Monthly Archives: August 2012

GMA Executive Conference: Perhaps the End of a Very Good Thing? A Review

I’ve just returned from Colorado where GMA, the Association of Food, Beverage and Consumer Products Companies, hosted what will reportedly be their last Executive Conference.  This has been a great education and networking opportunity for food and consumer product manufacturers as … Continue reading

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ASAE Rocks and Cowboy, is that a Big Screen!

I’m just back from a few days in Dallas where I gave a speech at an amazing ASAE Annual Meeting and Exhibition.  ASAE included all of the critical elements of a good meeting: fun networking events, good content, and excellent … Continue reading

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Vodka and Croissant: Interesting Business Leaders

I can highly recommend a couple of recent business profiles. The thing that the two leaders have in common is serendipity.  Random career paths fascinate me. The profile of Tito Beveridge, Founder and CEO of Fifth Generation, maker of Tito’s Handmade Vodka includes references to … Continue reading

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Scanning the Horizon on the Chesapeake Bay

I’m just back from a short cruise on the amazing Chesapeake Bay.  One of the reasons for getting out on the water, away from fast-paced daily life, is to stare at the horizon and “figure some things out.”  But on this … Continue reading

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