In Industry, Is a Digital Strategy Relevant?

I often hear people in traditional industrial and commercial markets talk about how their market’s distribution model has not changed much. The thinking often goes: we, our reps or our distributors sell direct to our professional customer, it’s a relationship sale, the distribution model is firmly entrenched, our customers are professionals – they...

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Innovation & Lean Thinking

I recently saw a video (linked below) showing a 1950 and a 2013 Formula One pit stop and it made me think about the relationship of innovation and the development of Lean processes. While not often talked about together in practice, they are inextricably connected. The best Lean process development drives and inspires innovation and vise versa. Yes there are many books...

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In search of competition

I read Seth Godin’s recent post on competition with interest, as I do with most of his writings. Seth is an interesting and provocative thinker. What he evoked for me with this post was the competition that we are finding in the market for buying companies. Some market’s are getting just plain overpriced. So Seth’s short commentary read to me as a...

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We’re Looking for a few good Lighthouse Keepers

Times change and technologies evolve but finding and working with the right people has always been essential. This is short video about a few of the last British lighthouse keepers. Pennat’s looking for a few good “lighthouses” and their “keepers”..  Behind The Light.  

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New England Fly Fishing

A great video blog on fly fishing along coastal waters of the Northeast:    

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