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PLMA Returns As A Forum For Connections

PLMA Returns As A Forum For Connections PLMA 2022 Trade Show Floor The passion was back on the floor of The Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) tradeshow for the 2022 return to normal. It was clear that the time off reenergized everyone’s passion for connection and left the Private Label Industry seeking new ideas. Manufacturers…

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Trends from the Natural Products Expo West Tradeshow

Trends from the Natural Products Expo West Tradeshow Trade shows are back.  We were on location for the Natural Product Expo West tradeshow last week with about seventy thousand buyers, exhibitors, and industry professionals.  The atmosphere was almost exuberant as attendees and exhibitors all celebrated being back together in person.   The natural products industry has…

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What Is A Peer Group?

What Is A Peer Group A peer group is made up of business leaders with similar roles in similar sized businesses. They meet on a regular basis to discuss challenges, opportunities, strategies, innovation, and other topics impacting their business. Since each member talks about their business, each group member gets feedback on their ideas and…

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Top 12 Reasons to Join a Peer Group

Top 12 Reasons to Join a Peer Group I’ve been facilitating peer groups for almost a decade, and I’ve realized that no matter the subject matter of the group, or the economic environment when it takes place, members leave the meeting feeling more inspired, motivated, and confident than when they came into the meeting. Peer…

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Why Peer Groups?

Why Peer Groups? Being a leader at any level of an organization can be difficult. You are expected to know the answer, to have the way forward, to think of the innovative new idea. Depending on the size of your organization and your position, there may be relatively few people internally for you to collaborate…