Megabus: Innovation in Bus Transportation

Ron Edmondson

There is a fairly new player in the transportation industry that I knew nothing about until recently. I bus transportation is still popular traveling from big city to big city, but I see far less of them on the roads these days.

Tactical Execution Best Practice 7b – Are You Thinking Lean? The ‘Wastes’ of Execution: Transportation

Strategy Driven

Excess Transportation, the second of the 8 biggest wastes of Lean Operations, focuses on the additional transportation costs incurred by an organization when unnecessarily moving materials, parts, or finished goods within the operations cycle.

Stuff and How to Transport It


FutureLawyer has George Carlin's rant on stuff. CoolTools has the Big Foot Cargo Bag

Executive Vision – Leading in an Interconnected World: Transportation

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven effective executives, efficient employees Home About The StrategyDriven Organization Our Company Our Contributors Karen K. Juliano Howard T. Dickens Jr. Lucas D. Ives Sharon Drew Morgen Hank Moore Jamie P.

Emotional Transportation by Peter Guber with Keith Ferrazzi

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In this video Keith Ferrazzi interviews Peter Guber at the Drucker Business Forum held March 17, 2011 in Los Angeles, CA at Zipper Hall at The Colburn School, Peter shares wonderful stories of his amazing experiences with F.Castro and his less than diplomatic encounter with the King of Thailand, he shares his insight on emotional [.] No related posts. Developer of People Influence Leading Change Video

Small Wins Go a Long Way in Improving U.S. Rail Transportation

Harvard Business Review

Take rail transportation. Economics & Society Change management TransportationBig systems changes can seem daunting.

7 Types of Waste Productivity Leaders Eradicate

Nathan Magnuson

Transportation. Wasted transportation occurs when people (or parts) take more movements than required to complete a task (or if the task requires more movement than it should). How much is waste costing your organization? It’s possible you may not have thought much it before.

Quality Control Update


Instapundit points to the details : The prisoner had been transported in a body bag to the mortuary but then pathologists heard something strange

Paris: 1900 - 1930


This short video will transport you to another time. Very interesting

Toward a Self-Employed Nation?

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America’s Most Productive Companies 2011

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Envy Update


I studied it and was transported Eclecticity Light gives us another clean, well-lighted place to blog.

Brand Relevance: A book review by Bob Morris

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Brand Relevance: Making Competitors Irrelevant David A. Aaker Jossey-Bass/John Wiley & Sons (2011) If your “brand” isn’t relevant, neither are you or your company Those who have read any of David Aaker’s previous books already know that he presents information, insights, and counsel that are anchored in specific real-world circumstances within a broad and deep [.].

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The Acceleration Trap

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Bob's blog entries ABB ABB grew rapidly Bernd Vogel Bombardier Transportation companies can sustain high performance over the long term without overtaxing their employees or confusing their customers employees are overloaded with too many activities employees don’t have the time or the resources required to do their jobs Fully Charged Harvard Business Review blog Harvard Business Review Press HBR email alerts Heike Bruch it’s possible to escape the acceleration trap Jochen I.

Time for technology? How digital can help your production office work smarter


Transport, education, finance; even relationships. Expanding into practically every aspect of our lives, the digital revolution has set out to achieve one core aim – to improve and enhance our daily experiences. And it does, extremely well.

Classic Onion


Commuters Favor Public Transportation For Others. [HT: From 2000: Report: 98 Percent of U.S. HT:

Ford SafeCap


Of course, the cap's benefits can certainly go beyond the transportation industry Ford has developed a hat that lets truck drivers know when they might be on the verge of falling asleep. It uses sound, light, and vibrations as warning signals. I was disappointed that an electric shock wasn't offered as an option but that may be in the works.

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Art Break: Beaux


They''ll transport you to another time. Art Contrarian looks at portraits by Cecilia Beaux. Check them out. The one above is Man with a Cat (Henry Sturgis Drinker, 1898

Entertainment Break


Listening to this can transport you to a foggy night in the 1930s and a bar in Hamburg near the docks Marlene Dietrich sings " Lili Marlene.".

A World Awash in Change


All over the world, people thought that Reagan was crazy, but he turned to his secretary of transportation, who had been the chief executive of a large transportation company and who understood the problems and knew how to execute. Real Clear Politics : Former Secretary of State George P. Shultz gives his thoughts. An excerpt: Early in Ronald Reagan's presidency, the U.S. air-traffic controllers struck.

Socialist Realism


It reminds me of Solzhenitsyn's account of how prisoners were transported in trucks that had "Meat" painted on the outside Art Contrarian examines an unworldly example of Soviet art from 1937.

Which Science Fiction Invention is the Best?


