MC129 – What Does Your Future Look Like?

By December 20, 2017 Jim & Jason
MakingChips episode about your company's future

Hello Metalworking Nation and Happy Holidays from all of us at MakingChips! We are happy to be back in our DMDII studio where today we will be expanding upon some similar processes from our last episode.

What does your future look like?  Do you have a short, medium, and long-term vision of where you see your company? Jason and Jim lay down the framework for achieving your future desire for your business. In Manufacturing News, we discuss the latest NAM Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey, which reflected unprecedented optimism in the sector.

Episode Outline:
[00:01] – IMTS 2018
[02:40] – Thank You DMDII
[03:54] – The New MakingChips
[04:57] – Manufacturing News
[09:17] – Black Industrial and Safety Supply
[10:57] – Carr Machine and Tool in 2018
[13:42] – What Does Your Future Look Like?
[16:24] – Putting a Date On It
[17:50] – The Rubber Hits The Road
[21:24] – Reviewing the Medium Term Plan
[23:42] – The Short Term Plan
[23:07] – Challenges Across Industries
[28:12] – An Opportunity for Improvement
[32:12] – Quarter By Quarter
[34:36] – Saying “No”
[37:22] – SMARTER Goals

Links Mentioned in this Episode:
Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII)
Manufacturing News
Jim Collins – Good To Great

We Want to Hear From YOU, The Metalworking Nation:
• Jim@makingchips.com
• Jason@makingchips.com
• Ryan@makingchips.com
Telephone: (312) 725-0245

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