Articles by tag: trade

What is Onlyness and How is it Relevant to the HVAC Field?

What is Onlyness and How is it Relevant to the HVAC Field?

Onlyness is not a word in the dictionary, but it holds extensive meaning. Nilofer Merchant, author of The Power of Onlyness and a multitude of other books, joined Hosts Greg Crumpton and Tyler Kern to describe what onlyness is and how it relates to hands-on professions like HVAC. Merchant defined onlyness: “It is a function […]

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Cargomatic
A Year in Review with Weston LaBar

“The supply chain is an ecosystem, only as strong as its weakest link. Solutions need to benefit everyone, and that’s where technology and data come into play.” The supply chain story of 2021 was, unfortunately, a sequel to 2020. The weaknesses linger, but the future can be different by applying data and modernizing the framework. […]

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Cargomatic
Careers on the Move: Building Supply Chain Policy

“What I enjoy is bringing folks together to work collaboratively on solutions, including our members and partners like Cargomatic.” While the supply chain is featured daily in the media now, it’s not something most people thought about before. That’s not the case for the latest guest on Careers on the Move. Jon Gold, Vice President of […]

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Business Services
China Port Shutdown Raises Concerns for Global Shipping

China partially closed one of the world’s busiest container ports due to a Covid outbreak. Bloomberg’s James Mayger reports on the potential impact the move could have on global trade. (Source: Bloomberg) Transcript: Francine Lacqua: China has partially shut the world’s third busiest container port after a worker became infected with COVID. It’s threatening more […]

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Building Management
Conversations from The EDGE: From HVAC to Internet, Great Service Is All About Attitude

Great customer service is about delivering in a timely manner with the least amount of roadblocks possible. But is service also a soft skill? “You bet,” said Greg Crumpton, vice president of critical facilities at Service Logic. On this episode of Conversations from The EDGE with Service Logic, host Sean Heath discussed the role […]

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Food & Beverage
The Winners and Losers of America’s Trade War with China

The ongoing trade negotiations between the United States and China have the business world in a state of flux. Uncertainty is a condition in which no business wants to be in and in some cases, this uneasiness can shutter companies. Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management Adjunct Professor Phil Levy specializes in trade strategy. He […]

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LEDTalk with PixelFLEX
LEDTalk: Domestic or International? A Buyer’s Guide to LED, with Jon Lewis of PixelFLEX

The LED industry is currently a $5 billion worldwide industry, with the Americas region recently crossing the $1 billion mark. With this much money being invested into displays, how does that relate to higher quality and increased price points? Are we still buying things from China, or is it possible to manufacture these components […]

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Listen Carefully, Respond Creatively
April 12, 2024

In this captivating episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, delves into the transformative business philosophy of “listen carefully, respond creatively.” This approach has not only skyrocketed the Savannah Bananas to fame but also serves as a universal blueprint for revolutionizing customer service and engagement across all sectors. […]

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Stacey Childress, Senior Advisor at McKinsey and Company, discusses higher ed
Bold Measures are Needed to Improve Investment in Higher Education
April 12, 2024

The stakes for higher education have never been higher as the educational landscape sees rapid evolution. As universities and colleges grapple with the dual challenges of technological disruption and increasing demands for accessible, quality education, the question of how best to implement investment in higher education becomes a priority. This debate has been ignited […]

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wake up healthy
Hey, it’s 9 am… Wake up Healthy with 9amHealth!
April 12, 2024

Healthcare Rethink host Brian Urban explores ways to wake up healthy and stay healthy with his guest, Dr. Avantika Waring, MD, the Chief Medical Officer, at 9amHealth. This episode delves into the transformative approach to healthcare delivery championed by 9amHealth. Dr. Waring’s journey from a humanities student with a love for French to a […]

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public safety and security
Strengthen Public Safety and Security: Modernize Radio Communication for Better Field Response
April 11, 2024

The importance of radio communication within public safety and security operations remains unbeaten in an era dominated by digital transformation. This medium, essential for over a century, continues to be the lifeline for responders on the front lines. From ensuring the safety of field agents to facilitating real-time critical information flow and enhancing situational […]

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