News Roundup

April 2014

News Flash

+ Where are they now from April 2009:

  • Shaw Box Crane – Buildings demolished and now vacant land
  • GMI Composites, Inc –  http://www.gmicomposites.com/
  • Economic Gardening – Continues to evolve and part of the Lowe Foundation

+ From Windows XP to Windows 7: Windows 7 works very well

+ Too Many Choices -In 1975, the average supermarket stocked about 9,000 products. Now, it’s nearly 47,000.

+ In Search Excellence/1982: “Hard is soft. Soft is hard.” “Soft stuff” more important/urgent than ever “age of social employee.”

+ 13 Steve Jobs quotes: – http://www.businessinsider.com/steve-jobs-quotes-2014-4

+ My experience is that in the absence of a strong leader, the negative aspects of the organization always take control. – Bill Easum

+ Trust is expensive and trust is worth it. – Seth Godin

+ It may sound counter-intuitive, but the best way to be successful is to help others be successful.

+ Grilled cheese delivery in Australia: http://jafflechutes.com/whatis.html