Joined in studio by Steven Blue, CEO of Miller Ingenuity, and author of American Manufacturing 2.0: What Went Wrong and How to Make it Right. Learn more about Steve Blue here!
Discussion guide from our conversation with Steven Blue:
1. The decline of American manufacturing: what went wrong and how to make it right.
2. Why the United States is not currently considered a manufacturing powerhouse and how and when China, Mexico and other developing countries took the lead.
3. Whether the American consumers should stop buying products “Made in China” and if so, what steps should be taken.
4. What needs to be done and by who to revitalize America’s manufacturing industry – should government be responsible?
5. The 7 Values of Ingenuity™: what they are and why they are important.
6. How The 7 Values can transform any business – not just manufacturing – into a global powerhouse.
7. Why it is important to implement The 7 Values in a certain order, i.e., establishing leadership credibility first.
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About Steven Blue:
Steven is the President & CEO of Miller Ingenuity, a global supplier of mission-critical solutions in the transportation industry and author of the new book, American Manufacturing 2.0: What Went Wrong and How to Make It Right.
Blue is a nationally recognized expert in transforming businesses into global powerhouses by showing how to double and even quadruple growth. Steve regularly provides insight for leading media and industry outlets, including FOX, BusinessWeek, Forbes, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, AMA, Europe Business Review, and The Wall Street Journal. He is also founder and a monthly contributor to American City Business Journal’s popular “The League of Extraordinary CEOs,” where he interviews fellow CEOs responsible for generating rates of growth from 200 to 2,000% in less than three years.
Through his keynote addresses to audiences, ranging from CEO Clubs International to Harvard University, Blue provides insights for the business community on how to out-do, out-innovate, and out-perform the competition. His insights have led many media outlets to refer to him as one of America’s Leading Mid-Market CEOs.