Category: Senior Leadership & C-Suite

Big Data is Everywhere. Are You Using it Correctly?

This post was originally published on this site I remember a time when I didn’t know everything. Modest as it might sound, if someone asked me a question I’d have to admit I didn’t have the answer. I know this sounds hard to believe, but that’s how we all lived back in the days.  And […]

5 Questions with Rock Kuchenmeister, General Manager, K/E Electric Supply Corp

This post was originally published on this site1. In terms of your company, what are you most proud of? There are a lot of things we do for the community. Most importantly, we provide quality jobs to some fantastic people, working together to build our local community. The key to building a community with the […]

Innovation Inspiration with Diana Kander – Creating a Culture of Innovation

This post was originally published on this site You want your associates to be innovative. But how do you create a culture that encourages innovation? To start, ask yourself the following questions: Are you recognizing and encouraging innovation? Does your leadership model curiosity and innovation? Are you providing continuing education that promotes curiosity and innovation? […]

Innovation Inspiration with Diana Kander – Creating Value

This post was originally published on this site How do you get your customers to listen? The secret is to create value for them. Yet, how is that accomplished? Value isn’t an object or a commodity. Diana discusses the best way to generate ideas and actions that lead to creating value. [embedded content] If you […]

90 Seconds with Scott Costa & Scott Germeraad

This post was originally published on this site The LEAD Conference is open for registration. Who should attend? What will attendees learn? Scott Germeraad from Springfield Electric Supply Company and Chair of the 2019 NAED LEAD Conference in Nashville, TN, talks with Scott Costa, the  Publisher of tED Magazine in a 90-second rapid fire Q […]

Innovation Inspiration with Diana Kander – Overcome Fear of Failure

This post was originally published on this site Today Diana discusses a common fear that paralyzes people from launching innovating pursuits – the fear of failure. Diana will discuss not only how to conquer this fear but help you understand how failure can play a part in your future, successful entrepreneurial endeavors. [embedded content] If you […]

Valuing Diversity in the Workplace

This post was originally published on this site As an association, we have done a lot of talking about diversity, especially when it comes to women in our industry. We probably need to talk, because the numbers don’t lie. Three years ago, Salesforce CEO Mark Benoiff told 60 Minutes that he always thought women working […]

Innovation Inspiration with Diana Kander – Deep Questions

This post was originally published on this site Deep Questions In this week’s installment of Innovation Inspiration, Diana discusses 5 questions you should be asking your customer to gain better insight into your relationship with them. The questions allow you to see more useful answers that you can use to better understand them and better […]

5 Questions with Lura McBride, President and Chief Executive Officer, Van Meter, Inc.

This post was originally published on this site 1. In terms of your company, what are you most proud of? I am most proud of our people.  We have over 500 employee-owners who are committed to living our purpose and our 5P values, to serving each other, our supplier partners and our customers, and are […]

90 Seconds with Scott Costa & D+R International

This post was originally published on this site Increase the accuracy of your strategic planning! Here is another installment of “90 Seconds with Scott Costa,” publisher of tED Magazine, this time with Toby Swope from D+R International. NAED and D+R have partnered to offer an industry changing solution known as The Market Data Program. Watch this […]