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MHEDA Convention Preview – Culture

By Steve Guglielmo The MHEDA Convention is just around the corner and the excitement is palpable. To whet your appetite a little bit more, we sat down with MHEDA Board member and Convention speaker Bill Ryan to preview his Tuesday afternoon workshop “Culture – A Member’s Perspective.” Culture is a topic that Bill is very passionate about, having given webinars ...

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Recognizing Your Rockstars

By Steve Guglielmo Do you remember those Intel – Sponsors of Tomorrow commercials from 2009? The ones featuring Ajay Bhatt, the co-inventor of the USB? If you don’t remember, do yourself a favor and visit this link (http://bit.ly/1EHJquw) for a refresher. I had completely forgotten about this commercial until Josh Smith from WPRP – Wholesale Pallet Rack emailed me last ...

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What In The World Is Going On?

The emergence of the global middle class By Steve Guglielmo and Herb Meyer In order to manage effectively, you must know what trends are happening, how they will impact the economy and what opportunities they may generate. Presenter Herb Meyer, former Special Assistant to the Director of Central Intelligence and Vice Chairman of the CIA’s National Intelligence Council, will discuss ...

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The Social Convention Revisited

By Steve Guglielmo In my 2nd Quarter Editor’s Note, I wrote about the “Social Convention” and how we were going to make every effort to make this year’s Convention more social than ever. After having attended Convention in Orlando this week, I can say that this was an unabashed success! Convention, to me, is such a unique opportunity because there ...

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MHEDA’s Social Convention

By Steve Guglielmo Every year at the MHEDA Convention, I ask attendees what they enjoy most about attending Convention. And while there are always a variety of answers, one response that is almost ubiquitous is the networking opportunities Convention provides. Whether the networking comes from the Exhibitors’ Showcase, the Roundtable discussions or even the Sunday morning golf tournament, Convention is a ...

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Free MHEDA Live Stream Event

By Steve Guglielmo I’ve written a couple of times in this blog about Alan Beaulieu and his eerily precise economic forecasts and predictions. Since I started working with The MHEDA Journal, I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing Alan three times and each time I’ve come away blown away by how prescient his insights are. In the Second Quarter issue of ...

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Finding Your Path In (Or Out) of the Family Business

By Deborah Houden, PhD Communication in business is paramount to success. A business is typically made up of a group of people who must come together to create a product or service that someone else needs or wants. Glance through any major business periodical and you will find an article on the importance of communication for leadership, team development, bottom ...

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What Is This Thing Called Employee Engagement?

By Richard Hadden What do companies like J.M. Smucker, Southwest Airlines, General Mills and Marriott Hotels know that seems to elude many of their competitors? What’s one thing that has contributed to each organization’s decades-long record of growth and profitability? The answer may lie in a paraphrase of an advertising slogan long used by Carnation Milk, “Contented cows give better ...

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