William J. Holstein

William J. Holstein
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William J. Holstein is a journalist, consultant and speaker. He is the author of, "The Next American Economy: Blueprint For A Sustainable Recovery." For more of his work, visit www.williamjholstein.com.

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Don Rongione, CEO of Bollman Hat Co. in Adamstown, Pennsylvania, had a unique ally in his effort to shift hat production from China to Pennsylvania—famed actor Samuel L. Jackson, who, along with other Hollywood stars, was a fan of the company’s Kangol 504 woolen knit cap.

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How established companies can bring out new products that compete with the old.

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Chuck Dorsey, CEO of HALO Innovations, disrupted the baby bassinet industry—and now he may have to disrupt his own company.

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CEOs of small and medium-sized companies face very different challenges than Apple and Samsung do.

Cybersecurity: Getting Serious About Safeguards

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How I Survived a Cyber Attack by the Chinese Military

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How to Determine the Critical Difference Between ‘Markets’ and ‘Reforms’ in...

Chief executives may be forgiven for being confused about what is happening between the U.S. and Chinese governments when it comes to use of the terms "markets" and "reforms." As a recent article in the Wall Street Journal suggests, President Obama's administration is expecting that Chinese President Xi Jinping will make commitments to more market-oriented reforms when he visits Washington this month.

GE’s Appointment of Beth Comstock as Vice Chair Has Deep Meaning

It's the last gasp of summer and the world will probably not notice a small story in today's Wall Street Journal. But it might be quite important.

3D Is No Longer the “Next Big Thing”: It’s Here

Are you ready for the additive manufacturing revolution?
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