- Our Approach
June 30, 2009
I attended the Energy Roundtable and Exhibition, sponsored by the Dayton Development Coalition, on June 26th. I was impressed by the credentials of the featured speakers and panelists and the well-intended efforts of the DDC to educate regional businesses looking to capitalize on the renewable...
June 17, 2009
I am sharing some insights here that will eventually get to a point related to B2B - so read on and be patient.
A few weeks ago, we purchased a new-to-us (i.e., used, and now brilliantly marketed as certified) Honda Pilot. This was much to my delight, as I have been trying to persuade my...
June 12, 2009
It’s time to change the world’s perception of American manufacturers. Known for quality products and a hard-working attitude, American manufacturing companies experienced growth by building solid relationships and delivering on production promises. For the most part, their customer...
June 03, 2009
I attended EMTEC's conference about transitioning Ohio manufacturers to medical device manfacturing. If attendance is an indication of interest, then we can assume the Ohio manufacturing base is ready to re-tool for medical. The problem is, according to many presenters, so is every other...
May 26, 2009
My last missive extolled the virtues of Greek literature, philosophy, history, mathematics and science. Just imagine if Ptolemy's Library at Alexandria had not been destroyed by fire – think of the many wonders like Hero's steam engine about which we could have learned.
May 11, 2009
“…investment in renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon capture, increased from US $34 billion in 2004 to $150 billion in both 2007 and 2008….it is projected to be $350 billion by 2020.”
- AWEA Supply Chain Seminar
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May 06, 2009
Is it just me, or has the whole world joined Facebook? It was only 2006 that Facebook opened its gates to everyone other than its original user base of college students. Now more than two-thirds of its users are outside of college. According to Facebook, the “over 35” demographic is...
May 04, 2009
The American Wind Energy Association (http://www.awea.org/) is taking place this week in Chicago, and I am literally blown away. (Horrible pun - I know.) Almost 20,000 attendees are anticipated to arrive tomorrow as the conference officially begins. That is 9,000 more...
April 27, 2009
I am occasionally asked by those seeking to have their visages added to a revised version of Raphael's "School of Athens" in the Vatican's Stanza della Sagnatura: What should I read (or at least be familiar with) to take my place among Sophocles, Pythagorus, Euclid and the...
April 21, 2009
Due to the state of the economy, B2B marketers are facing even greater pressure than normal to produce programs that will help retain existing customers while still generating demand from prospects. This TriComB2B white paper provides practical examples of how to best...