Succession/Transition Planning: None of us can work forever. Most of us don’t want to. So closely held and family-owned businesses need a plan for transitioning their companies. How do you plan and execute a successful hand-off to the next generation and help to make the business even stronger? Recently, I participated in two panel discussions, part […]
Leadership and Management
Manufacturing Matters – Programs and Strategies for improving Connecticut manufacturing.
Connecticut manufacturing is thriving. The right programs, thinking and state-wide commitment can make it even stronger. I’m proud to be part of the Manufacturing Matters podcast sponsored by Simsbury Bank – which highlights programs and strategies for improving Connecticut manufacturing. From worker training programs and retention to healthy growth, export opportunities and succession planning, we’re […]
Owner’s Dilemma: Empowering VS Micromanaging
How am I supposed to do all these things… delegate… empower… avoid the temptation to dive back in when Rome is burning? Seriously? Our on-time delivery is not on time and it’s getting worse by the day. We’re producing buckets of scrap really fast. The head count in my Quality Department is soaring – we […]