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Technology

Manufacturing Technology Trends for 2020

At FABTECH 2019 I attended a panel about emerging tech trends in manufacturing. Panelists included Mike Walton, Jason T. Ray, and Chandra Brown. This is what they had to say. For small manufacturers, the future is digital In 2020 the speed of change will be the common denominator. You can’t be a fast follower in […]

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Book Reviews Personal Development

Top Tips on How to Write a Book from Writer Fest Nashville

“Writer’s feel called to write and share it with an audience.” @WriterFestNSH It’s the last month of the year and I am only 10 posts away to having 200 on Lilyotron. That means it’s time to get back in the saddle and write! What better way to do that then recap Writer Fest in Nashville […]

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Technology Virtual Reality

Grand Valley Tech Showcase Redefines VR for Education

Over Thanksgiving I had the honor of visiting Grand Valley’s Atomic Object Technology Showcase (disclaimer, Grand Valley is my alma mater). I was giddy when I entered the Mary Pew Library. Ground was being broken on the site for the majestic library on the Allendale campus when I graduated. Now it was filled with students […]

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Manufacturing Execution Systems Technology Virtual Reality

How Manufacturers Use Augmented Reality on the Shop Floor

Emerging and Advanced Technologies for Manufacturing in 2020 The FABTECH Expo is North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event. It was a pretty cool expo. There were large machines that demonstrated how they cut different material. I attended the panel, Leadership Exchange – Emerging & Advanced Technologies for Manufacturing in 2020. On […]

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Business Personal Development

Business Reads from Chicago’s Top Business Schools

I just came back from an awesome weekend in Chicago. I hung out with my best friend, Kaila, and attended two days of FABTECH. There is lots to write about and share. First I wanted to make this quick post about this new reading material Kaila shared with me. Broad Shoulders A woman’s professional group […]

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Women in Tech

The Problem with Telling Bossy Girls they have Leadership Skills

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in June 2018 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. I first heard of Sherly Sandberg, COO of Facebook, when I watched her Ted Talk. I thought her talk was inspiring and just what women at work needed to hear. I loved when she […]