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How I Motivate My Team Providing the freedom to think , innovate and ask , “ what do you think ?”
The Best Advice I Ever Got
Be open to trying new ideas .
Best Part of My Job Talking with the people who make our products .
How We ’ re Innovating We are adapting products to the changing needs of customers .
One Skill Everyone Should Have
Listening . It ’ s essential to effective communication .
Jerome Hagedorn stands in NEOGEN ’ s Herbert Annex Building in Lansing where the company manufactures its lateral flow test strips for the grain and dairy industry .