Takeaways from the IAMC Forum

Takeaways from the IAMC Forum

This month, I attended the Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC) 2022 Fall Forum. The welcome reception and dinner were held at the Henry Ford Museum, hosted by the Detroit Regional Partnership (DRP) and several other sponsors. Maureen Krauss, President/CEO of...
October Learning

October Learning

October was a fascinating month with several new initiatives underway. We began working with our first agile business development client using a process called Kanban.  The intention is to accelerate the business development process significantly by using a Kanban...
With Change Comes Opportunity!

With Change Comes Opportunity!

Why is it that I resist change so much? If opportunity is found in change, you would think I would embrace it.  When I asked people if they enjoy change, I found that about 25% do. What if there were no changes? Wouldn’t life become dull after a period of time?  It...
The Rent-Driven Economy

The Rent-Driven Economy

We now rent almost everything.  Our entertainment is streamed to us (for a fee). We no longer own our music on CD but, for a fee, Spotify or Apple will stream it to us.  The software on our computers is rented from Microsoft or Google, and we pay for the use of it...
Lessons from the Garden

Lessons from the Garden

As we move into fall, the garden is producing, in abundance, zucchini, tomatoes, beans, and cucumbers, along with squash, watermelon, and pumpkin.  I thought the challenge would be finding people willing to accept the surplus produce. Turns out not to be the case.  In...