Defining Moments

by Todd McDonald on January 19, 2017

According to Ed Thompson, vice president and renowned analyst at Gartner, defining moments are “points in time when the essential nature of a person, group, organization or industry emerges.” They are rare, meaningful moments that have significant consequences. If you are lucky, you have experienced a defining moment or two, from a life-changing personal event […]


Imagine you’ve just come from the doctor where you’ve found out you need a kidney transplant. You have a few options, wait on a national list, or attempt a transplant from a sibling or your identical twin. The choice to attempt a transplant from your identical twin is a no-brainer for success. Success rates from identical twin […]


How to motivate a TEQnologist

October 20, 2016

We’ve all seen them – the stunning photos of soaring eagles, mountains and fall foliage with bold captions such as:  “Teamwork”,” Focus” and “Persistence”. Becoming popular in the early 90’s with the launch of Successories, this wall art became a staple in many corporations. The art was displayed proudly in break rooms and hallways. The […]

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Seven Sustainability Goals for Thermoforming

August 22, 2016

Environmentally-friendly, natural, organic, green, recycling… These are just a few common interpretations of the word sustainability. But what does it really mean? The EPA defines sustainability as the creation and maintenance of the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic and other requirements of present […]

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