Business Management

Five Steps for Overcoming Fear of the Unknown
March 8, 2023 at 9:17 am

Few in-plant managers are immune to the fear of the unknown. One strategy to overcome this fear is to take action, and the best action is to start researching and planning your next step. Here are five ways you can overcome this hesitation.

Customer Feedback as a Benchmark
February 22, 2023 at 9:21 am

One question I like to ask business leaders is this: “How do you gather, analyze and apply feedback from key stakeholder groups, specifically customers?” The most prominent answer is surprising.

A Guide to Hiring the Right Designer for Your Print Shop
February 7, 2023 at 5:29 pm

If having an in-house design staff is new to your print shop, know that hiring for a creative position is different than hiring for other types of positions. Not sure where to start? Here are tips on how to hire the right designer for your business.  

Koenig & Bauer Names New Senior VP of Sales
February 1, 2023 at 9:55 am

Ran Landau, a seasoned business leader with proven sales performance, has joined Koenig & Bauer as its new senior vice president of sales. Landau, who has lived and worked in Israel, relocated to Dallas to the company’s North American headquarters in January 2023.

The Best Way to Praise Team Members
January 4, 2023 at 9:13 am

There is a fair amount of discussion these days on the challenge of employee engagement. And while there are many organizational techniques available to leaders, here is one method that can have a great effect on your team.

How PRINTING United Expo Supports the Industry
August 24, 2022 at 2:21 pm

By attending PRINTING United Expo, you support the critical work PRINTING United Alliance does to help the industry flourish. In this video, CEO Ford Bowers and President Dave Leskusky discuss this important work, such as lobbying on the industry’s behalf, sharing compliance advice, and supporting our next generation of talent.

Dynamic Director Brings Hands-On Approach
August 3, 2022 at 11:12 am

After an itinerant career that has spanned the country, Rob Newlin has settled down in New Mexico, where he’s brought a new approach to the State Printing operation.

If You’re Solving Problems, Who’s Steering the Ship?
July 27, 2022 at 9:47 am

Finding paper and hiring staff are certainly essential, but as a manager, that cannot dominate your time. In a new blog by Consultant Howie Fenton, he reflects on the recent IPMA 2022 conference and shares some advice that came to mind as he talked with managers there.