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Who’s In Denial……re. Company Value…?

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American Printer

on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018

By Sid Chadwick

“You just don’t luck into things as much as you’d like to think you do. You build step- by-step, whether it’s friendships or opportunities.”………..Barbara Bush

Introduction:

Money CostLet’s see, Fuji just bought Xerox for ….almost $2 billion….less then the

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“Yes….We Have Permission To Show This Chart….To You…..”

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American Printer

on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018

By Sid Chadwick

“Four things come not back: the spoken word, the spent arrow, the past, the neglected opportunity…”…………Omar Ibn Al-Halif

INTRODUCTION:

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Is Your Plant Manager Focusing Mostly on Immediate Production…..or…. Developing Personnel…..?

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American Printer

on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018

By Sid Chadwick

“My job duties have noticeably transitioned from managing jobs --- to developing and managing people --- particularly as we’ve expanded both our product lines…. and revenues…..”…..Mike Milota, V.P.of Manufacturing, WestAmerica Communications

INTRODUCTION:

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Is A Key -- Intentional Quality -- Missing --- From Your “Business Development Strategy”…?

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American Printer

on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018

By Sid Chadwick

“A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.”……………….John C.  Maxwell

INTRODUCTION:

A recent article, published by a relatively large association, and written by our own Bob Lindgren, was well written, logical, instructive….and missing critical elements of “strategy” that --- in my opinion --- impact profitability --- and which most organizations in our great industry --- also --- omit.

In Bob’s well-written and instructive article, there was --- “No Business Development Strategy” --- for generating higher margins, and more predictable revenue growth --- which is available --- to almost every organization.

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Do We Look Inward --- At Our Culture --- And Communications --- For Weakness….and Opportunity….?

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American Printer

on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018

By Sid Chadwick

“Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.”……………..…………….Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

INTRODUCTION:

This month’s issue (January/February) of the Harvard Business Review focuses heavily on culture, leadership, and teaching. One of their headlines reads: The Best Leaders...Are Great Teachers

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What Won’t Be A Surprise --- in 2018 ….. and ….. Going Forward

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American Printer

on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017

By Sid Chadwick, Chadwick Consulting

“You can observe a lot….. just by watching”…………Yogi Berra

 Introduction

There’s a dramatic, almost hidden “sea-change” occurring in the marketplace….that too many ---&

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How Do We Prepare Our Next Generation….of Owners…..?

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American Printer

on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017

By Sid Chadwick

In order to achieve anything, you must be brave enough to fail.”…….Kirk Douglas

 

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Surprises --- In Customer Survey Results

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American Printer

on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017

By Sid Chadwick

“We’re all proud of making little mistakes. It gives us the feeling we don’t make any big ones.”…………….……..Andy Rooney

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Another Shameless --- “Note of Appreciation” --- and --- Self-Promotion

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Published in

American Printer

on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017

By Sid Chadwick

“Education of the Customer….drives demand to the Sponsor”….…..Dick Gorelick

INTRODUCTION:

“End-of-the-year” --- provides multiple opportunities for self-promotion --- that most

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Too Few Moments….. for Reflection.....

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American Printer

on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017

By Sid Chadwick

"...In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude…. that life becomes rich…".........Dietrich Bonhoeffer

INTRODUCTION:

Company owners that I’ve been honored to serve…. have almost always left me with a sense of quiet, deep appreciation…. for what they were working to develop.

Often, no one could see their distinct vision…. but them…..but often, I would “buy-in” to what they wanted to create…..what they wanted their legacy to be…for those who would follow.

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