What is Your Company’s “Falcon Heavy”

Did you see it?  Did you watch Elon Musk’s team launch the Falcon Heavy rocket into space?  The most powerful rocket ever conceived, designed and engineered, built, and successfully launched?  The implications and possibilities of this step, of this achievement are as Jack Welch said, “boundaryless.” What “Kick Ass Projects” Mean to Employees What what struck me with equal awe […]

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Building Material Distributors & Dealers: What’s Your 5-Year Plan for Relevance?

If you and I have talked about the building materials industry before, then you’ve likely heard me describe the “path” between where products are manufactured and the buildings in which they’re installed.  This “path” represents a value chain and whoever owns the greatest part of it also owns the greatest potential for profit. So how do you “own it?”  Do […]

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Data-Driven Decisions

Featured Article   Data-Driven Decision Making: 10 Simple Steps For Any Business By Bernard Marr , FORBES CONTRIBUTOR I believe data should be at the heart of strategic decision making in businesses, whether they are huge multinationals or small family-run operations. Data can provide insights that help you answer your key business questions (such as ‘How can I improve customer satisfaction?’). Data […]

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