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Welcome to the home of the Modern Farm Business® podcast, hosted weekly by Dean Heffta. Modern Farm Business translates proven methods and best practices from the business arena to today's modern farm leadership environment. We'll be learning from forward-thinking experts and discovering how to apply time-tested techniques to make real improvements on the farm.

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Oct 4, 2018

People are happy to avoid tension whenever possible, but opposition is actually very healthy to face. Opposition creates that tension when we are forced to adapt and think. Rather than shying away, we should seek to *increase our comfort* with discomfort.


Aug 23, 2018

ABOUT OUR GUEST:
Mark Sanborn, CSP, CPAE, is president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea studio dedicated to developing leaders in business and in life. Mark is an international bestselling author and noted expert on leadership, team building, customer service and change. In addition to his work as a...


Aug 16, 2018

The world is continually changing. If we don't evolve and learn with it, we might one day find that many of the things we know to be true...no longer are. Dean Heffta suggests challenging our established notions and beliefs in order to grow as a leader.


Jun 21, 2018

In many conversations about developing leadership there is an important element that is frequently missed—the role of the follower. For organizations to truly have a thriving leadership culture, there has to also be thriving "followership." Today we’re digging in to this rarely discussed component which is so...


May 24, 2018

Dr. David Kohl is Professor Emeritus of Agriculture & Applied Economics at Virginia Tech and part owner of Homestead Creamery, a value-added dairy business in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Dr. Kohl has spent the latter part of his career travelling 9M+ miles conducting financial/business workshops & seminars. This week he...