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NC State Extension

2021 Webinar Series

EFM Webinar Series: Tuesdays, Jan 12 – Feb 2 at 9 a.m. (EST)

Cost: $30 per webinar or $100 for all four.


January 12, 2021: Transforming Your Business on the Fly (Greg Hopper)

Change has never been more prevalent, persistent, or powerful. Einstein is quoted as saying “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results is insanity.” Today, doing the same thing over and over again and expecting the SAME results is insanity! What worked before – sometime things that worked for years – is no longer enough. This webinar will talk about a model of “dual transformation”: adapting your current business to deal with change, as well as creating a new source of customer value.


January 19, 2021: Managing Cash for Exploration? (Scott Mickey)

Working capital availability is critical in today’s volatile and uncertain ag economy. Learn how to increase working capital in three areas: earnings, liabilities and assets. Take away strategies and ratios to use and monitor the business’s working capital position throughout the year.


January 26, 2021: Who’s leading the Exploration? Family Succession Issues (David Mayo)

Family businesses and family farms in particular  have real and measurable advantages over non-family operators, but even with family business advantages few operations survive generational transfers. This session will discuss the importance of family business succession planning, leadership and successor development, and the current state of small business and farm succession. The session will also offer practical tips for successor development at various stages of ownership and control transfer.


February 2, 2021: Tackling Sticky Conversations with ONE Simple Adjustment (Sharon Justice)

Are you Avoiding a Sticky Conversation? We all encounter sticky conversations at work and at home. They are sticky because opinions differ, outcomes matter and emotions run high. Discover how this one simple adjustment can make that sticky conversation more manageable and a lot less unpleasant. By making this one adjustment you will be prepared to explore and exploit.


Registration opens soon.