Thursday , 19 October 2017

Tag Archives: Industry

Letting Staff Go With Truthfulness and Compassion

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As an employer, one of the hardest things you will ever do is let your staff go, and there is no easy way to do it. The reason it is so difficult, even when you have good commercial reasons to do so, is because you are making a decision that deeply affects another person’s life. Even if you are terminating ... Read More »

An Affirmation For Simplicity

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An Affirmation For Simplicity I embrace the virtue of simplicity into my every day. I find joy in the simple things and take time to reflect on the abundance and beauty in my life. I enjoy each moment. I create space in my life for reflection and deep contemplation. I am free from the need to clutter my life. I seek ... Read More »

Corporate Social Responsibility: Not Just For The Big Guys

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Corporate Social Responsibility That’s just for big national and multinational companies isn’t it? Actually no. Much has been written on the topic – some pointing out the negatives and some the positives. A range of economic theories and sociological double speak. This blog isn’t meant to be a treatise on Corporate Social Responsibility (or CSR), but is more about how ... Read More »

Humanity In Farming


The relevance of human touch in farming While the words human touch and farming are not normally found within the same sentence I consider that these two notions are in fact synonymous with each other. Here in New Zealand the human touch applies to everyday farming practices, it is the underlying factor in the amount of coin to ultimately line ... Read More »

Economic Rationalism


Michael Pusey is a Professor of Sociology at the University of New South Wales and Macquarie University. In the early 1990s Michael Puseys’ book on Economic Rationalism in Canberra started a national debate on economic rationalism and brought the term into public usage. It showed how Canberra had been taken over by ‘economic rationalists’ and warned of the economic and ... Read More »

Even Small Farmers Are A Cog In The Global Economy


When we bought our farm almost a year ago, in actual fact the state of the global economy was something my husband and I had to consider. I wanted to buy a farm because I’ve always been a farm girl. Even as a kid I was always actively involved in land-based activities from chores, to mustering to riding horses.  Despite ... Read More »

A Message and Invitation To Entrepreneurial Rural Women

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The rural revolution is upon us – it is up to US to make the changes that need to be made. We cannot wait for others to do it for us – it is our responsibility to be brave and lead the charge to change our ways. If we are to really impact the world, in the way our hearts ... Read More »

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