Tuesday, August 20, 2019

AAPN 2017: A Year of Staggering Industry Actions

The AAPN leadership and members can look back on 2017 as our busiest and most innovative year of the 23 years Sue and I have worked...

Terrific Tribute to the Heritage of AAPN Member Hamrick Mills

LOVE this quote, "Hamrick Mills, owned and operated by the Hamrick Family for 117 years......continues to ply its trade under fourth- and fifth-generation family...

Our AAPN Video Masterpiece – The Progress So Far

  Remember we asked for submissions to help make our planned AAPN video even more special? We're getting a great response, and it reminds us...

Working on the AAPN video – and Waiting for You

One action item from our AAPN Leadership Forum last month is that we create a 5 minute AAPN video. I am working on it...

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...

Why Consulting Can Be Better Than Retiring

We are all 'consultants' in a way. The strength of this network is the hundreds of individuals who, when they are active in our...

10 Things I’ve Learned in Our Industry

Well, it's far more than 10 of course, but these are some of the most important: 1. THE CHAIN - All companies compete as supply...

What We Need is the Split Second Decision

Exchange from the TV show LAW & ORDER, by Detective Lennie Briscoe: Lab technician (trying to establish the age of a skeleton): "Once we get...

What Words Drive YOUR career – Here are Several to Consider

Three very powerful words; “legacy, mastery, freedom and alignment. - Legacy and mastery are about the body of work and what you want to...

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...