Tag: glass

April 19, 2022

Glass Expo Northeast Wrap Up – the Industry is Seeking Knowledge

In the last two weeks, I have had a chance to attend two trade shows: Glass Expo Northeast, which was held in Long Island, New York, and the 2022 Glass and Glazing Forum run by the Finishing Trades Institute in Southern California. It was great to be part of these in-person events. They were both very well attended by vendors as well as trade professionals, […]

October 19, 2021

Are You Willing To Place A Bet On People?

What are the odds on this bet? What would I win? Can I lose? Here are the answers: The odds are 70-30 in your favor; your win would be a new employee or two, and yes, you could lose. But that is what betting is all about. Roughly a quarter of a million, mostly men, are released from federal, state, and local prisons every year, and […]

March 30, 2021

Competition Is Good for Everyone

It’s always been my opinion that competition makes us all better. In the market we are in now you are going to see a lot of changes. Some of your competitors may downsize or go out of business, some will change how they go to market and the smart ones will take advantage and get stronger.  If you see local competition shutting down or downsizing, […]

May 20, 2017

What is a Goal?

We all know this. It is the line you cross to score a touchdown. It is painted white on a big grassy field; you can see it from seats in the top row, hundreds of feet in the air. People watching on TV can see it from five different angles. Crossing by just an inch gets the big score that can tie the game. Are […]

May 15, 2017

I Have a Fountain Pen that is 34 Years Old

My wife bought it for me when I started at Floral Glass. It cost about $50 then. If I added up all the costs of buying a new Bic pen every other day after losing one, this pen is certainly a better investment. So what? How is this important enough to write a blog about? Read on, dear friends, and you will learn about a […]