Friday, May 29, 2020
HBR: That Discomfort You're Feeling Is Grief

HBR: That Discomfort You’re Feeling Is Grief

We know this is temporary, but it doesn’t feel that way and we realize things will be different.

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...

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...

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...

Finding New Ideas When You Don’t Have a Broad Network

I'm sharing the 'Finding new ideas...' article but opening it with the 2010 'Supply Chain' extract. Why? Because if you're in the AAPN, you...

The Supply Chain Economy and the Future of Good Jobs in America

As you read this, ask yourself how many other apparel industry end-to-end supply chain networks exist in addition to AAPN. We've looked. We're it,...

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...

Spectacular Article On American Giant & Its Made in USA Supply Chain Profiling Carolina...

I truly wish to thank Maureen Fahey, Managing Partner of Productivity, Inc for sending me the attached article, with background on its importance to her...

Insights into Investment in Honduras; An Interview with Jesus Canahuati

How honored I was to be able to interview my long time friend, AAPN member and industry leader Jesus Canahuati of Elcatex in Honduras. July...

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...