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 •  January 8

By Kevin Lusk, CME Advanced Manufacturing & Senior Executive Leadership Champion In 2017, our daily news was seemingly chalk full of business leaders, entertainers and politicians who we’d come to follow or admire whose private closet was hacked. And as a result of the informational fallout, they fell from our graces - largely around integrity...

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 •  October 30, 2017

This article originally appeared on pembinavalleyonline on October 28, 2017 Local manufacturers were encouraged to embrace change this week, or face becoming obsolete. Southern Manitoba Manufacturers' Summit keynote speaker David Chalk explains 90 percent of companies on the Fortune 500 list in 1955 no longer exist.

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 •  October 5, 2017

By Kevin Lusk, CME Advanced Manufacturing & Senior Executive Leadership Champion In the previous newsletter, we talked about business plan and strategy execution. Great execution is not rocket science. It’s very straightforward stuff. As I outlined in my last article, the main requirement is that you, living in the C-Suite, have to be deeply and...

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 •  October 5, 2017

If there is something on which we can all agree, it’s that regardless of your role, title or compensation; total and unequivocal alignment to business growth is a must for every organization. Why it is then that top executives and sales and marketing VPs often find themselves struggling to see this growth, and align employees behind this goal? Most...

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 •  September 18, 2017

New program helps Alberta manufacturers improve environmental performance, productivity EDMONTON – Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) is launching an innovative LEAN training program aimed at helping Alberta companies improve environmental performance and develop a sharper competitive edge. The three-step LEAN and Green program provides...

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 •  September 13, 2017

By Kevin Lusk, CME Advanced Manufacturing & Senior Executive Leadership Champion In many ways September can be viewed as the start of the business year. At minimum, it’s a time for re-grouping the corporate effort of executing the business plan or strategy for a stronger year finish. In some cases it will be about salvaging and trying to minimize...

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 •  September 7, 2017

The largest LEAN event in Canada will take place in Winnipeg on June 4-7, 2018. With seven keynotes, 15 workshops, 36 presentations and 18 tours, delegates will be treated to a rich learning environment. Jim Lancaster, CEO of Lantech and author of ‘The Work of Management’ is the latest keynote to join the lineup of highly-acclaimed industry...

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 •  August 10, 2017

LEAN and Green: Embracing Excellence 2018 The largest LEAN event in Canada this 2018 will take place in Winnipeg on June 4-7, 2018. With seven keynotes, 15 workshops, 36 presentations and 18 tours, delegates will be treated to a rich learning environment. Are you a manufacturer facing a growing emphasis on sustainable manufacturing? Are you...

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 •  June 19, 2017

By Paul Wiens, Strategic Partnerships Manager, Encore FX By the time you read this article, my wife and I will be celebrating the birth of our second child. While I’m away from work, I will do my best to be away. Totally away. Removed from the daily inquiries, and not because I don’t want to help my team, my partners, or my business. But because I...

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 •  June 19, 2017

By Kevin Lusk, CME Advanced Manufacturing & Senior Executive Leadership Champion Good Decision? Bad Decision? Every C-Suite leader has feelings, opinions and usually a management team and reams of data behind them. The fact is, the future ignores it all. One of the more challenging jobs as the C-Suite occupant/ leader is to focus on the long run...