Fair Weather Flying

by Water Street Solutions June 11, 2012

FarmFuturesLogoNEW (2)It's amazing the similarities between pilots and market advisors.  Either job takes training and the ability to act under stress.  With the markets that we've seen in recent years, it's the equivalent of flying through bad storms.  Today Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions, in his post on www.farmfutures.com, talks about how to make sure you have the right one in the cockpit.  Read the post HERE.

The Condition of this Year's Crop

by Water Street Solutions June 5, 2012

dFrye64May12During this time of year, it's easy to get caught with a bad case of backyard syndrome.  We think that the total crop probably looks like ours.  That can be dangerous if we're pricing grain at this point, or putting that off because of our bullish attitude.  Today Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions talks with Dewey Nelson of KRVN about what factors to watch and the possibilities for this crop.  The Condition of this Years Crop June 5 2012 Frye AUDIO

For the text of the interview, click here: The Condition of this Year's Crop

Creating a Corporate Culture

by Water Street Solutions June 4, 2012

FarmFuturesLogoNEW (2)What is it like to work on your farm?  Think about the environment that you have for employees.  It's your very own corporate culture, and you have the opportunity to craft this purposefully as you grow your farm.  Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions, has some things you need to consider in this week's Finance First post on www.farmfutures.com  Read it HERE.

Misplaced Optimism

by Water Street Solutions May 29, 2012

FarmFuturesLogoNEW (2)What has you optimistic this year?  It's got to be something - because farming and total pessimism just don't go together.  So are you expecting great yields?  How about the kind of prices we experienced last year?  Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions writes about this in Finance First on www.farmfutures.com.  He cautions that we typically don't get both great yields and great prices in one year - and it's a good business decision to consider what you'll do.  Read the post here.  

Where Are You Paying Baggage Fees?

by Water Street Solutions May 29, 2012

dFrye64May12With experience comes wisdom.  But there's a difference between wisdom and the fear of repeating mistakes.  Sometimes those kinds of fears can cost us in future relationships.  Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions talks about this today with Dewey Nelson from KRVNBaggage Fees Frye AUDIO

For the text of the interview, click here: Where Are You Paying Baggage Fees?

Successful Farmers Strive for Constant Improvement

by Heather Lauf May 25, 2012

ILAgrinews_2012_May_Successful farmers strive for constant improvementWhat practices differentiate the best farmers from the rest? This month in Money News in the Illinois AgriNews, Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions, explores the concepts of personal accountability and seeking constant improvement as ways to create a new mindset for success in your farming business.

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Who Should We Listen To?

by Water Street Solutions May 22, 2012

dHeffta64Sometimes we spend a lot of time gathering information to make a decision, and then we never actually get that decision made.  It could be because we never stop gathering information.  Dean Heffta, Senior Director of Development for Water Street Solutions talks about that today with Dewey Nelson from KRVNWho Should We Listen To Heffta AUDIO

For the text of the interview, click here: Who Should We Listen To?

You Pay Baggage Fees Even Without Booking an Airline Trip

by Water Street Solutions May 22, 2012

FarmFuturesLogoNEW (2)"I'm not going to make that mistake again."  Well, that's usually wise to learn from our mistakes.  But we need to think about when our past mistakes have turned into nothing more than baggage.  Sometimes instead of learning from them, we're making them work against us by missing an opportunity, by closing up, by not considering a new idea.  Today Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions talks about the cost of our baggage in his post on www.farmfutures.com.  You can read it HERE.

Core Values: The Heart of Every Successful Business

by Water Street Solutions May 17, 2012

ffu01 thumbnailOne of the important parts of how we operate at Water Street Solutions has to do with the core values we have identified.  We've started sharing the story of our core values and why we've found them to be important - with our clients when they come to events at our office.  And this month Farm Futures magazine wrote an article about that.  You can read it HERE.  It's on the cover, plus pages 14-17.

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