Leadership Archive

  • According to the Center for Exhibition Industry Research, an estimated 13,000 trade shows take place in the United States each year, representing 40 percent of all trade shows globally.  The same organization estimates that more […]

    Strategies for Sustainability at this Year’s Dallas ISSA Tradeshow

    According to the Center for Exhibition Industry Research, an estimated 13,000 trade shows take place in the United States each year, representing 40 percent of all trade shows globally.  The same organization estimates that more […]
  • From Our August 2018 Newsletter; To subscribe, send me an email here. Hello. There is an old Chinese saying, “may you live in interesting times.”  I have to admit that at times I feel overwhelmed […]

    Let’s Remain Optimistic

    From Our August 2018 Newsletter; To subscribe, send me an email here. Hello. There is an old Chinese saying, “may you live in interesting times.”  I have to admit that at times I feel overwhelmed […]
  • Published in Corrections Magazine According to the Prison Policy Initiative, there are approximately 2.3 million people in U.S. correctional facilities. More than a quarter of these inmates – close to 600,000 – are in prison […]

    Can Nature Help Slow “Jail Churn?”

    Published in Corrections Magazine According to the Prison Policy Initiative, there are approximately 2.3 million people in U.S. correctional facilities. More than a quarter of these inmates – close to 600,000 – are in prison […]
  • Published in the Harvard Business Review, December 2017 The year 2017 has been a long, strange trip. The definition of sustainability in business evolved quickly — the topic in executive suites now covers a wide […]

    The Top Ten Sustainablity Stories of 2017

    Published in the Harvard Business Review, December 2017 The year 2017 has been a long, strange trip. The definition of sustainability in business evolved quickly — the topic in executive suites now covers a wide […]
  • “Sustainability begins in the demolition phase” Thanks to a vibrant economy, many building developers, owners, and managers are investing funds into new construction projects as well as renovations. This makes this a perfect time for […]

    Five Sustainability Pre-Construction Tips

    “Sustainability begins in the demolition phase” Thanks to a vibrant economy, many building developers, owners, and managers are investing funds into new construction projects as well as renovations. This makes this a perfect time for […]
  • John Atkins, Director of Market Research for ISSA, announced in June 2017, that 20 ISSA members involved in the Association’s DEAL program had “collectively achieved $400,000 in savings.” This was the equivalent of $20,000 per […]

    Steps to Sustainability and Savings

    John Atkins, Director of Market Research for ISSA, announced in June 2017, that 20 ISSA members involved in the Association’s DEAL program had “collectively achieved $400,000 in savings.” This was the equivalent of $20,000 per […]
  • “We don’t get credit for the things we do,” the CEO of a major jansan organization told me, regarding his company’s sustainability efforts. This company has taken several steps to help their communities; provide benefits […]

    How Can Jansan Companies Show They Are Sustainability Focused?

    “We don’t get credit for the things we do,” the CEO of a major jansan organization told me, regarding his company’s sustainability efforts. This company has taken several steps to help their communities; provide benefits […]