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Do You Feel the Wheels are Falling Off Your Wagon? Posted on Oct 31, 2018

Do you feel like the wheels are starting to fall off your wagon? It’s getting close to the end of the year and I wanted to check in with you. How has 2018 been for you, the...

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Succession – How to start the conversation Posted on Aug 07, 2018

The topic of succession is one that evokes many feelings.

For some, there may be excitement at the opportunity to step up, have more ownership and take on more responsibility. For others, there may...

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Aspiring to greatness: 7 skills for effective leadership Posted on Jul 25, 2018

People play a large part in the success of any business, no matter the size.

You might be the manager of a large farming enterprise, or the operator of a small family business. Either way, at some...

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The key to happiness Posted on Jul 23, 2018

If you were to invest in your best future self, where would you put your time and energy?

Would it be better diet and exercise, focusing on making a little more money, or stopping to smell the...

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ABDI Featured in Meat & Livestock Australia’s Feedback Magazine Posted on Apr 26, 2018

There’s more to running a successful agri-business than maximising your production, or even knowing your financials.

That’s why ABDI runs business management programs for agricultural...

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Tackling business issues head on – producers seeing results Posted on Apr 23, 2018

Participants in the Agri-Business Management Program (presented by ABDI and supported by DAF, MLA and AgForce) are focussing on taking their businesses to another level, after setting in...

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Participants implementing ‘business best practice’ in their agri-businesses Posted on Jan 28, 2018

Could you create an agri-business that is more Professional and Focussed, is easier to run … and is designed to meet your needs around Profitability and Work/life/family balance?


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“The enemy of a great life is a good life” Posted on Oct 08, 2017

“The enemy of a great life is a good life”.

We went to a seminar last weekend – around mindset and attitudes towards success – where the presenter used this quote. I had...

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Making 2017 more focussed and profitable – 3x Tips for Christmas-New Year Posted on Dec 22, 2016

We’re in the Final Countdown – 2 sleeps to go to Christmas!

Now we start the classic Christmas-New Year challenge. This time of year can either be relaxing and rejuvenating, or...

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CEO Mentoring Program – Mentor Bio: Gordon Stone Posted on Nov 22, 2016

“Who’s who in the ABDI CEO Mentoring Program”

As part of this week’s “Who’s who in the ABDI CEO Mentoring Program”, we wanted you to get to know a few of...

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Beef CEO Mentoring Program paying dividends for participants Posted on Nov 21, 2016

The Beef CEO Mentoring Program is already proving its worth to participant enterprises – and things are only just getting started.

“Already the progress of some participants is...

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Beef CEO Mentoring Program off to a great start! Posted on Oct 17, 2016

The first Beef CEO Mentoring Program 2-day workshop event was held last week (13-14 October) in Brisbane – and what a resounding success!

Key program presenters and mentors Gordon...

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