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Boom or Recession? What is the State of the Economy?

In the last few months, I've attended sessions on the global, national and regional state of the economy. Every executive, trusted advisor and colleague wants to know: Are we headed for a recession? The bottom line answer is that there are no signs of a recession in the foreseeable [...]

What is More Effective – On-site or Remote?

Lately, I’ve had quite the mix of on-site and remote events.  So, it got me thinking about on-site vs. remote. Which is better? Manufacturers’ Summit – I introduced the innovation awards and announced the winners at the recent Manufacturers’ Summit. Could this be done effectively remotely? In my opinion, [...]

What Should We Be Thinking for the 2nd Half of the Year?

As hard as it is to believe, we are almost half-way through the year.  As a result, we should be thinking NOW about what to stop, start and continue for the second half of the year.  I learned this exercise from my HR mentor (a P&G-trained guru) as we [...]

U.S. #3 in Global Manufacturing Scorecard

July 16, 2018 According to a new Brookings Institution report, the United States ranks near the top for overall manufacturing environment.  The report evaluated policies and regulations, taxes, costs, workforce quality and infrastructure and innovation.  The only two countries to rank higher are the United Kingdom (#1) and Switzerland [...]

Navigating the Global Supply Chain

October 13, 2016 Last week, I participated in the development of the Supply Chain Roadmap 2025.  It will result in a compilation of what more than 100 industry thought leaders had to say about the future of material handling and logistics.  It is quite an interesting process to take [...]

Global is “In”

One of the reasons my global advisory board has been as valuable as its been is because it is global. We have people from the U.S., Australia and Japan with experiences from all around the world, and we are supported by a wider community with people from almost every [...]

2020-09-13T19:58:18+00:00July 13, 2016|Categories: Strategy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Importance of Global

July 13, 2016 Just returning from meeting with my global advisory board in Sydney, I happened to speak to the International Business Group of ProVisors yesterday on "Global Supply Chain Partners: Associations, Networks & Resources".  Thus, I've been thinking about the importance of international considerations - regardless of the [...]

Interest in Global Rises

In order to thrive in today’s business climate, executives have no choice but to get a global perspective. Leaders must find a way to stay on top of the trends, likely impacts and opportunities out there.Since we are a more inter-connected world that ever before, the interest in global [...]

2020-09-25T23:18:41+00:00July 7, 2016|Categories: Strategy|Tags: , , , , , |
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