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10 Ways You Can Make an Impressive Impact at Work

Even if you already have a job, making sure you have access to the best opportunities means going beyond the usual.

Welcome to the Team!

We want to welcome Sara Winterfeld to the team of recruiters here at Great Plains Consulting! 

National 4-H Week – Inspire Kids to DO!!

In 4‑H, we believe in the power of young people. We see that every child has valuable strengths and real influence to improve the world around us. We are America’s largest youth development organization—empowering nearly six million young people across the U.S. with the skills to lead for a lifetime.

Are you where you WANT to be in your career?

What do you want?
This question is one of my favorite coaching questions for students selecting a major and making a career choice, for new employees trying to figure out how to wend their way through their organization, and for senior executives shaping organization direction.

9/11 ~ We Will NEVER Forget

“Where were you when the world stopped turning, on that September day?”  These are the lyrics from Allan Jackson that we all reminisce on every year on this day….September 11.  

5 Mistakes Successful People Don’t Make

No matter what you want to succeed at in life—your career, a hobby, your personal life—there are a few universal truths that can be applied to the pursuit of success and a few mistakes that can be considered universal barriers to achieving it.

First Day of School……how to help prepare for their FUTURE!!

Many of us sent our kids out the door for the start of another school year this week!  For some of us, we took our last “First Day of School” pictures with our kids that are starting their final year of high school!  Some of these kids are very driven and have a clear cut plan where they want to be next year at this time – what college, what course of study and eventually what career.  Others are still unsure and really have no idea what the future holds for them.  As a parent, how can we help prepare our kids for the next chapter of life?  

Farm 101: The VALUE of a Farmer’s College Degree

A college degree can open up a lot of doors, but it’s not always obvious how that translates on the farm. Is saddling the tremendous cost of university worth it for those planning to return to a family operation?

Make an IMPACT in Your Community

When thinking about what to add to your professional resume, being an ACTIVE part of your community is something that can really stand out to an employer!  In this article “Giving for Good:  Make an impact in your community”, read how something so small can make such a BIG difference!!

People See, People Do

If you are a leader, like it or not, you will replicate yourself. Your followers will adopt your behaviors and habits. If you have a strong personality, they may even mimic your mannerisms without meaning to do so because of the human brain’s mirror system.