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During a Crisis – No Idea is Off the Table.

Dealing with this pandemic is exhausting. Whether your business is shut down, or booming, the uncertainty about whether you and your people might be safe is something that doesn’t stop. In our case at Springfield ReManufacturing Corp., we’ve been labeled an “essential” business. We make parts for key industries like defense, health care, and agriculture. And like Steve Choate, my longtime friend, and colleague, likes to say, “Farmers are gonna farm.” If we’re going to keep our factories open we need to do everything under God to keep them safe. It’s got me up at night, and up early in the morning, trying to think through every scenario I can dream of.
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Can Thinking Like Owners Save the Car Industry?

On Monday, September 15, 2019, thousands of factory workers went on strike. It was the first time the union, the United Auto Workers, or UAW, had called for a work stoppage in a decade. It remains to be seen if and when the strike will have any significant impact on any of the automotive-related businesses at SRC.
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What Businesses Can Learn From The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team

If you’re like us, you were glued to the TV in the summer of 2019 watching the women’s World Cup matches. Spoiler alert: The U.S. women were the class of the tournament. But what made the U.S. team so much better than their competition? Certainly, American strikers like Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan were among the top scorers during the tournament. But every team had its star players. We’d argue that the reason the U.S. team captured it’s fourth World Cup is that they were the best team from top to bottom. We think there are a few lessons businesses can learn from these champions when it comes to building their own teams.
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Our approach to running a company was developed to help close one of the biggest gaps in business: the gap between managers and employees. We call our open-book approach The Great Game of Business. What lies at the heart of The Game is a very simple proposition: The best, most efficient, most profitable way to operate a business is to give everybody in the company a voice in saying how the company is run and a stake in the outcome. Let us teach you how to develop a culture of ownership, where employees think, act and feel like owners.