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Management-intensive Grazing – A Book Review

In Book Reviews, Management, Pasture & Livestock, Stockman Grass Farmer by James1 Comment

Anyone who is in the grazing game has likely come across the term “Management Intensive Grazing.” The term was coined by Jim Gerrish who spent nearly thirty years working at the University of Missouri Forage Systems Research Center along with operating his own farm and ranch. What he learned over his multi-decade research he has incorporated into his book. As …

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The Law of Success in 16 Lessons – A Book Review

In Book Reviews, Management by James5 Comments

Where did the personal success genre originate? Who set the stage for Tony Robbins, Steven Covey, Dale Carnegie, and the countless other authors and speakers that have helped people to better themselves and realize their dreams? The man is Napolean Hill. Born in 1883 in a small town in Virginia, Hill began his journey as the father of the personal …

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Money: Master the Game – A Book Review

In Book Reviews, Management by James4 Comments

Are you familiar with the terms: index funds, mutual funds, annuities, portfolio allocation, fiduciary, and living trust? I wasn’t, until I read Money: Master The Game -7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom, the first book Tony Robbins has written in nearly two decades – and the first Tony Robbins book I’ve ever read. I’ve always known Tony as the giant  infomercial guy but …

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The Five Most Important Questions You Will Ever Ask About Your Organization – A Book Review

In Book Reviews, BUSINESS PLANNING, Land & Money, Management, Uncategorized by James2 Comments

What are the essential questions all business owners must have answers to in order to be successful? According to business legend Peter Drucker there are five of them. In The Five Most Important Questions You Will Ever Ask About Your Organization Peter Drucker reveals his thoughts on what these questions are, and how to address them, with additional commentary by …

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Getting Things Done – A Book Review

In Book Reviews, Management by James4 Comments

One of the primary reasons I started this website was accountability. If I declared to myself and the people in my life that “I Want to Farm” and dedicated a website to keeping track of my process and nothing happened then it would become very clear that it wasn’t the right choice and the people in my life who cared …

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Holistic Management – A Book Review

In Book Reviews, Management by James7 Comments

It’s been nearly a month since my last book review, and for good reason. This book took time to read. But it was well worth it. Holistic Management: A New Framework for Decision Making by Allan Savory is perhaps the most important book written in terms of saving the planet from desertification and environmental damage in addition to feeding the …