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Simplicity

The phrase “keep it simple, stupid” might be a little crude, but it became a popular cliché for a reason: simplicity works. In the business world, too many companies suffer from an excess of paperwork and planning: binder-sized business plans … Continue reading

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To be the best, we need to hire the best

I greatly enjoyed my recent opportunity to go on the air with FOX 2 Detroit and talk a little bit about our recent growth here at Powerlink. During the interview I shared some of the thinking that goes into our … Continue reading

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Too much data

It’s an accepted fact in a number of industries that more information is always better. Many companies have taken data gathering to extraordinary levels, going to great lengths to document and catalogue vast amounts of painstakingly gathered and categorized pieces … Continue reading

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Form vs. Function

I read recently that BMW is building a new facility where the space is designed from the standpoint of promoting facility maintenance best practices. Instead of worrying about aesthetics to the exclusion of everything else, the architects and designers will … Continue reading

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Customer service spotlight: Karen Taylor

Here at Powerlink we focus a great deal on the importance of service—the value of going the extra mile for our clients. With that in mind, I think it’s incredibly important to recognize those employees who consistently embody that professional … Continue reading

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