Material Handling is…

Material Handling is the movement, protection, storage and control of materials and products throughout manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, consumption and disposal. That is a mouthful. But, as many of you know by learning this industry and trying to teach it, there could be volumes upon volumes of literature to try to encompass it. (And there is […]

Spring for the Office

Spring comes to your office THIS WEEK! Can you believe it? What an exciting time. Not only are we finally seeing some light at the end of the dark tunnel of this global pandemic. We are also seeing the rise of newness and rejuvenation and life. In nature, Spring is when the flowers bloom and […]

Company Mission as an Application

A Mission Statement is the application of a Vision Statement. It declares the purpose of an organization and how they serve their customers. This sometimes includes a description of the company, what it does, and its objectives. Typically this statement provides perfect clarity behind the ‘what’, ‘who’ and ‘why’ of your company. The best mission […]

Company Vision as a Concept

A vision statement provides a concrete concept for people outside the Admin Team, especially employees. It is to understand the meaning and purpose of the business.  The vision statement describes the desired long-term results of the company’s efforts. As an example, an early Microsoft vision statement was “a computer on every desk and in every […]

Charleston Engineers Joint Council Banquet 2021

The Charleston Engineers Joint Council, also known as the CEJC, formed to inspire the youth of the Lowcountry. They seek, along with their partners, to be advocates of Charleston area STEM programs. CEJC seeks to be catalysts that create synergy between industry partners and leaders and educational institutions. The CEJC hosts the Engineers Week Banquet […]

Appreciation for a Job Well Done

As a manager, administrator or owner of any kind, it is important to know how to properly show appreciation to your staff and coworkers for a job well done. The question isn’t about whether you should or not, because let’s be clear, YOU SHOULD. What we really need to determine is whether we are showing […]

Diversity on a Softball Team

As a coach for a Co-Ed Softball team in Charleston, I am called upon to lead an extremely diverse group to work together for two specific goals. Victory and fun. In order to provide a team with diversity, I must accept, understand, acknowledge, celebrate, and value the differences inherent among each player with respect to […]

Unsung Heroes in Business – Honoring Black History Month

There are so many ‘unsung heroes’ from all cultures and races and genders. Many of them are lost in the archives of history. So, in honor of Black History Month, we are going to look at some of these black heroes in the world of business and entrepreneurship. We all know about the amazing work […]

Super Bowl Weekend

This Weekend the Kansas City Chiefs will face off with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the 55th Super Bowl! This tradition started on January 15th 1967 in Los Angeles, the Kansas City Chiefs faced off with the Green Bay Packers in a 35 – 10 victory for Green Bay. It was originally called the World […]

Marketing for Small Business

Marketing is one of the most intricate and ever changing parts of running a business, no matter the size. The difference is, marketing for a small business it costs money that you don’t always see retuned. In sales, you can track from start to finish how much money a single campaign brought in. You can […]