From Forbes

So what’s the harm in prepping kids for college? Won’t all students benefit from a high-level, four-year academic degree program? As it turns out, not really. Read More

Rotor Clip was recently awarded the 2015 President's Award from NTN Driveshaft, Columbus, Indiana.

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Last month Rotor Clip picked 5 finalists for the Ring-A-Majig contest. On May 1st, after presenting their inventions, the winners were announced.

Three teams from East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, were crowned the winners of the 2016 Rotor Clip "Ring-A-Majig" contest, which challenged students pursuing technical courses of study to use retaining rings in original product designs.

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From Tom Reilly

This is a war, a price war. You’re fighting an enemy, a pernicious challenger to your profitability. The battlefield is in your customer's head. Your opponent is price-shopper thinking.

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From National Association of Credit Management

Though still dominated by American energy and resources companies, the list of outfits most likely to default was joined by a couple of fast-deteriorating Brazilian corporations. Read More

Wholesaler-distributors who supply products and materials to contractors for work on projects funded, at least in part, with government funds are no doubt aware of the involvement of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) on many of these projects.  Recent incidents of “DBE fraud” have resulted in Justice Department charges against distributors and/or contractors.

 

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From Harvard Business Review

What determines whether the ideas we generate are truly creative? Recent research of ours finds that one common factor often gets in the way: we tend to undervalue the benefits of persistence. Read More

A Message From the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Expo

 

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From the National Association of Credit Management

Extended slow growth, increased volatility in sectors including commodities and a domino effect of major bankruptcies is increasing default risk for firms across most of the world. Read more

From Dave Merrifield, WayPoint Analytics

Contrast Jeff Bezos' competitive beliefs with yours for some competitive insights. Read more

From CNN

Do millennials lack grit because our culture devalues a work ethic? Read more

From TomReillyTraining.com

Always-Be-Closing. This phrase has been around for a while and popularized by Alec Baldwin in the 1992 film Glengarry Glen Ross. However, selling in today’s world is different. Selling is more than just closing.

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From Harvard Business Review

Here’s the scene: A problem has come up with one of your supply chain vendors, threatening to delay timely shipment of your product. At the same time, a potential opportunity appears that, with some exploration and investment, could lead to a new generation of products down the road. Which do you respond to first? Read More

From Harvard Business Review

For decades, Sales and Academia remained worlds apart and the business world did fine. But Sales is changing, Academia is out of touch, and this is bad for business and the academy. Click here to read more

From NACM's eNews Weekly Update

The strong, 54.6 showing of the combined manufacturing and service sectors continues a trend of mostly steady gains that began in November, although a couple of key categories showed signs of losing steam. Click here to read more

From Tom Reilly

Success is demanding. It is one part skill and an equal part will. Someone may have the skill to succeed but lack the will to succeed.

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A Press Release From Beacon Fasteners and Components 

Beacon Fasteners and Components is expanding their thread forming line again by stocking High Salt Spray Full Trilobe Thread Forming Screws! Parts are steel-zinc RoHS with a high salt spray plating of 96 hours to white rust and 120 hours to red rust. Beacon is excited to offer a variety of drives, head styles, and sizes complete off the shelf in bulk and small volume quantities.

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A Press Release From Rotor Clip

 

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From ThomasNet RPM Blog

You’ve got amazing content that should provide your visitors with enough incentive to offer up some basic information in order to access, but you can’t take any chances. You want to make sure your conversion rate is as high as possible. Click here to read more