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When We Put It In Writing….It Becomes Important….

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American Printer

on Thursday, May 24, 2018

By Sid Chadwick

 “It requires wisdom to understand wisdom…..the music is nothing if the audience is deaf…”……………………………..Walter Lippman

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“Good Morning, God…..What Can I Do For You, Today….?”

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American Printer

on Wednesday, May 16, 2018

By Sid Chadwick

“Good Morning, God…..What Can I Do For You, Today….?”…Earl Barber, at a Kairos Weekend Retreat

INTRODUCTION:

I believe there are “Profound …Movements&r

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Company Consolidation……Hitting….. New Momentum

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American Printer

on Thursday, May 10, 2018

By Sid Chadwick

“Any fool can make things bigger… more complex….and more violent…. It takes a touch of genius --- and a lot of courage --- to move in the opposite direction.”……………….Albert Einstein

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Which Part(s) of Our Great Industry - are “Over-Booked”…and…”Growing”……?

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American Printer

on Thursday, May 3, 2018

By Sid Chadwick

“I’m not allowed to pursue…or add….another customer….. until we get past July…”……President, Sales Manager -- of Publication - Commercial Printer

INTRODUCTION:

That comment was shared with me….

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SEO…. is NOT an Equal Trade….for Developing Buyer-Supplier Relationships

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American Printer

on Wednesday, April 25, 2018

By Sid Chadwick

 “Don’t throw away the old bucket…. until you know whether the new one holds water…”…………………..Swedish Proverb

INTRODUCTION:

We recently put a few divergent notes together…. and finally….had to stop pondering.

The picture had begun to clear……some would say….”…it had become very clear….”.

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“Continuous Improvement – Programs”…. May Be A Lie --- “By Omission”

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American Printer

on Wednesday, April 18, 2018

By Sid Chadwick

Their Keynote Speakers spoke emphatically on the importance of C.I. for the Customer, but to your point, “No…, they didn’t offer any tools or processes or sessions  for one-to-one Customer Improvements…the Program was mostly about lowering production costs…. which was helpful….”….Volunteered by V.P. of Mfg Attendee to Recent Continuous Improvement Program

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“Superior Value of Print”…A Trend…..and….A Neglected, Credible Resource

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American Printer

on Wednesday, April 11, 2018

By Sid Chadwick

“…laptops also distract…students sitting next to the user…and a growing number of professors are banning laptops from their classroom…”……..Print-In-The-Mix”

INTRODUCTION:

My observation is that a significant number of commercial printers

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How Does A Modest Web Printer...With No Outside Sales Reps... Gain 24 New Customers…By Referral…All - In Less Than 12 Months…?

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American Printer

on Wednesday, April 4, 2018

By Sid Chadwick

“Great Customer Service…. prompts us to share those encounters….with others”………………...Forward Day by Day

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Communications….Including Listening……Is Key

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American Printer

on Thursday, Mar.22, 2018

By Sid Chadwick

“Researchers discovered that people who knew each other well understood each other no better than people who’d just met!....Even worse, participants frequently overestimated their ability to communicate, and this was more pronounced with people they knew well”……….University of Chicago Booth School of Business

INTRODUCTION:

Hubris….and arrogance…..don’t often recognize themselves………(until after the game is lost….)

We recently delivered several Customer Survey Reports --- that “rattled” our survey client sponsors --- there were SURPRISES… --- on practically every page….

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“Pressroom Disruption”….Is Alive and Well…..In A Few Organizations

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American Printer

on Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018

By Sid Chadwick

“A Dream
Written Down With A Date
Becomes a Goal
A Goal --- Broken Down Into Steps… Becomes
A Plan…
A Plan….Broken Down by Action
Becomes Reality”……………………………………Michael Brabandt

INTRODUCTION:

DISRUPTION”…. does not come….necessarily….from outside our industry. 

Last week, in summary discussions at our Pressroom Performance Workshop, a Press Crew Leader…..stepped out of the shadows:

“I think we can increase our Press speeds….. over 1,000 impressions per hour (IPH) ……tomorrow.”….

That was Wednesday.

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