The truth at any cost lowers all other costs
I had only 24 hours in the day, but 35 hours’ worth of issues coming at me each day that required decisions on my part. What I needed from my staff was for them to buy me time on my schedule, freeing up white space so I could focus on strategic thinking and managing critical relationships. And more than any one person, my Chief of Staff kept me constantly focused on spending my time where it counted most so that I wasn’t the limiting factor in pushing our organization forward.
Data linking GMOs and pesticides to human health ailments continues to emerge, as a new report put together by the Ministry of Health in Cordoba, Argentina has found that increased levels of crop spraying in Argentina’s most extensively farmed areas has resulted in a large increase of cancer rates for those that live in the vicinity. According to the report, deaths from cancerous tumors have as much as doubled in areas where genetically modified (GM) crops are grown and agro-chemicals are used. That’s not really surprising, given the fact that numerous studies have linked them to cancer, and other detrimental health ailments.