Pandemic Management Strategies

by Todd Sturgeon, Sturgeon Consulting COVID-19 has impacted businesses across the nation. Business leaders face new challenges and changing government mandates daily. It is a difficult task to balance production demands, executive mandates, and employee apprehension. A good place to…

Introducing Our Resource Center

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Leading During Difficult Times

by Susan Hileman, NWIRC Strategic Business Advisor “Fear never leads unless you feed it.” That quote was shared by John C Maxwell in a recent webinar series on leadership. It’s true. We’ve not ever been here before—in this kind of…

Reflecting Within -During a Crisis

by Bob Zaruta, President/CEO, NWIRC As I write this article during such a turbulent time, I’m inspired by our manufacturers across the region. They are truly stepping up in a variety of ways to help the fight against COVID-19. On…

Three Totally Insane Things to Know About ISO 9001

by Kevin Smith, Leaderstone If there’s one thing I know after delivering performance and quality management consulting for over a decade now, is that most people would rather take a hockey puck to the midsection than to tackle what it…