How to Find a Mentor on an Elevator Ride

By Nader Mikhail | Dec 17, 2016 4:38:00 PM

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Trying to convince someone to be your mentor is the wrong approach. It’s like asking how to convince someone to be your best friend. Instead, you should focus your time and effort on your work, and the right mentor will be drawn to your passion.

Focus on Cash, Not Costs, in the Supply Chain

By Nader Mikhail | May 12, 2016 4:43:00 PM

We’re stuck in a painfully sluggish economy. Stifled consumption, overcapacity in shipping, and tumbling raw materials prices all point to the kind of slow growth that doesn’t turn around overnight.

Ushering in the Social Supply Chain

By Nader Mikhail | Mar 14, 2016 4:42:00 PM

The average person unlocks their smartphone over 100 times a day. So when a shortage of a single component (say, a particular grade of stainless steel) delays a phone’s release, consumers get restless. But did you know the same shortage of stainless steel can also impact the production of critical medical devices—like syringes, sensor probes, or artificial heart valves? Suddenly, the material shortage goes from a first-world inconvenience to a potentially life or death matter.