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By Sid Chadwick “My job duties have noticeably transitioned from managing jobs --- to developing and managing people --- particularly as we’ve expanded both our product lines…. and revenues…..”…..Mike Milota, V.P.of Manufacturing, WestAmerica Communications INTRODUCTION: Note: Not everyone thinks naturally in terms of,  “Where do we want to be in t... Read More

By Sid Chadwick “A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.”……………….John C.  Maxwell INTRODUCTION: A recent article, published by a relatively large association, and written by our own Bob Lindgren, was well written, logical, instructive….and missing critical elements of “stra... Read More

By Sid Chadwick “Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.”……………..…………….Sir Arthur Conan Doyle INTRODUCTION: This month’s issue (January/February) of the Harvard Business Review focuses heavily on culture, leadership, and teaching. One of their headlines reads: “The Best Leaders…are Great Teachers” I belie... Read More

The American Printer Community is comprised of professionals involved with commercial and production printing, direct mail and corporate communications.  If your company serves this community, we invite you to share information about your company, its people, products and services by completing the Submission Form with: Your email address The U... Read More

  June 3, 2019- A group of concerned associations, educators and industry representatives has formed the Graphic Communications Workforce Coalition. As stated in its organizing documents, “The purpose of the coalition will be to coordinate the efforts of all organizations representing the broad scope of the graphic communications industry for creat... Read More