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New York Needs To Invest In Manufacturing Growth

New York Needs To Invest In Manufacturing Growth Randy Wolken, President & CEO The manufacturing economy continues to recover. Now it’s time to secure vital manufacturing and tech sector growth...

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In Search of Excellence

In Search of Excellence David Freund, Chief Leadership Officer Last week I wrote about what I learned in 2021. On our podcast, Marisa and I discussed several topics in detail....

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Strategic Intuition vs. Strategic Planning: Chapter Summary

Strategic Intuition vs. Strategic Planning: Chapter Summary I co-host a leadership book club called the High Impact Reading Challenge with Positive Psychology Coach, Lisa Sears. The last book we read...

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It’s Time To Get Involved!

It’s Time To Get Involved! Randy Wolken, President & CEO So much has changed in our state and nation. This last year, manufacturers and businesses have been severely challenged with...

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What I Learned in 2021

What I Learned in 2021 David Freund, Chief Leadership Officer If you have been following my emails for any length of time, you know that the week between Christmas and...

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2022 State of the State Summary

Governor Kathy Hochul presented her first State of the State address in the NYS Assembly Chamber on January 5, 2022. She will unveil her proposed Executive 2022-23 budget in mid-January....

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Breaking Up is Hard to Do: 5 Steps to Ending a Project without Ruining Your Reputation

Breaking Up is Hard to Do: 5 Steps to Ending a Project without Ruining Your Reputation A few weeks ago one of my mentees-turned-friends asked to have a call with...

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The National Institute for Innovation and Technology receives funding from the US Department of Labor to lead the expansion of the nation’s Registers Apprenticeships in strategic supply chains

The National Institute for Innovation and Technology receives funding from the US Department of Labor to lead the expansion of the nation's Registers Apprenticeships in strategic supply chains Major Focus...

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Statement from MACNY President & CEO Randy Wolken on Governor Hochul’s 2022 State of the State Address

On behalf of MACNY – The Manufacturers Association, we applaud Governor Kathy Hochul’s continued commitment to investing in workforce development initiatives across the state, which includes expanding access to registered...

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Governor Kathy Hochul Delivers Historic State of The State Pledging a New Era for New York

Governor Kathy Hochul Delivers Historic State of The State Pledging a New Era for New York Randy Wolken, President & CEO On Wednesday, Governor Kathy Hochul stood in the New...

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Manufacturing Matters: January 2022

Click here to view this month’s issue of Manufacturing Matters. INSIDE THIS ISSUE: Cover Story: MACNY Welcomes Justyna Valencia as Workforce Development Specialist   Page 3 | President's Message: Happy New Year!...

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Ashley Stoltz Joins MACNY as Workforce Development Specialist

Please join us in welcoming Ashley Stoltz to the team! Ashley has joined the organization as a Workforce Development Specialist. In her role, Ashley will support MACNY’s New York State...

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Quotable Quotes

Quotable Quotes David Freund, Chief Leadership Officer Have you ever wondered why we seem to love quotes so much? Why is it that if a certain person said something, we...

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Recognizing Blame: How to Break the Habit of Making Excuses

Recognizing Blame: How to Break the Habit of Making Excuses We all do it. Something goes wrong, a customer complains, a colleague asks a question and what do we do?...

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Ready, Get Set…

Ready, Get Set… David Freund, Chief Leadership Officer We are just about ready to start 2022. Time waits for no one, so we better be ready and get set to...

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Look Back to Leap Forward: One Simple Way to Achieve more in the Coming Year

Look Back to Leap Forward: One Simple Way to Achieve more in the Coming Year Laura Thorne, Official MACNY Consulting Partner As 2021 comes to an end, be sure to...

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Traditions

Traditions David Freund, Chief Leadership Officer As I sit down to write this post, I am listening to a Boston Pops Orchestra Christmas album. This season of the year is...

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Justyna Valencia Joins MACNY as Workforce Development Specialist

Please join us in welcoming Justyna Valencia to the team! Justyna has joined the organization as a Workforce Development Specialist. In her role, Justyna will support MACNY’s New York State...

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Time To Take Action On Your Supply Chain

Time To Take Action On Your Supply Chain Randy Wolken, President & CEO Most of MACNY’s members are being hurt by their supply chain challenges. Unfortunately, I don’t expect those...

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Six Steps to Successful Empowerment

Six Steps to Successful Empowerment David Freund, Chief Leadership Officer Last week we talked about deciding who we should empower. We covered the three things you need to look for:...

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