Entries by Kim Gerencser

New Tech and its ROI

“It wasn’t until 1954 that tractors finally outnumbered horses on prairie farms.” I learned this interesting factoid from Steve Leibel from FCC’s Management Software division when he spoke to our local CAFA chapter in Regina earlier this spring. The presentation was on technology, not economics, so we didn’t examine why it took so long. Maybe […]

The Blindside

No not the Hollywood movie, but the way prairie farmers have been blindsided by these late spring frosts. I haven’t done the research, but it’s fair to say that we’d be hard pressed to recall a year when we’ve had such a string of days where the daily low temperatures are well below freezing. Word […]

Getting It Done

Alan Weiss is my mentor’s mentor, so naturally I subscribe to Alan’s work. One of Alan’s recent newsletters contained a short piece about The Human Condition: Procrastinating. Let’s be honest, we’re all guilty of it at some point. Alan writes, “We procrastinate out of sloth (I don’t want to get up); out of fear (what […]