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Vivid Sydney is Spectacular

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This past weekend, I was in Sydney for a strategy/mentor advisory meeting. Sydney happened to have Vivid Sydney (a color light show throughout the city with entertainment, etc.) in full force for the first two weeks of June — what a great way to spur excitement at the start to the winter season! Of course the iconic Opera House is truly amazing (see one of MANY, continually rotating color displays below):     Similarly, what are you doing to attract new customers, employees and other partners during your low season? Or when everyone else is worrying about oil prices, the…
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Organizational Review Can Yield Strategic Weapons

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One of our favorite clients recently related back to one of our service lines and why we call it “Eagle Eye.” Because just like an eagle, he worked with us to pick out the priorities (prey) rapidly and accurately — and “make it happen”. What else is there to say? He got it. There are lots of strategy experts but FEW who can execute and make it happen!   Our client was in the building products industry at the height of the recession with real estate prices in the toilet and construction on a dramatic slowdown. Of course, our client…
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APICS-IE Recognizes Contributions in Manufacturing

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The Spring Executive Panel & Networking Symposium focused on emerging supply chain trends and acknowledged those emergent leaders contributing to manufacturers, supply chain professionals and distributors to improve their education, lead times, forecasting, data analysis and supplier relationships. The Inland Empire Chapter of APICS,  the leading association for supply chain and operations professionals, motivated attendees with its expert panel presentation and discussion on investigating and predicting supply chain trends at its Spring Executive Panel & Networking Symposium: Emerging Supply Chain Trends held April 30, in Corona, Calif. In addition to expert presentations, stimulating dialogue, and industry networking; APICS-IE also recognized individuals and companies for their contributions…
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