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Forecasting With Out-Liars with John Mink

With over 30 years of business experience (20 years in Supply Chain), John Mink has found much success in breaking down the traditional organizational barriers that divide functions and people within companies that impede success. Through trial, error, and continuous learning, he's been privileged to shepherd both large and small organizations, alike, in driving improvements through their Sales and Operations (S&OP) process - boosting both the customer experience and financial results.There are many professionals that understand the science behind S&OP, yet lack the interpersonal and leadership skills needed to drive sustainable results. In his book "Forecasting with Out-liars", he attempt to change the narrative around supply chain issues through real-life experiences and how they were addressed. If you are tired of the same rhetoric that "supply will get better", you must read this book.The goal is to have you see supply chain issues in a whole new light that may help you and your organization with some ideas and perspective on how to systemically change for the better. John has spent most of his career in Northern Illinois and worked for Motorola Inc. (wireless devices), Brightstar (distribution), Zebra Technologies (enterprise visibility and data capture), and Orica (mining services). He has recently joined HydraForce (Hydraulics) as VP of Global Supply Chain - embracing the next transformational challenge. Connect with Jon on Linkedin!

The Joy Choice: How to Finally Achieve Lasting Changes in Eating and Exercise. with Dr. Michelle Segar PhD

Dr. Michelle Segar’s translational research is widely recognized as relevant and practical. She is an advisor to World Health Organization, was named inaugural chair of the United States National Physical Activity Plan’s Communication Committee, an adviser to the Department of Health and Human Services, a speaker for the World Health Organization, and former director of the University of Michigan’s Sports, Health, and Activity Research and Policy Center.Michelle’s perspective is uniquely comprehensive – For her entire career she has combined academic research with real-world health coaching to pioneer methods that create sustainable healthy behavior change, and which have been adopted to boost patient health, employee health and well-being, and gym membership retention. Her first book, NO SWEAT! is used as a core text in training professionals in health coaching and patient counseling. Michelle’s interdisciplinary training includes a doctorate in Psychology (PhD), a master’s degree in Health Behavior/Health Education (MPH), a master’s degree in Kinesiology (MS) and fellowships in translational research and health care policy from UM.Michelle translates key science into sticky concepts, fun graphics, and consumer-friendly tools to produce sustainable change in the real world. She cares deeply about helping professionals and organizations learn how to apply and scale high-impact research into pragmatic products and services. She speaks and consults with organizations including Kaiser Permanente, Walmart, American Telemedicine Association, Business Group on Health, Anytime Fitness, Adidas, Google, The Permanente Medical Group, and The University of Vermont Health Network. Recently, she has advised companies designing AI and other digital and coaching approaches for patient and consumer health. A sought-after speaker and trainer, Michelle is frequently interviewed in major media outlets like The New York Times, NPR, Prevention, Fast Company, Self, Real Simple, Women’s Health, CNN, Newsy, and The Wall Street Journal. Her new book, THE JOY CHOICE (April 2022), showcases the exciting new science and method for breaking down all-or-nothing thinking and cultivating the in-the-moment decisions that support self-care, health, and well-being.