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Do You Have a Network?

January 9, 2020 Do you have a network of people you can go to for answers, help, introductions, and more? My network is not only very important to my business but it is also very important for my personal life. Starting with business, I can definitely say that LMA [...]

Are You Likable and the Impact It Makes

December 11, 2019 Several situations have arisen lately that made me think about the importance of whether you are likable. First of all, let's just say that in consulting, if you aren't likable, you won't be around very long. People prefer to work with people they know, like and [...]

Why Join A CEO Group?

We recognized Ron Penland as our 2019 LMA Advocate. Ron has added value to our business in many ways over the years ranging from insights on what’s relevant to manufacturers and distributors and their bottom line to valued connections. Since Ron runs CEO groups, I thought it made for [...]

The Tranquility of Ha Long Bay

November 23, 2019 While in Vietnam, I thought it made sense to see the World Heritage site nearby. Thus, I took a day tour of Ha Long Bay in north Vietnam. It is known for lush emerald and turquoise waters in the Gulf of Tonkin. You feel the [...]

2020-10-13T00:37:29+00:00November 23, 2019|Categories: I've Been Thinking, Leadership, Talent|Tags: , , , |

Priorities, Priorities, Priorities

When teaching a CSCP class for a large Target distribution center recently, one of the managers asked me about what drives results across all clients. One of the great benefits of speaking and teaching is that attendees stimulate new ideas and/or insights. I gave him what popped to mind [...]

2020-10-07T23:51:21+00:00November 21, 2019|Categories: Inner Circle, Leadership, Manufacturing, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , , |

The Strategic Use of Data

Have you thought about the strategic use of data? If not, you are missing a HUGE opportunity. Even in the most fundamental of businesses, having the 'right' data at the 'right' time in the 'right' place can not only enable quicker, more effective decision making but it can transform [...]

2020-09-09T13:56:02+00:00November 15, 2019|Categories: Leadership, Strategy, Talent|Tags: , , |

Interview with Ismael Reyes Jr., Ingram Micro

The Power of the Recognition by Peers

November 7, 2019 My business partner and co-Executive Director of the Society for the Advancement of Consulting, Linda Popky and I just held our Annual Meeting in New York City. Our association provides growth by association for consultants, coaches and speakers across the globe. Although this is our tagline, it is [...]

Collaboration for Advanced Manufacturing & Supply Chain Success

October 24, 2019 Our Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM/ APICS) Inland Empire Chapter is knee-deep in planning for our fall executive panel and networking symposium on the topic, "Collaboration for Advanced Manufacturing & Supply Chain Success". We are finding this to be a powerful topic as executives must [...]

Value Based Pricing

An overarching theme from our pricing and profits presentation relates to value based pricing. It was unanimous – every CEO believed that value based pricing was the best direction to go. Yet, it became muddier in figuring out how to move towards value based pricing in his/her particular situation. [...]

2020-09-28T17:53:10+00:00October 21, 2019|Categories: Change Management, Inner Circle, Leadership|Tags: , , , , |
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