Leadership Resources Search for: RESOURCES ARTICLE – Meet PMPA’s New President, Aneesa Muthana Published January 2022 By Miles Free III The PMPA installed its new board president, Aneesa Muthana, CEO andco-owner of Pioneer ...More ARTICLE – Supply Chain or Inflation? The Real Question Published December 2021 By Miles Free III The precision machined products industry is working overtime and outperforming the rest of ...More PODCAST – What Can I Do Today That Will Make The Most Money For My Company? Released November 15, 2021. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller discuss six answers to the question “What can I do today ...More ARTICLE – Smith & Richardson — 100 Years of Mastering Change Published November 2021 By Miles Free III Miles Free III interviews Smith & Richardson’s co-owners Rich Hoster and Phil Cowen ...More ARTICLE – Safe, Smart, Sustainable, Stable — Dispelling the Manufacturing Myths Published September 2021 By Miles Free III Manufacturing has had a bad rap for a long time. The 3-D’s — ...More ARTICLE – Mastery Program — Mastering our Craft Published August 2021 By Miles Free III A program designed to help precision machining professionals elevate their experience and knowledge ...More PODCAST – What We’re Seeing in Our Production Machining Shops Right Now Released June 21, 2021. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller go down the list of the many reasons that are causing ...More PODCAST – Good Traits of Leads and Supervisors in Manufacturing Released June 14, 2021. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller discuss the traits that make our Team Leads and Supervisors successful ...More ARTICLE – Stereotyping Generations Can Lead to Missed Opportunities Published June 2021 By Carli Kistler-Miller Our workforce consists of Baby Boomers, Generation X, Y and Z. They have grown ...More PODCAST – How Highest and Best Use Can Improve Your Shop Released May 17, 2021. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller discuss the phrase “highest and best use” and why it is ...More PODCAST – What is the PMPA Mastery Program? Released May 10, 2021. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller discuss the upcoming PMPA Mastery Program, how it came to fruition, ...More ARTICLE – How Emotional Intelligence Helps Sustain a Workforce Part 2 Published May 2021 By Carli Kistler-Miller The lack of available skilled workers is an ongoing issue. A leader with Emotional ...More PODCAST – How Emotional Intelligence Can Help Sustain Your Workforce Released April 19, 2021. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller discuss the leadership advantages to emotional intelligence, how it can help ...More ARTICLE – How Emotional Intelligence Helps Maintain a Workforce Part 1 Published April 2021 By Carli Kistler-Miller The lack of available skilled workers is an ongoing issue. It’s easier to keep ...More PODCAST – Five Questions for Greg Knight of Absolute Machine Tools Released March 22, 2021. Miles Free puts Absolute Machine Tool’s Greg Knight in the interview chair as Greg dives into ...More WEBINAR – The 5 KPIs Every Manufacturer Should Be Tracking The 5 KPIs Every Manufacturer Should Be Tracking Akshat Thirani from Amper Technologies Akshat Thirani, CEO & Co-founder of Amper, ...More ARTICLE – Ventilator Crisis — Clippard Delivers for Ford Published November 2020 By Carli Kistler-Miller Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc. in Cincinnati, Ohio harnessed their talent, experience, capabilities and PMPA ...More ARTICLE – From Unemployment to Essential Worker — Adapt to Thrive Published September 2020 By Miles Free III “If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.” - ...More PODCAST – Back After a Positive COVID-19 Test With Tanya DiSalvo of Criterion Tool Released August 24, 2020. Miles Free is joined by special guest Tanya DiSalvo of Criterion Tool to discuss her experiences ...More PODCAST – Full Conversation: Tanya DiSalvo of Criterion Tool Released August 24, 2020. Miles Free is joined by special guest Tanya DiSalvo of Criterion Tool to discuss the challenges ...More PODCAST – V.U.C.A. Released August 10, 2020. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller explore the acronym VUCA is and how it applies to the ...More PODCAST – Committing to Sustain Our Businesses Released August 3, 2020. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller explore what the meaning of sustainability really is and how it ...More PODCAST – How to Fix American Manufacturing Released July 20, 2020. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller discuss PMPA's latest article in the July's issue of Production Machining ...More ARTICLE – How Do We Fix American Manufacturing? Published July 2020 By Miles Free III In America, many have lost sight of the fact that the object of ...More PODCAST – Interview with Scott Wiltsie of Vanamatic Company Released June 29, 2020. Miles Free is joined by special guest Scott Wiltsie of Vanamatic Company to discuss his experiences ...More ARTICLE – Legacy Policies are Dead. Long Live the New Policies! Published June 2020 By Miles Free III Growing up, I learned that necessity is the mother of invention. During the ...More ARTICLE – Effective Communication Published March 2020 By Carli Kistler-Miller Communication breakdown can be more than frustrating, it can be detrimental. It is always ...More PODCAST – 4 Keys to Sustainability Released May 18, 2020. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller discuss the 4 Keys to Business Sustainability. SHOW NOTES ...More PODCAST – 12 Working From Home Leadership Tips Released May 4, 2020. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller go over some key topics pertaining to this new "working from ...More ARTICLE – 12 Working from Home Leadership Tips Published May 2020 12 Working from Home Leadership Tips VIEW ARTICLE ...More TOOLS No posts found. REFERENCES No posts found.