I want the Star Trek transporter. To my mind, there is no contest. I don''t want a light saber or a chessboard with figures that move.You can keep the cyborgs and their ilk. That thought comes to me whenever I have a business trip

The Pros and Cons of Having a Company Car

Linked 2 Leadership

Having a company car sounds like a win-win situation, as you can save a lot of money on car payments by rolling your transportation costs into the benefits package your […]. The post The Pros and Cons of Having a Company Car appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership. Life Balance Professional Development benefits package business company car

How Arizona Is Leading the Autonomous Vehicle Revolution - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM ARIZONA COMMERCE AUTHORITY

Harvard Business Review

Self-driving vehicles, once a science fiction technology, are rapidly becoming a reality that promises to transform our lives – making it safer and more efficient to move people and goods, while reinventing our thinking about transportation. In addition, UA researchers and the Maricopa County Department of Transportation have received funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to test new technology in Anthem, Arizona, that connects traffics signals and cars.

Tom Brady’s Footballs; American Airlines Safety Practices – Can we Rely on People and Companies to Always Follow the Rules?

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Local 591 of the Transport Workers Union says that union officials who raised objections were threatened with termination or even arrest. A union group is suing American Airlines, claiming supervisors are pressuring mechanics to release planes before they are safe to fly. American Airlines denies the allegations, saying that it complies with federal safety rules. […]. Randy''s blog entries

Coaching is our co-pilot. Amen.

Leaders. Better. Brighter.

Grossman | No comments My best friend from college is a pilot for a major cargo transport airline. Leaders. Better. Brighter.™

Lead With Patience

General Leadership

As I sit here awaiting transportation home after a year in Afghanistan, I am reminded of yet another quality critical to good leadership…patience. When trying to get somewhere utilizing the military transportation system, we have to put on our patience hat and go to our happy place.

Shelter from the Storm


My wife and I found refuge from the recent political campaign by watching all of the episodes of Agatha Christie's series on Hercule Poirot , The casting is excellent, the performances are memorable, and the plots transport you to another time.

Jerks, narcissists and psychopaths… oh my. When working for a.

Roundtable Talk

Posted on April 13, 2010 by LeaderTalker | 1 Comment Ah, to have the ability to click your heels together and transport yourself away from a bad boss! RoundtableTalk Where ambitious leaders meet. Skip to content Home Welcome!

Remembering Jimmy Breslin


He went everywhere on foot or by public transportation, chatting up pedestrians, shopkeepers, cops, fellow passengers—anyone who would give him an ear and a mouth. A total urbanite, Jimmy had never learned how to drive—he was raised by a single mother who earned a meager salary as a social worker, and drank to excess. The Breslins couldn’t afford a car. But this wheel-less liability turned out to be his greatest asset.

National Cell Phone While Driving Ban?


Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has called on Congress to enact a new law banning (quoting Reuters) "talking on a cellphone or texting while driving any type of vehicle on any road in the country."

Width or Depth? Less May Be More

Chris Brady

A good book, I think, is distinguished by its ability to transport the reader to 'somewhere else.' By this, I mean more than pulp fiction escapism. I mean a place of new thought, philosophical. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. LLR Daily Application



I started reading the Faulkner book last night and was transported to another time and place. My side of the bed currently has newspapers, a book on the development of Phoenix, a device to test my breathing strength (I'm a champ), and Light in August by William Faulkner.

Rubbermaid Brilliance Food Storage Container 10-Piece Set – $11.39

Kevin Eikenberry

Rubbermaid Brilliance Food Storage Containers are designed to be 100% leak-proof, allowing you to easily transport foods that you previously couldn’t—like sauces, soups, and stews. Grab this Rubbermaid Brilliance Food Storage Container 10 Piece Set for only $11.39 today on amazon!

Stop Living In The Past

Joseph Lalonde

We can use the Kia Soul to transport more kids to or from youth group. There is plenty of room for us to transport Lok to dog shows or to the lake for a fun day. It's okay to visit but not live there I’m a huge proponent of using your past to help propel you towards your future.

How Volvo Reinvented Itself Through Hiring

Harvard Business Review

Change management Talent management Transportation Digital ArticleGerald Lord/Getty Images. Many legacy companies would like to transform themselves into agile, talent-first organizations. But when some CEOs in this position look at the people they employ, they discover a problem: a swath of their existing team doesn’t have the necessary skills or metabolism for change to meet the new challenges.

Common Knowledge


Transportation. What do the following departments have in common? Engineering. Marketing. Finance. Planning. Operations. Public Information. Administration.

Is Tesla Really a Disruptor? (And Why the Answer Matters)

Harvard Business Review

But is its automotive business a disruptor, poised to transform the entire transportation sector? For the cash-strapped Tesla, waning sales may cut short any hopes of securing a sustainable leadership position in a reinvented transportation industry. Disruptive innovation Transportation Digital ArticleTesla, Elon Musk’s automotive start-up, is having a very good year.

Driverless Cars Will Change Auto Insurance. Here’s How Insurers Can Adapt

Harvard Business Review

Business models Risk management Technology Transportation Automotive Financial Services Digital ArticleTim Evans for HBR. There is little doubt that the widespread adoption of autonomous vehicles will have a huge impact on the automobile insurance industry. Research and computer modeling conducted by Accenture in collaboration with the Stevens Institute of Technology indicates that as many as 23 million fully autonomous vehicles will be traveling U.S.