Walmart's New Uniform Vests Are Not Made in America
Last year Walmart vowed to increase its spending by $250 billion on U.S.-made products within the next decade. This month it will mandate that all employees wear Walmart branded vests that were made in Western Asia.... more »
The Postal Service Is Losing Millions a Year to Help You Buy Cheap Stuff from China
From The Washington Post
You can get anything you want at Harry “Skip” McGrath’s 21st century digital storefront. Steak rub. Crochet needles. Paella pans. Concealed-carry pistol holsters. Moisturizer. McGrath was an executive for a Fortune 500 company before his son showed him eBay. The... more »
Garment Industry Says 200 Plants Shut Since Bangladesh Disaster
From Yahoo! News
More than 200 garment factories have shut down in Bangladesh since the country's worst industrial disaster prompted a massive clean-up of the world's second-largest textile sector, an industry group said Thursday. The closures have cost tens of thousands of jobs... more »
Mohawk's Jack Haren Named 2014 CFO of the Year by Albany Business Review
Mohawk, Cohoes, N.Y., the manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes and specialty substrates for commercial and digital printing, recently announced that Jack Haren, Mohawk's president and chief financial officer, has been named 2014 CFO of the Year by Albany Business Review.... more »
Proforma Names Josh Frey 'Innovator of The Year'
Vera Muzzillo, Proforma CEO; Suzette Albrecht, co-owner of Proforma, Albrecht & Co.; Josh Frey, founder of The Swag Coach; Fred Albrecht, co-owner of PRoforma Albrecht & Co. and Greg Muzzillo, founder of Proforma   Josh Frey, founder of the The Swag Coach program and owner of On Sale Promos LLC was named the “Innovator of the Year” at Proforma’s annual convention.... more »
9 Ways to Simplify Anything
From Inc.
Life sure isn't simple, especially in business. Technology is supposed to make things easier and in many ways it does, but at the same time change comes so fast and goals are so lofty that many people don't have the... more »
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Create an Experience
Sep 15, 2014
Rebecca Kollmann, MAS+  
By Rebecca Kollmann
There are times when we do everything we can to reach our goal as quickly and as effortlessly as possible.... more »

Focus or Discipline?
Sep 11, 2014
Paul  Kiewiet  
By Paul Kiewiet, MAS, CIP, CPC
A great many of my coaching clients ask for help with focus. They are easily distracted and stray from doing the important. As I was on the final push for the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro this past July, I asked myself what would get me to the top.... more »
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