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Video: The Strangest Secret – Earl Nightingale

My team and I have been doing some professional development training recently and we've had some really cool curriculum. I wouldn't say that I've learned anything that I haven't heard before, but I think I'm able to absorb a lot of the information better now for some reason. This video is an archive of an old recording by Earl Nightingale from the … [Read more...]

It’s Been a Busy Month at FBN…

It's been a pretty crazy month so far for our FBN crew in the mid-south, we've kicked off our summer clinics and grain marketing seminars across the country and many of us have been running the highways much more than usual in preparation for this launch. Altogether, we will have approximately 177 of these meetings w/ growers. I had the honor of … [Read more...]

Eisenhower’s Quadrant for Time Management…

I've actually seen this a handful of times in the past while attending seminars, training, etc., but I'm not sure that it's ever resonated w/ me as well as it did this past month when our company started doing some time management training through a 3rd party. The "Eisenhower Method" stems from a quote attributed to Dwight D. Eisenhower: "I have … [Read more...]

Newsletter: April 2018 / Planting Edition

Below you will find a copy of my April 2018 Monthly Newsletter that went out to subscribers of The Cotton Club... Hows planting season coming along? In the last 10 days we've seen temperatures ranging from 32° to 80°, flash flooding, hail, tornados, and even a few snow flurries in Northwest Arkansas. Hopefully this isn't an indicator as to what … [Read more...]

New Radio Spot on KBFC in Eastern Arkansas…

This past week we started running a brand-new radio spot on KBFC and KXJK in the Eastern Arkansas listening area to promote Farmers Business Network and Bottorff Ag Services in Lexa. Our primary focus on this first round of spots is to promote our chemical sales. Click on the link below to play our advertisement! … [Read more...]

Successful -vs- Unsuccessful People

I recently ran across this graphic and thought it presented some valid points, some of you may have already seen it since I shared it on my Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter accounts. As I've mentioned before, the reason I blog these days isn't so much for me to exchange ideas w/ others as it is for me to leave thoughts for my son to ponder when he's … [Read more...]

Farmers Business Network at Mid-South Farm & Gin Show!

Update: We will be located in booth #4016 on the mezzanine level during the show. Be sure to stop by and discuss FBN Direct and register for prizes! I just wanted to post a quick note to let everyone know that Farmers Business Network will have a booth at this years Mid-South Farm & Gin Show on March 3-4 in Memphis. At this time I'm not sure … [Read more...]

The 17th Annual Governor’s Cup Startup Competition!

I'm honored to have been asked to judge this years 17th Annual Governor's Cup Startup Competition. I was also a judge in last years competition and we had a blast and heard from a lot of great teams. This year we have received 45 Intents to Compete from 10 universities, and five of those teams will also be competing in the Agriculture … [Read more...]

Join Our Team at Farmers Business Network…

Farmers Business Network is growing, as a result we are looking to add more people to our team to help us carry out our mission. If you are interested in pursuing a career with one of the fastest agricultural / technology startups in the world, click here to view our current list of job openings. Be sure to check back from time to time for updated … [Read more...]

My New Role at Farmers Business Network…

As most of you that follow my blog are already aware, Donna's kidney failure has continued to progress, we are now at 10%. And, as I'm sure most of you that are pretty close to me are already aware, I've been hanging around the house for the better part of the last year or so --not that I'm a huge help around the house or anything, because I'm not, … [Read more...]