Risk

Risk can be defined in many ways but in its most simple definition it is ultimately a range of various possibilities or possible outcomes.

Some of which we can influence and many we can not.

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Brett MacNeil
Be Skeptical As You Listen

BE SKEPTICAL AS YOU LISTEN,  BE SKEPTICAL BECAUSE MOST OF WHAT YOU HEAR IS NOT TRUE.  WHEN YOU LISTEN,  YOU NOT ONLY HEAR BUT BEGIN TO FEEL AND ALSO TO UNDERSTAND.  THE TRUTH DOES NOT COME WITH WORDS, IT IS SILENT… SILENT KNOWLEDGE.  THE TRUTH LIES WITHIN, SO BE SKEPTICAL OF WHAT YOU HEAR WHEN YOU LISTEN.

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Brett MacNeil
Technology and Agriculture

Technology and agriculture are normally not thought of in the same breath by people outside the farming sector, but a deeper look shows how much farmers heavily use technology and those without it are in danger of obsolescence.

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Brett MacNeil
Customer vs. Client

Many organizations use the two terms CUSTOMER & CLIENT interchangeably – essentially anyone who is or might purchase goods or services from them. At Scythe & Spade, we have both Customers and Clients and they are distinctly different. Hence, we label them and regularly and actively differentiate between them. 

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Brett MacNeil
American Agriculture

Even though the US has only 6% of the world’s population, it has approximately 20% of the world’s arable land. Furthermore, the productivity of US land is stupendous. Fifty years ago, 10 tons of tomatoes per acre was good; today 50 tons is more the norm.

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Brett MacNeil
Support vs. Agreement

Healthy debate with the Client’s best interests in mind results in greater value by harnessing the collective genius of the Team through an environment in which great ideas can thrive.

But when that conflict threatens the Teams peak performance, we always refer to our Core Values to help drive our behaviors.

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Brett MacNeil