Leadership Resources Search for: RESOURCES PODCAST – Credibility Accounting PMPA Speaking of Precision Podcast: Credibility Accounting Miles Free and Carli Kistler-Miller discuss why accounting for credibility is a huge ...More PODCAST – Don’t Mistake Movement for Advancement Released October 31, 2022 Miles Free and Carli Kistler-Miller discuss why advancement is essential for a sustainable and viable shop ...More PODCAST – Maximizing Output: 3 Ratios to Maximize Production Revenue Released October 17, 2022 Miles Free and Carli Kistler-Miller discuss three different ratios that you can use in your precision ...More PODCAST – Adding Value, Creating Value Released October 10, 2022 Miles Free and Carli Kistler-Miller discuss adding value and creating value, what the differences are and ...More PODCAST – Miles Free on his Testimony at the USITC on Section 232 Tariffs Released July 25, 2022 Miles Free and Carli Kistler-Miller discuss Miles testimony at the USITC on section 232 tariffs and ...More PODCAST – What NFL Teams, Street Gangs and Your Workforce Have in Common Released May 9, 2022. Miles Free and Carli Kistler-Miller share the common denominator between NFL teams, street gangs and your ...More PODCAST – What’s In a Name? Pride Released April 25, 2022. Miles Free and Carli Kistler-Miller discuss the real value of titles in your shop and the ...More PODCAST – SWOT for Employee Retention and Recruitment Released January 24, 2022. What is your brand? Why should people want to work for your company? How can your ...More ARTICLE – Meet PMPA’s New President, Aneesa Muthana Meet PMPA’s New President, Aneesa Muthana The PMPA installed its new board president, Aneesa Muthana, CEO and co-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 TOOLS No posts found. REFERENCES No posts found.