Trish Rankin

The past year And the winner of the 2019 Dairy Woman of the Year is Trish Rankin. Mike Cronin (Fonterra) blew me away when he said that. You see, I’d settled in to enjoy my night with my sister, kicked off my shoes and had a wine or two with the team from Kellogg/Nuffield and …

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The Voice

Stepping Up Does your team have a Voice to listen too? “Leaders need to listen” is an often-coined phrase. My experience is that it is difficult to listen when team members are not speaking. Perhaps leadership is more about creating an environment where individuals have a voice? It is inspiring what ideas are spoken in …

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The safe zone

The Safe Zone While it may seem entirely logical and in the spirit of a great family environment, what day, time or location is it really comfortable to ask the question of your brother, sister, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, father, mother, father-in-law, mother-in-law, spouse, son or daughter “so what is it that you want from life, what …

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