It’s easy to sit back and enjoy the fruits of your labour and become comfortable with your current business position. But don’t become too comfortable. Isn’t that why you got into business in the first place? To step away from that zone and challenge your way of thinking?
Farmers from the Hawkes Bay, East Coast, Bay of Plenty and Taupo will have an opportunity in February to meet and learn from inspirational Marlborough farmer Doug Avery, who moved his family farm from ‘beyond reasonable drought’ by making some radical changes to how the farm operated.
A close down period is when an employer closes business operations for a certain length of time, often doing so during off-peak times of the year.
Your staff can often be one of the most valuable assets in your business. By investing in training, and taking the time to develop their skills, you will find that they not only feel valued as team members but it can also improve know how and the ability to adapt in unknown or new situations.