Events

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Jun 28. 7-8 pm. AgChat with Trevor Heck, Syngenta's president
 
Topic: How does understanding perspective (e.g., generational, cultural, gender) accelerate diversity and inclusion in agriculture?
 
An individual’s age, gender, background, experiences, culture etc., shape their approach to any interaction. We’ll discuss how seeking to understand and value each other’s perspective can lead to a positive outcome. 
 
Trevor Heck, Syngenta's president, will chair this session. Leading a staff of 300, and with a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching, he has demonstrated, in words and deeds, to be a strong advocate of leader development and support in agriculture.  Trevor is a strong voice for diversity in the workplace. 
 
Syngenta's ambition is to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture

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May 24. 7-8 pm. AgChat Topic:
Building trust with clients to build relationships that go beyond business
Jonathan Chalmers, CSR/Agronomist at Parrish & Heimbecker, is an experienced representative. He will open up the chat with his perspective on the personal/professional relationship between farmers and company representatives/retail agronomists/grain buyers and others and how trust leads to satisfaction at a personal level.  This topic applies to our personal lives too.  REGISTER NOW

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Apr 26. AgChat  Topic: Do men have a role in the advancement of women in Ag? Why shoud they? Please, think about these questions and bring examples and annecdotes from your own life.

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TAKE A BREAK WITH FARMER CARRIE PLETT'S PIYO LIVE CLASS!

To give us a welcome break from Covid, Carrie will teach a free PIYO LIVE CLASS live on MWAF'S member's Facebook group.

When: Monday, May 3, 2021 - 2:30 - 3:00pm CT

Where: MWAF's member's group, live on facebook

What is PIYO?

PiYo combines the strength training—and body lengthening—aspects of Pilates with the core training and stretching elements of Yoga choreographed to music.

Equipment needed: Yoga mat

Negotiation.  Is that the best you can do?   

Jun 23, noon-1 pm CT

Presenter, Allan Dubyts

Negotiation is one of the most rewarding life skills. Most people can double what they are getting in life, simply by asking more often. That is when they can get past the fear and unsupportive beliefs that hold most people back. And the people who achieve mastery in negotiation skate through life getting about 80% of what they want in a way that seem effortless.

In this one-hour session we will focus on the high leverage steps required to move through the 4 stages to the mastery level. Once you understand the principles all it takes is practice. How far you go is up to you.

This session is delivered through the Manitoba Tourism Education Council

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Courage, Confidence and Resilience: Facing and Embracing Change -  October 5, 2021

Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm 

Presenter, Allan Dubyts

Change is an essential part of life and the source or cause of every one of our problems. When faced with change, we tend to use one of two types of strategies:

  1. avoiding, denial and distractions

  2. facing and embracing

 

This one-hour session is about facing and embracing change. Our situation and our environment are in a state of constant change. Facing change starts with having the Courage to simply see the truth of the situation, to not get caught up in the fear, to not over estimate the negative impact, or underestimate our ability to handle the situation.

Courage enables us to make a decision. Confidence enables us to take action and sustain that action until a level of competence is achieved. Resilience enables us to remain strong, both physically and psychologically in the face of an obstacle, a set-back, or a traumatic event.

This session is delivered through the Manitoba Tourisms Education Council (MTEC)

Registration information will be added closer to the session's date.

Lead with Confidence  Apr 22, 7-8 pm

By Janice Gair, PCC, CPHR, SHRM-SCP eiAdvantage - President        

     

While technical and professional competence is essential in the workplace, emotional intelligence is a better predictor of success. Our environments demand that we manage complex and rapid change and make decisions in a climate of uncertainty.

This webinar will explore:

  • The critical elements that make up self-perception to know yourself and enhance your self- esteem.

  • How to develop essential leadership skills such as assertiveness, problem solving, independence and stress tolerance.

    Participants will leave this session with a greater understanding of emotional intelligence and strategies to enhance key emotional leadership skills.

 

Why you should join a producer peer group

by FCC

Join Denise Filipchuck to learn how producer-lead learning can be your secret weapon to running a better business. Discover how tackling issues together, sharing talents and strengths and going outside your comfort zone can bring clarity and a new perspective to your decision-making.

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2021 MFGA Regenerative Ag Conference 2021 Nov 15-17 

MFGA's 4th Annual Regenerative Ag Conference this November 15-17, 2021 will celebrate Regen Ag Farming in Manitoba, focussing on water, soil health, producer prosperity!