Need to Know

Need to Know

August 12, 2015| by Steve Lawrence

The World Battleground

Global turmoil and what it could mean for your business

Retired Four Star Admiral and Navy SEAL Eric Olson told the Carbon Conference in February, “we live in a world that is constantly being reconstructed and deconstructed… fighting in places we barely understand.” Then at […] Read More

July 2, 2015| by Steve Lawrence

Story of a Dying Business Revived

What you need to stay competitive and grow

Everyone has a good product at a reasonable price these days, and if you are not meeting your customers’ expectations, then your business is dying. But Ken Schmidt, former director of corporate and financial communications […] Read More

June 17, 2015| by Steve Lawrence

Illinois Governor Rauner’s Turnaround Agenda:

Invest in education, infrastructure, help for the poor and make government more productive

“You are not getting value for your money” in our state government, the newly elected businessman governor told the attendees of the MSCI Annual Meeting in May. “The government should pay on productivity, not seniority,” […] Read More

June 10, 2015| by Steve Lawrence

Governor Romney on GOP Election Hurdles:

Hillary’s strengths and weaknesses and a powerful agenda for the next president

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, relaxed and articulate, said he would remain “aggressively neutral for the next several months” as his party decides who will be its 2016 presidential candidate. In a fireside chat with […] Read More