Episode 34: What Is Open Innovation?
Eloise Young earned her PhD in Organic Chemistry from MIT and today leads innovation programs on behalf of one of the world's leading firms in the area of Open Innovation, NineSigma. Open Innovation, also known as external or networked innovation, is focused on uncovering new ideas, reducing risk, increasing speed and leveraging scarce resources. With a better understanding of “what is out ...
Episode 33: Staffing Solutions and Advice
Staffing specialists Scott A. Mayer, President and CEO of QPS Employment Group and Jeri Meyers, QPS Senior Regional Vice President.
Scott and Jeri bring their considerable experience in the staffing industry to the show with advice and ideas for your small to medium sized enterprise.
Episode 32: Export Import Bank
The Export-Import Bank of the United States is the official export credit agency of the United States. Their mission is to ensure that U.S. companies — large and small — have access to the financing they need to turn export opportunities into sales.
Linda Menghetti Dempsey, vice president of international economic affairs at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) discussed the ...
Episode 31: Economic Issues in Manufacturing
Daniel J. Meckstroth, PhD, discusses a wide range of economic issues as they relate to the manufacturing sector.
Daniel J. Meckstroth, Ph.D., is Vice President and Chief Economist for Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) and the research affiliate MAPI Foundation.
Episode 30: Misconceptions About Manufacturing
Patricia Lee, Director of Marketing for the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. and its charitable foundation Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs. Patricia is also the marketing lead for the national Manufacturing Day program which FMA co-produces. MFG DAY addresses common misconceptions about manufacturing by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors and show, in a ...
Episode 29: Benefits of Modern Technology
Founder and CEO of Sererra Consulting Group and Ryan Evans, Director of Sales for the NetSuite Practice at Sererra Consulting Group discuss the benefits of modern technology in the workplace. Learn how technology has advanced where one body of seamless software can encapsulate an entire business and give small and mid-sized companies all the business management and marketing tools they need to ...
Episode 28: CapFlow Funding
Guests Bill Gallagher and Tim Laughlin from CapFlow Funding Group discuss how your business can gain access to working capital through three different lending solutions at affordable rates in less than 2 weeks for companies with annual revenues between $2 million and $30 million.
Episode 27: Export Assistance
Special guest from the Department of Commerce. Susan Widmer, Director, Northern NJ Export Assistance Center joined hosts Lew and Tim to discuss Export Assistance for Small to Medium Size Businesses.
Episode 26: ISM Report on Business
On our August 5th show, returning guest Brad Holocomb, Chair of the ISM Manufacturing Business Survey Committee discussed the latest ISM Manufacturing Report on Business, the surge in manufacturing and the future with Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady.
Episode 25: Small Business Administration SBA
How does the SBA sees the state of the economic recovery? Presidential appointee Natalia Olson-Urtecho of the U.S. Small Business Association joins our program to discuss the available resources available to businesses to help them succeed.