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Are “FAIR” and “EQUAL” the same thing?

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When the topic of fairness comes up in family conversations so do statements like these……

“We are trying to please everyone and it is just not working out, it is actually getting more difficult”

“As the non-farming daughter, I am being overlooked and the boys are getting everything, it’s just not fair”

“Dad wants to divide it all up equally, I have been here 20 years, what’s that worth?”

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“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone”

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This is perhaps my favourite quote. It is at the edge of your comfort zone that change is most likely to occur. Being in this zone is much more exciting when we have proactively “chosen” it but often we find ourselves there as a result of reactive “fight or flight” mode…

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Exciting new property mapping tool

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The NRM Spacial Hub initiative have released a simple, secure online tool for mapping, planning and analysis. The NRM Spacial Hub in an online property planning and information system (OPPIS) that goes beyond any other technology available today. Turning Big Data into Better Decisions…

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What IT is…

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One of the questions I often get at workshops is, “How many of the people who go to the Ranching For Profit School are actually doing it?” It’s a reasonable question, but it depends on what IT is.

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7 common pitfalls of corporate broad acre agriculture

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The corporate world brings to agriculture its own set of challenges! Done correctly it has the potential to be very rewarding and profitable. In this article RCS senior consultant Matt Barton explores what he sees as the 7 key pitfalls, complexities, myths, burdens, risks and challenges to maximising long term profitability in the corporate world.

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David McLean at Rangeland Bull Sale

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On Friday 11th September, David McLean, General Manager of RCS, is presenting at the 2015 Rangeland Bull Sale hosted by Steve and Esmae Taylor, Kate and Pete Moloney, Amy and Kenton Peart. David will cover some of the content from his well received Beef 2015 seminar.