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The Odd Couple

Are you always the smartest person in the room or do you surround yourself with people that have the skills that you lack? To reach higher levels of success, you have to connect with these kinds of people. Continue reading

5 Signs an Outsider Won’t Make It in the Mattress Industry

Have you ever heard someone say something like, “That person is coming from outside the industry and we all know how well that turns out.” There seems to be a strong bias that when it comes to managing business at … Continue reading

Leaving Leggett

Gail Sheehy is an American author and journalist and was quoted as saying, “If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” That pretty much sums up where I am with this decision to … Continue reading

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Products, People, Party: ISPA 2014 Is Coming

Rarely, if ever, do I use this blog to talk about my company or the products we create for the industry, but I am going to make an exception today as we approach our Super Bowl, the ISPA Expo 2014. … Continue reading

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The More You Return, The Bigger the Return

When we look at buying a new machine for a factory, or creating a new budget for a sales promotion, we create a return-on-investment analysis to make sure the money we are spending will create value back to us in … Continue reading