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Arlin Sorensen

I am just a plain old Iowa farm boy who loves technology. Fortunately I have been blessed with a job of putting the two together, living here on the farm and leading our companies in the Heartland family - HTG, HLG, Varvid and HTS Ag. The real fun is the learning shared with peers through HTG Peer Groups.

Peer Power Blog
June 3rd, 2016 | Arlin Sorensen | Peer Power Blog
We’ve been reviewing some of the information around business valuation and legacy. Part of that includes evaluating how you begin planning for your exit from the business.  It will happen someday. This is one of those key areas that has to be thought of from a legacy mindset.  To - Read More
 
May 27th, 2016 | Arlin Sorensen | Peer Power Blog
This is the second post in a series on making sure your legacy is in place financially. Part of planning and preparation means being ready for the unexpected. There are four D’s that can drastically reduce the value of a company.  It is true for a sole owner, but obviously the - Read More
 
May 26th, 2016 | Arlin Sorensen | Peer Power Blog
This week we have been sharing tips from the talented HTG team members who perform their roles from home. They share their best ideas around how to be productive when working remotely from home. Thoughtfully set up your physical workspace. It’s not “working from home.” It’s - Read More
 
May 26th, 2016 | Arlin Sorensen | Peer Power Blog
This week we have been sharing tips from the talented HTG team members who perform their roles from home.  They share their best ideas around how to be productive when working remotely from home. Thoughtfully set up your physical workspace. It’s not “working from home.” - Read More
 
May 25th, 2016 | Arlin Sorensen | Peer Power Blog
This week we are sharing tips from the talented HTG team members who perform their roles from home.  They share their best ideas around how to be productive when working remotely from home.   Learn and use the right tools. Individual, team and company-wide work benefits from better - Read More
 
May 24th, 2016 | Arlin Sorensen | Peer Power Blog
This week we are sharing tips from the talented HTG team members who perform their roles from home.  They share their best ideas around how to be productive when working remotely from home. All work and no play… Know when to stop. It’s important to be able to walk away from the - Read More
 
May 23rd, 2016 | Arlin Sorensen | Peer Power Blog
The HTG team is mostly remote.  While a third of HTG team members work from the Harlan office on the TechnoFarm in Iowa, the rest are scattered across Omaha, Atlanta, Clarinda, Chicago, Ohio, and Sydney, Australia.  Who better to ask for productivity tips on working from home than those - Read More
 
May 19th, 2016 | Arlin Sorensen | Peer Power Blog
This is the second post in a series on making sure your legacy is in place financially. Part of planning and preparation means being ready for the unexpected. There are four D’s that can drastically reduce the value of a company.  It is true for a sole owner, but obviously the - Read More
 
May 19th, 2016 | Arlin Sorensen | Peer Power Blog
In the April HTGWAY, I talked about two legacies that we’ll leave as business owners – a personal legacy and a business legacy.  Both are critical and obviously related.  But let’s focus on the reality of how most of us view our business in regard to provide a - Read More
 
May 13th, 2016 | Arlin Sorensen | Peer Power Blog
I often am asked why I believe so strongly in helping people create a LifePlanTM for their lives.  The answer is quite simple.  Time is our most precious resource.  We live in a world where there are far more demands on our time than we can possibly fulfill.  Our tendency is to - Read More
 

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