Dec 10 2014

Portrait of a Better World: Ron Hefley of Design Group

Ron Hefley-edit

Barry-Wehmiller’s “Portraits of a Better World” video series features team members from across the organization sharing how Truly Human Leadership is alive in their corner of our global organization. Whether describing their leadership at work, their contributions within their communities, or the indirect impact of our culture on their families, these short vignettes give voice …

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Nov 26 2014

Moving the Needle

BWFlo

I grew up in Ferguson, Missouri. Although Barry-Wehmiller is now a global company, one of its early headquarters was in the City of St. Louis on North Florissant, close to Ferguson. Our corporate office is now located in Clayton, MO, blocks away from the St. Louis County courthouse and police department. If you’ve been paying …

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Nov 18 2014

Maid to Lead

Kristen Hadeed

Kristen Hadeed credits failure for her success. I met this remarkable young business leader in September at a leadership retreat where she told her story. In 2009, while a junior at the University of Florida, Hadeed started Student Maid, an all-student cleaning company that today employs 400 college students in two cities with plans for …

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Nov 11 2014

The Heart of Our Message

The Heart of Our Message

At Barry-Wehmiller, we count hearts, not heads. Every month, our Culture & People Development Team compiles a report we call a “Heart Count,” to track retention and turnover in our companies.  This naming convention helps us keep in perspective what’s really important: those team members aren’t just numbers on a page; they’re more than 8,000 …

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Oct 28 2014

A Direction to Move Toward

Simon Sinek & Amy Cuddy

Several weeks ago, Simon Sinek, bestselling author, speaker and good friend of the Barry-Wehmiller organization, brought Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy to see Truly Human Leadership in action at two of our companies in northern Wisconsin. See what Simon and Amy had to say after spending time at Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) in …

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