Thanksgiving & Going the Extra Mile

November 23, 2017 I am wrapping up a holiday (as they call it here) in New Zealand. Thanksgiving is our last day before heading home. With that said, I'm reminded of the meaning of Thanksgiving because the driver that picked us up from the TransAlpine train station (which is [...]

The Value of Your Cross-Functional Network

One of the keys emerging from APICS 2017 wasn't from a session; instead, it was seeing the value of your cross-functional network.  Since I've been a member of APICS for over 25 years and actively involved for over 10, of course I see a wide variety of colleagues while [...]

The Outer Banks & the Value of Long-Term Relationships

October 30, 2017 I recently went to North Carolina's Outer Banks for the wedding of my best friend's daughter.  Sandi and I met in high school and spent college together as well and have seen each other multiple times each year since.  I remember beach trips with her family [...]

San Antonio’s Riverwalk & Creating a “Destination”

October 23, 2017 As my CA best friend's parents would say,  remember that time we went to San Antonio's Riverwalk....  It was a fabulous trip with the beautiful riverwalk and surrounding area (which was also definitely improved with the hotel's free breakfast which somehow makes everything so much better!) [...]

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Charleston & Open Door Policies

January 6, 2017 I went to Charleston over New Years and enjoyed time with my best friends, food and fun.  Charleston is an intriguing historical city.  The houses in town cannot change their structures, and so purchasing a home is not only expensive but the maintenance is ten times [...]

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