Tuesday, October 15, 2019

50 Big Ideas for 2018 + 1 Huge One

Year end lists are everywhere right now, but the 50 Big Ideas for 2018 from Linkedin Managing Editor Chip Cutter and Linkedin News Editor...

AAPN Visits Mexico!

We were in Mexico City last week setting up our December 4 AAPN Mexico City Regional Conference and visiting members. It is...
Quotes from Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

Quotes from Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

"Interviews showed me that successful people are playing an entirely different game. They don’t flood the job market with résumés, hoping that some employer will grace them with an interview. They network."

AAPN’s Carolina Mill Tour is Blowing Minds

Last week, we took the tour detailed in the below report by Devine Steele. 23 executives, managers and staff from 8 brands and retailers...

What is ‘Circular Manufacturing’ and Why Does It Matter?

We have been hearing the phrase 'circular manufacturing' more often. we know, for example, that AAPN member PVH has projects ongoing to become...
The State of Globalization in 2019

The State of Globalization in 2019

In 2017, strong growth across most of the world propelled the DHL Global Connectedness Index to a record high.

Why Your Inner Circle Should Stay Small, and How to Shrink It

Good article. To us, the key phrase is, "....it means seeking out, and nurturing relationships with good, smart people". That's what this network is, hundreds...
An AAPN Celebration of International Women's Day

An AAPN Celebration of International Women’s Day

As luck would have it I got spend International Women's Day at IFAI's Women in Textiles Summit in Savannah where 55 women came together...

9 Big, Fat Garment Lies – And the Realities Behind Them

In 2007, we hosted our last of 5 AAPN CAFTA SUMMIT conferences. Barbara Zeins, who serves on our Board and is President of Gerson...
HBR: All Management Is Change Management

HBR: All Management Is Change Management

When you think about it, all management is the management of change.