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Why the Supply Chain is Strategic & the Backlog of Ships at the Ports

Everyone is talking about the backlog of ships at the ports and when it will be resolved, but is that the right question? NO! Of course we will eventually resolve the current backlog; however, there are continual disruptions in the extended supply chain, and so who knows what disruption will be next. [...]

Industry 4.0 & Why People Are Even More Important

The more technology we use, the more we need a high level of engagement with people. As John Naisbitt, the preeminent social forecaster of our time and the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Megatrends, said, "High tech. High touch." He was absolutely correct. The more [...]
2021-03-03T22:45:35+00:00February 24, 2021|Categories: I've Been Thinking, Leadership, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

Are You Purposefully Focusing on Your Stars?

As I discussed in my What's Happening video about talent during the pandemic, if you aren't purposefully focusing on your stars, you will lose them! There is no doubt about it. Employees are on the move. I become so passionate about this topic as more and more clients started losing key [...]
2021-02-22T18:28:35+00:00December 18, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Inner Circle, Leadership, Talent|Tags: , , , , , |

SAC: Feed Their Needs: Put Customers First for Rapid Growth Next Year

Manufacturers and distributors have a rare opportunity as the world emerges from COVID," points out Lisa Anderson, president of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc. and co-executive director of SAC also known for creating supply chain resiliency
2021-01-25T17:04:18+00:00December 1, 2020|Categories: Customer Experience, In The News, Leadership|Tags: , , , |

Global Supply Chain Experts on Reshoring

I participate with a group of the top 1% of consultants worldwide (the Society for the Advancement of Consulting), and we hosted two panel discussions on Reshoring in a Post COVID World. I moderated the first session with consultants from North America and the Pacific Rim, and there was another [...]

The Critical Importance of Leadership

Are you paying attention to your leaders? You better! There is vast disruption. People are getting frustrated and tired of the coronavirus. Employees are anxious about the election and unrest. There are issues around the globe. Our best clients are on top of what's going on with their people [...]

E-Commerce, PPE & Peak Season: Transportation Bottlenecks Abound

With the rise in e-commerce, PPE imports, the typical holiday peak season and preparation for coronavirus and Chinese New Year impacts, transportation bottlenecks abound. A few of the headlines/ statistics include (with a special thanks to B.J. Patterson of Pacific Mountain Logistics for passing on several of these statistics): [...]

SAC: Consulting Society Announces Consulting Award Winner

Published in ExpertClick on October 21, 2020 "Our award committee worked throughout the year to encourage applications and review candidates. We are lucky to have so many talented and qualified consultants in the SAC community" comments Lisa Anderson, president of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc. and co-executive director [...]

2021-01-09T18:11:58+00:00October 21, 2020|Categories: In The News, Leadership|Tags: , , |

A Fractured Tooth & The Power of Caring

Well, no doubt about it, when it rains, it pours. I had a tooth ache that lasted about a week, and so I called my dentist. They took an X-ray, and it didn't really show anything; however, when looking with a microscope, they could see the fracture. We had [...]

Keeping Your Employees Motivated

As COVID-19 drags on, we are starting to see more Zoom fatigue and frustration show in employees. We are all tired of sitting at home with limited interaction and tensions can run high. It is certainly difficult to work remotely while filling in for your children's teachers, supporting more [...]

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