Any farming operation that's seen a degree of growth over the years is familiar with the addition of more people. And whether it's more family members joining in to help or more hired hands, inevitably there will be miscommunications, disagreements or interpersonal strife of some sort along the road. As a farm leader, you're not only going to have to deal with all the regular challenges and issues farming brings, but you'll have to sort out more people problems as well.
People problems can not be awfully complex, and dealing with them can take up a lot of your time and energy. Water Street Solutions Account Manager Jason Ladman says that alleviating people problems and inspiring the cooperation and commitment of others on the farm begins with gaining a better understanding of yourself and others. He recently spoke with KRVN's Dewey Nelson on just this topic. You can listen to the interview below: