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The Economy & Where It Is Headed

April 17, 2020 Since I dressed up for my webinar with Eileen Angulo on "Navigating Coronavirus Impact with our Employees," it seemed a great time to do a quick video for I've Been Thinking on the economy and where we go from here.  One Tip [...]

Coronavirus Impact on Our Employees – Eileen Angulo

Navigating Through Volatility Webinar Series

Clients, Colleagues, Business Partners & Friends, As you know from our recent newsletter, we are providing several resources for businesses and individuals to help navigate this coronavirus pandemic AND prepare for when business ramps back up. Manufacturing and supply chain professionals have a particularly challenging job as we navigate [...]

Where is the Toilet Paper?

I started receiving calls after the lockdown with the key question on reporters’ minds, “Where is the Toilet Paper?”. Thus, I thought I’d share a few conversations with you. First, I was on Rip City Sports Radio about just this topic. It was a lot of fun! I [...]

Supply Chain Heroes: How CFOs Can Help Save the World

As Published in: Oracle/Modern Finance Early this year, the largest asset-management company in the world made a bold announcement: It would start redirecting investments away from fossil fuels because of climate change. In his annual letter to CEOs, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink stated that “climate risk is investment risk,” and that risk [...]

Special Report: 2020 Predictions

We received such a positive response to last year’s predictions report that we wanted to add to that value in 2020. It was an exciting process to see what CEOs, executives and thought leaders of manufacturing and logistics organizations think about the current trends, what’s coming, and most importantly, [...]

Coronavirus Spurs Supply Chain into Prominence

March 11, 2020 The House of Representatives has launched a new Congressional Supply Chain Caucus. The coronavirus is spurring supply chain into the limelight. Certainly, as China is impacted, the effects to the supply chain will be felt throughout the world in 2-3 months (and sooner for countries [...]

Going Live on a New ERP System and the Importance of People

February 29, 2020 A client is going live on a new ERP system shortly, and so it is top of mind. As is ALWAYS the case, as you get close to the finish line, issues pop up and it feels like one nightmare after another. With that said, the [...]

2020-10-13T00:40:32+00:00March 3, 2020|Categories: I've Been Thinking, Leadership, Skills Gap, Talent|

Aerospace Manufacturing & Design: 10,000 a Day

Published in Aerospace Manufacturing & Design on Feb. 25, 2020 “Baby Boomers with a significant knowledge base are retiring at the rate of 10,000 a day” comments Lisa Anderson, president of Claremont, CA-based based LMA Consulting Group, Inc. Click here to read more.

2020-11-14T19:52:45+00:00February 25, 2020|Categories: In The News, Leadership, Skills Gap|Tags: , , |

Are You Waiting Too Long to Future-Proof?

January 24, 2020 Although most economists do not see an immediate recession, there are plenty of concerning signs along with global volatility. Unfortunately, concern alone can create a recession unrelated to underlying factors. Meaning, we could have terrific fundamentals and results yet still go into a recession if fear [...]

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