Fluid Power Journal

Using a B.O.L.D. Approach to Succeeding in an Unpredictable Business World

By Jill J. Johnson, MBA International pop singer Madonna had a major hit song in the 1980’s titled “Material Girl” with catchy lyrics saying, …

Sherman+Reilly on the Value of The Utility Expo

The utility industry is changing rapidly, and there’s no better place find the tools, trends and technologies driving its growth and development than The …

How Good are Your Executive Presence Skills?

By Joe Garfinkle. Executive presence is a prerequisite for excelling at a high level. A leader with executive presence radiates gravitas and authority and …

How to Draft an Effective Manufacturing Attendance Policy

By Sheila Stafford, CEO, TeamSense Creating an effective attendance policy that works for everyone in your manufacturing facility can be a tricky task. Whether …

3 Tips for Managing the Labor Shortage

By Jill J. Johnson. It’s no secret that the staffing shortages facing most businesses today are extremely challenging. It is also highly unlikely that these …

Is Procrastination Good or Bad?

By Yoram Solomon. A famous preacher was procrastinating about writing a very public speech. He went on stage not having completed the speech. He was a …

7 Steps for Promoting Employee Engagement

By Kate Zabriskie They’re here, but they’re not here. My staff isn’t committed, and it’s obvious to me and our customers. We’re in trouble. To say …

3 Ways Recruiters Advocate for Job Candidates

By Jeremy Eskenazi. A recruiter at a company is tasked with getting the best talent from the market at the best price for the company. For a long time, that …

The Power of Potential: Planting Seeds One at a Time

By Kate Zabriskie. Kendra, I think you are going to do wonderfully at this next task. You have a good idea for detail, and that’s exactly what’s required …

5 Ways to Be More Innovative

By Susan Robertson When you really need new ideas, fresh thinking, or a creative solution to a challenge, a typical day-to-day approach in your thinking is not …