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Encore Wire CEO Announces $30M Texas Expansion

Following in the footsteps of Kohls, Toyota and several other organizations that have either moved to Texas or expanded their operations there, Encore Wire Corporation President and CEO Daniel Jones announced that the company, which is celebrating 25 years in the McKinney, Texas community, will invest more than $30 million to expand its manufacturing facilities and provide more than 125 new jobs in the Texas town.

Lynn Russo Whylly Daily Best of the Web , Manufacturing July 30 2014

First Time CEO? Here Are Some Tips to Help Make Your Transition Smooth

There’s a wealth of information available for new CEOs seeking leadership advice. Here are a few points I think are perfect for first-timers.

Lynn Russo Whylly Leadership & Strategy July 18 2014

How Private Companies Can Benefit From Boards

While private companies are not required to have boards of directors, some may want to. Here are 6 reasons why having a board in a private company is a good idea.

Lynn Russo Whylly Boards of Directors , Private Company Boards July 14 2014

The Benefits of Having an Advisory Board

Advisory boards are a great way to have access to a select group of industry experts and thought leaders. These people are close at hand when needed, but do not have voting rights in your organization.

Lynn Russo Whylly Advisory Boards July 14 2014

Apple’s Cook Among CEOs Revamping Their Board of Directors

Need to overcome an embarrassing situation, rescue your brand from financial disaster, shift the company in a new direction or shore up some expertise in a currently weak area? It may be time to make a change to your board, as these companies are.

Lynn Russo Whylly Boards of Directors July 14 2014

Data Hacking: What Board Members Need to Know

Boards of directors are finding themselves in a position of having to shore up their tech skills in an area where, a year ago, they didn’t have any skills at all beyond simply asking the CTO, “Is our data security working? Great. Good. Have a nice day.” Now they’re struggling simply to understand the right questions to ask.

Lynn Russo Whylly Boards of Directors , Data Security/Cyber Security July 14 2014

It’s Time to Have a Frank Talk With Your Leadership Team About the Future

Businesses of every size across every sector are facing disruptive transformations today.

Lynn Russo Whylly Leadership & Strategy , Profitability/Growth July 10 2014

Why the Judges Chose Bob Iger as CEO of the Year

With a formidable list of finalists, members of the 2014 Chief Executive of the Year selection committee faced a tough choice, but they concluded that Disney’s Bob Iger merited the honor. Comments from each of the judges follow.

Lynn Russo Whylly CEO of the Year July 10 2014

Employment and Revenue Growth Still Strong

Sixty percent of mid-market firms reported improved overall performance in the first quarter of 2014.

Lynn Russo Whylly Mid-Market Report July 10 2014

New Data Helps Manufacturers Determine Where to Expand

The 2014 Manufacturing and Logistic Report gave Michigan, Indiana, Iowa, Oregon and South Carolina an “A” for manufacturing health, while five states received Fs and 10 received Ds.

Lynn Russo Whylly Manufacturing July 7 2014

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