Viewing Posts from March, 2011
Kamisu Wind Farm 300 km from earthquake epicenter by Wind Power Ibaraki
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I recently watched a CBS News 60 Minutes show titled "The Age of The Millennials," also known as Generation Y (those born between 1982 and 1995) and how to understand this generation as they are entering the workforce.
Cover of The Toyota Way
Later this week, I will join Hinesburg colleagues and transportation providers to testify before the Vermont House and Senate Transportation Committees on expanded bus service in Vermont. We believe the ROI on this infrastructure investment will be high for our state.I hear the plows rumbling outside now, digging us out...
As a finance guy, I love to harp on the importance of long-term financial planning (which I’ll do in a moment) but I’m thinking about it today from a global energy standpoint. Our addiction to oil has been discussed for ages.
#1 Innovation doesn’t just mean new products or disruptive technologies. Innovation also includes creative problem solving, the continuous improvements of adding value through lean manufacturing, new business processes that reduce waste, and advances in customer service.#2 If you’re not meaningfully unique, you better be cheap.
Last week I landed at Washington National in D.C. on one of the windiest days the city could remember. At the airport, 40 mph winds jounced and bounced our modest-sized jet from Burlington. Quite fitting, I thought for the wind energy lobby day on Capitol Hill.The news we heard was...
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