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

Execupundit

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

Emotional Transportation by Peter Guber with Keith Ferrazzi

2020 IT Leader

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

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.

Quick Look

Execupundit

The trailer for " The Transporter

Technology Is Changing Transportation, and Cities Should Adapt

Harvard Business Review

Research has shown , for example, that the more people use shared private transportation like ride-hailing apps, the more likely they are to also use public transit. This approach has merit, given how difficult it is to predict the behaviors of traditional transport businesses, advanced mobility services, and city residents. Cities can also explore opportunities to improve transportation access and ensure that all of their inhabitants benefit from advances in mobility.

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.

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.

Paris: 1900 - 1930

Execupundit

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

Toward a Self-Employed Nation?

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Wendell Cox for NewGeography.com, a joint venture of Joel Kotkin and Praxis Strategy Group. To read the complete article, check out others, and subscribe, please click here. * * * The United States labor market has been undergoing a substantial shift toward small-scale entrepreneurship. The […].

Quality Control Update

Execupundit

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

America’s Most Productive Companies 2011

First Friday Book Synopsis

Hunt Transport Services job matching JP Morgan Chase & Co. I have signed up to receive email alerts from Profiles International, a firm that offers assessment solutions that enable organizations to select the right people and ?develop develop them to their full potential, including pre-screening, job matching, onboarding, managing performance, and maximizing potential. Please click here to sign up for alerts and access to the PI [.].

Brand Relevance: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

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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Envy Update

Execupundit

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

The Acceleration Trap

First Friday Book Synopsis

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.

Classic Onion

Execupundit

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

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

Aspire-CS

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.

Art Break: Beaux

Execupundit

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

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

Ford SafeCap

Execupundit

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.

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.

Remembering D-Day

Execupundit

Never had a larger, more powerful fleet (Operation Neptune) been assembled in the English channel to transport, supply, and protect the invasion force.

Finding the Best Business Property for You

Strategy Driven

Including: Transport Links. One of the most important considerations for any business – new or old – is the problem of transport. So, always factor transport into your property calculations.

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.™

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

Entertainment Break

Execupundit

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.".

Socialist Realism

Execupundit

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.

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

First Friday Book Synopsis

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

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C-Level Strategies

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A World Awash in Change

Execupundit

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.

Which Science Fiction Invention is the Best?

Execupundit

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

Eric Jacobson - Untitled Article

Eric Jacobson

As you select the employee programs you'll offer at your company during 2018, consider choosing one or more from this list of 17 from Richard P. Finnegan , author of the book, The Stay Interview.

How to Start Your First Manufacturing Business

Strategy Driven

For example, you will need to realistically consider staff salaries, transportation fees, advertisement expenditure, material prices, equipment and technology costs, plus more. Setting up a new manufacturing business is no easy feat.

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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!

Shelter from the Storm

Execupundit

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.

National Cell Phone While Driving Ban?

Execupundit

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."

Mindful Mondays: A Lesson on Managing Your Expectations

Next Level Blog

He strongly prefers public transportation over driving in Los Angeles anyway so the decision to sell it was pretty easy. My son Brad and I spent a couple of hours at CarMax yesterday afternoon.

Why You Can’t Pick the Winners!

Great Leadership By Dan

Travis told me all about how he randomly came up with the name, (which doesn’t exactly make much sense), and how all he wanted was access to cheaper transport.

12 Leadership Qualities of an Often Overlooked President

N2Growth Blog

His writing has a way of transporting me back in time like few other authors can. By Mike Myatt , Chief Executive Officer, N2growth . I’m a big fan of author and historian David McCullough. Recently I have been immersing myself in his account of America’s second president John Adams.

Common Knowledge

Execupundit

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

Remembering Jimmy Breslin

Execupundit

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.

Enticement

Execupundit

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.