After spending the last 6 weeks reminiscing about the way things used to be in the corrugated industry, and acknowledging that they are no longer like that, it’s probably time to settle down in the present. Before my talk at TAPPI in October, I sent a newsletter that broke down Oberg’s Hierarchy of Needs, essentially … Continue reading Volume 57: Compensation
My father worked for Levi Strauss for 27 years. The immense pride he took in his employment was robust and consistent. He was proud of the company’s leadership, its workforce, its products, and what it stood for in the marketplace. His Regional office in Dallas had an incredibly stable management team and staff: I spent … Continue reading Volume 56: Back in My Day!
After each newsletter, I really enjoy reading through the responses we get from members of the industry, and the last newsletter we sent out about starting the New Year with reasonable goals was no different. But this time I got a different kind of response than I’m used, and it made me stop and think … Continue reading Volume 55: Changes in the Industry