Break Them

Leadership isn't a dictatorship. If you want your employees to go the distance for you, avoid these 12 destructive behaviors at all costs.<p>In leadership, everything you do counts. All eyes are on you, even when you aren't there. Employees feel your presence throughout the day because you set the …