Jan 5, 2022

How to Manage During a Nationwide Labor Shortage

Here are some key strategies to help retain and recruit employees in 2022

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Oct 1, 2021

Cooperate or Compete: Why Not Both?

Allying with a rival may help both survive into the future

Sep 30, 2021

Addressing Combustible Dust Hazards

Why it's important to understand how the dust explosion pentagon interacts

Aug 1, 2021

Establishing a New Hybrid Work Year

With or without a pandemic, employees are demanding a work-from-home option

Jun 1, 2021

Controlling a Fire Scene

Make sure you have a plan for grain fires or explosions before they happen

Jun 1, 2021

How to Improve Your Company Culture and Climate

Mastering the informal organization of employees can lead to better performance

Mar 29, 2021

Where's the Best Place to Get Advice?

Cultivate a large, diverse network by being deliberate and expansive

Mar 29, 2021

Don't Ignore This Safety Procedure

Prevent most engulfments, electrocutions and entanglements with one safety practice

Mar 29, 2021

It's Time! Stand Up for Grain Safety Week

Mach 29-April 2 -- Join the effort to raise awareness of grain handling and storage hazards

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Feb 2, 2021

The Credit Call

What are the pros and cons of offering your customers credit?

Jan 1, 2021

The New Reality of a Remote Workforce

With more employees working from home, it's time for new management practices

Sep 22, 2020

Making Decisions in a Radically Uncertain World

Management exercises and tools can help when navigating uncertain times

Sep 17, 2020

How to Use Surveys to Enhance Your Business

Harvested data provides a competitive edge

Jul 28, 2020

Who's Stressed Out?

Strategies for dealing with the strain, pressure and worries of being a manager

May 28, 2020

How to Judge Your Facility's Performance

Information to help guide decisions and prepare for strategic moves

May 28, 2020

Startling Grain Entrapment Statistics Revealed

NGFA: Let’s work together to reverse this climbing trend

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Mar 31, 2020

Tips for Focus in a World of Distractions

Avoiding distractions may help you feel less busy, improving stress management and productivity

Mar 31, 2020

It's Time to "Stand Up for Grain Safety Week"

A weeklong outreach event is planned for April 13-17

Feb 4, 2020

Employee Mental Health

Knowing how to help employees with mental health issues and difficult life events can prevent tragedy

Dec 19, 2019

Managing Risk During Turbulent Times

A deeper look at the first two steps in handling uncertainty

Sep 30, 2019

Internal Communication: Singing off the Same Sheet Music

How to sharpen your approach to communicating inside your organization

Sep 5, 2019

How to Differentiate Bosses

Becoming a good boss involves much more than giving orders

Jun 28, 2019

Should I Lease or Should I Buy?

Break down the pros and cons of both options before any big purchase

Feb 19, 2019

To Your Health: Safety& Health Management

Best practices and new innovations help keep employees safe on the job

Jan 18, 2019

Managing Change in Uncertain Times

Change is inevitable — here's how to plan for it

Oct 16, 2018

Managing Disappointed Employees

What to say to an employee who’s been passed up for a new job or promotion

Jul 25, 2018

Attitude, Habits, the Mind of a Champion - Winning in Your Business

Achieving success starts by changing our behaviors and mindsets

May 30, 2018

Succession Planning — Where Do We Go from Here and How Do We Get There?

Transferring to a new generation is one of the most important business processes

May 7, 2018

How Social Media Marketing Can Boost Your Business

Make better choices by understanding the platforms involved

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Marketwatch: Jan, 21

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low: 5.9282
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