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Is lack of leadership sabotaging US manufacturing’s rebound?


Editor’s Note:  I live in Wisconsin, whose economy relies about 20% on manufacturing (about twice the national average), so this story hits home particularly well. American leadership is off-course in improving US manufacturing competitiveness while at the same time the … Continue reading

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Survey says: More optimism, more hiring for US economy


Despite the protracted crisis in Europe and emerging concerns from China, two independent surveys commissioned by Grant Thornton revealed that executives have growing confidence in the US economy. First, the International Business Report is a survey of 2,800 global businesses. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Posts of 2011: Economics, recycling, package design, labeling, etc.


In the course of reviewing the 65 posts I wrote this year, I came across a pretty astonishing statistic: 17,113 readers came to this site and another 9,045 came to my Blog on the Converting Quarterly Website in 2011. The … Continue reading

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