Tuesday, August 20, 2019
The "Social Thing" Nobody Wants to Touch

The “Social Thing” Nobody Wants to Touch

The 2010 AAPN Annual Conference was a tipping point for us. Every meeting since then has become progressively larger, more topical and increasingly cumulative.
Fortune Interviews (AAPN Member) Walmart CEO Doug McMillon

Fortune Interviews (AAPN Member) Walmart CEO Doug McMillon

This is an excellent interview with Doug McMillon, CEO of AAPN member Walmart. I encourage you to give it a read.
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Download Case Study: VF Brands: Global Supply Chain Strategy

Take in a genuine Harvard case study short course on the entire recent history of our industry, up to late 2009, by reading the...
HBR Research Demonstrates Why New AAPN Program is So Important

HBR Research Demonstrates Why New AAPN Program is So Important

The news about U.S. women’s presence in the C-suite — and especially the CEO job — has been pretty bleak. Is that about to change?

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...

Warning! Ignore Emails Offering You Lists of All Factories

A number of members have written asking us if these email offers of lists of factories are valid. They are not. We have gotten...
WSJ: New Tariffs Will Have Bigger Impact on Women's Clothing Than Men's

WSJ: New Tariffs Will Have Bigger Impact on Women’s Clothing Than Men’s

All Chinese clothing and shoes face tariffs of 10% starting Sept. 1

Why Central America Has Managed to Dodge Trump’s Trade Ire

I had not seen the article, which mentions several AAPN members, as well as myself and AAPN president Tony Anzovino, when it was published. This...

Quotes From the Book Drive by Daniel Pink

I did not write the first paragraph below but I wish I had because it has been my reality for my 24 years here...
HBR: To Be Happier at Work, Invest More in Your Relationships

HBR: To Be Happier at Work, Invest More in Your Relationships

In two weeks at our Portland Oregon Regional Conference (which is sold out and closed to registration) we will meet a large group of people we have never met before, nor have they met one another. Out of this networking will come confidence and new relationships.