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Agrimarketing : January-Febuary 2010
BREAKOUT SESSIONS Managing Challenges for Success Whether it's managing time, crisis situations, staff or your own career, management is always happening. The leaders of these sessions are experienced and prepared to tackle your toughest management challenges. Examine management on both micro and macro levels and take away tactics you can use immediately. 20 years of professional commun- ications experience, Cindy was well-prepared to lead this successful effort. By sharing her insights and experience, you'll be better prepared to develop a strategic response and implement the appropriate tactics should an unexpected crisis hit you. Cindy Cunningham Assistant Vice President of Communications National Pork Board Put the "High Touch" Back in Your "High-Tech" World It's happened to all of us. You're in an important meeting, across from a client, customer or your co-worker, but you just can't seem to make a connection. You're not making progress and you both feel frustrated. Now what? Paul Adams would have you conduct a quick and simple inventory of social styles that can help you improve your understanding of others' work and communication styles and to read those tricky non-verbal cues. Paul began his career in his family's general store in Southwest City, Missouri, and now, after a 20-year career at Fleming Foods, provides sales and management education and consulting to national and international companies both in and outside the food industry. Stop hiding behind e-mail. Learn a few easy tips that can help you become a pro at face-to-face communications with anyone! Paul Adams President Paul Adams & Associates Getting Down to the Business of Ideas Ideas are the lifeblood of every suc- cessful business. To be competitive, organizations need all employees to think creatively and productively. . . about new ways to improve products and services, about new offerings, about how to work as efficiently as possible. Now, Glenn Karwoski is sharing his classroom-tested approach to teaching creativity and generating more and better ideas. By taking part in these highly focused, creative exercises, you'll learn proven ways to tap your own creativity and help colleagues tap theirs. Glenn is the Founder and Managing Director of The Business of Ideas, an innovation and creativity consultancy based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and part of the Omnicom network of agencies. He has worked with a variety of organizations to help generate actionable ideas and to develop employee training focusing on innovation in the workplace. Some of his clients include Pfizer Animal Health, Syngenta, and Target. Glenn Karwoski Founder/Managing Director The Business of Ideas Managing the Generation Gap Is the generation gap growing? A recent study by the Pew Research Center indicates it may be and cites a range of issues as evidence, from managing technology to lifestyles and manners. So, how does this play out in the workplace? Eric Spell, President of AgCareers.com, draws on his extensive background in training, recruiting and consulting to help illustrate the challenges these differences may cause...and shares the approaches---both good and bad---your colleagues across the country are using to navigate the divide. From his boyhood on a North Carolina row crop farm to his nearly 20 years spent building the industry's top online career and recruiting site, Eric has always had a lifelong passion for agriculture. Eric Spell President AgCareers.com H1N1 & the Pork Industry: A Case Study in Managing Crisis Communications Whether accurate or erroneous, a reported crisis can have immediate and far-reaching effects on your business. Is your team ready to respond? Cindy Cunningham, Assistant Vice President of Communications for the National Pork Board, shares how the Pork Industry's H1N1 Response Team developed and implemented their emergency response plan. With her farm background, ag journalism education and more than Sponsored by FMC Agricultural Products, Mosaic and National Cotton Council January/February 2010 Agri Marketing 43
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