September 29th, 2010 | post a comment
Over the past 30 years dramatic changes have altered the agricultural landscape both here and around the world. Since 1981 we have lost over 750,000 family farms and half of those that are left augment their income from off farm sources. There is less diversity in our farming (just look a the mile after mile […]
September 22nd, 2010 | post a comment
With the state of the economy in uncertainty and the unfolding environmental dilemma knocking on our door, what type of leadership will help companies make the best decisions for themselves and everyone impacted by their choices? Find out about research on the evolution of the brain of leaders and a radical idea for a new […]
September 15th, 2010 | post a comment
This week we’re examining how businesses can expand and stay strong even in rough economic times through the cooperative model. In time of diminished trust in remote corporate and financial institutions, co-ops provide a model for how to increase the level of trust in every level of business relations. From consumers knowing that their dollars […]
September 8th, 2010 | 2 comments
There’s an old saying that an informed consumer is a dangerous consumer. On this week’s program we talk about the payday loan industry and some of the issues with practices by some of its operators. As we found out, each state regulates payday loan companies differently. The first place for you to understand how this […]
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