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April 2021 Newsletter

April 2021 Newsletter

Welcome to Issue #7 of The Manufacturing Leader, a newsletter aimed at small and mid-size manufacturers.  The newsletter has 5 articles, and it will take about 15 minutes to read.  Click the link below, and it will pop open in a PDF reader. The Manufacturing Leader...
April 2021 Newsletter

March 2021 Newsletter

Welcome to Issue #6 of The Manufacturing Leader, a newsletter aimed at small and mid-size manufacturers.  The newsletter has 5 articles, and it will take about 15 minutes to read.  Click the link below, and it will pop open in a PDF reader. The Manufacturing Leader...
Pick Your Role Models Carefully

Pick Your Role Models Carefully

The headlines are full of leadership wisdom from our modern industry titans: Musk, Bezos, Zuckerberg, and Jobs (even though he passed away nearly 10 years ago).   Do you want to be like them? What I can say for certain is that I don’t aspire to be Elon Musk, Steve...
Aligning Sales & Operations with a 1-Page Plan

Aligning Sales & Operations with a 1-Page Plan

The Problem Sales and operations have crossed swords since the dawn of manufacturing. Lately, however, I’ve noticed a consistent theme: With unexpectedly strong sales, the manufacturing group has fallen behind, which has led to long lead times and missed deliveries....