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Urban Agriculture Listening Sessions

Brad Gaolach ·
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) recently posted a notice that they are taking stakeholder input to help inform and set priorities for $40 million of grant funding for research, education and extension around urban agriculture, indoor agriculture and emerging agriculture. To respond to NIFA with aggregated and organized comments, the Western Center for Metropolitan Extension and Research (WCMER), National Urban Extension Leaders (NUEL), and a number of local Farm Bureau...
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Re: Urban Agriculture Listening Sessions

Aaron Weibe ·
@Brad Gaolach - feel free to add those individual events to the Learn calendar too. Thanks for sharing!
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Re: Urban Agriculture Listening Sessions

Brad Gaolach ·
I posted the wrong registration link for this session, sorry. The correct one is below https://msu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUldOqrqjgrHtUuyo1zmS1KAiwyvUQFk7NF
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Re: Urban Agriculture Listening Sessions

Aaron Weibe ·
Brad - I'm going to update with the correct link for you. FYA - you can edit an event under "Post" and "Manage Event."
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Re: Urban Agriculture Listening Sessions

gaye ·
Hello, I received the email below 4 times this morning. The event I am interested in is “How to make an engaging webinar”. I took part in the first one, missed the second one, and had trouble connecting to the third. Now I need instruction on how to find the recordings of those on your site…because i spent time looking but could not find them. Thank you, Gaye Torjusen > On May 19, 2020, at 11:18 AM, eXtension Foundation < alerts@crowdstack.com > wrote: >
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Re: Urban Agriculture Listening Sessions

Molly Immendorf ·
Hi Gaye, the summaries and recordings of the two How to Host Engaging Webinars are here: https://connect.extension.org/...-basics-and-advanced
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Is It YOUR Story To Tell?

Karl Bradley ·
In a meeting a few years ago we were discussing the aspects of what we did that might be interesting to the general public. Pretty quickly it was suggested that we have a "rumor mill" button on our website. A little "behind the curtain" of what was going on. While this would probably peak visitors curiosity, the message it would send about our organization could be damaging. Is it your story to tell? Gossiping is one of, if not the most destructive actions anyone can take on another person.
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Re: Speak Clearly, Listen Carefully

Aaron Weibe ·
Automated message: Thanks for sharing this event! If you can, please remember to update this listing after your event with a link to the recording. You can do that by coming back to your event here in Connect Extension, clicking "Manage Event" and then "Edit Event." From there, I suggest adding the words "Recording Available Here" to the top of your event and linking out to the recording. Example: Recording Available Here Thanks for helping us make this an awesome archive of resources for...
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Speak Clearly, Listen Carefully

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Resolutions!

Karl Bradley ·
At this time our thoughts are often thrust into pondering meaningful ways to focus the upcoming year. We are bombarded with things others feel we should “value” but these decisions should be personal. A couple of years ago I shared my New Year’s resolutions with my wife & she in turn shared hers. At the top of her list was having more patience but the one that sticks in my mind is this… “I will love myself…..after I lose 5 pounds!” 🤣 Too funny, but telling at the same time. We often...
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Need more empathy?

Karl Bradley ·
Psychology Today says Empathy is... "...the ability to recognize, understand, and share the thoughts and feelings of another person, animal, or fictional character. Developing empathy is crucial for establishing relationships and behaving compassionately. It involves experiencing another person’s point of view, rather than just one’s own, and enables prosocial or helping behaviors that come from within, rather than being forced." We all connect with the concept of empathy in a different way.
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Searching for L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P.

Karl Bradley ·
Have you ever Googled "leadership"? The other day I got 2.5 Billion search results in under half a second. That might indicate I've got to get a whole lot better at searching for content on the internet. It also means the real messages of leadership can get buried in all that great information. Here are a few qualities (as verbs) that might resonate with you. L – Listening E – Empathizing A – Acting with awareness D – Dedicating time for others E – Encouraging R – Removing doubts S – Serving...
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Are you ready?

Karl Bradley ·
Life isn’t happening to you it’s happening for you. Are you ready to lean into all the opportunities life brings? When was the last day you felt at your best? What does it mean to be ready ? When you're ready you feel prepared. You feel rested. To be the best we can be, it takes caring for our mental, physical, spiritual and emotional states. Taking care of what it means to be human. When we fail to prepare we're preparing to fail. To be the best we can be means helping others be the best...
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Top 10 Heavy Hitters

Karl Bradley ·
The entire culture of our organizations can be summed up in this statement; what is rewarded is repeated . For your consideration (during MLB playoff time!)...here's a list of some heavy hitters to encourage & support with your leadership behavior! 1. Earn people's trust ; provide evidence every day of how you are trustworthy 2. Understand everyone has a life; work & life aren't separate, work is a part of a meaningful life 3. Listen , then act; diverse viewpoints are healthier, more...
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Re: Top 10 Heavy Hitters

Jeffery A Young ·
Thanks Karl. I appreciate the importance of focusing our leadership outward - helping others - instead of only on what's best for the leader.
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