Community & Opinions http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7380/more en Who's Hiring? http://ewweb.com/community-opinions/whos-hiring <div class="node-body article-body">During the past 7-10 days, Eaton, Anixter and Crescent Electric Supply dominated the new job posting at EW LinkedIn. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/community-opinions/whos-hiring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/community-opinions/whos-hiring#comments Community & Opinions Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:41:00 +0000 15521 at http://ewweb.com 1,000 Nicks: How distributors fail http://ewweb.com/editorial-commentary/1000-nicks-how-distributors-fail <div class="field-deck"> It’s usually not a single fatal blow that dooms a distributorship. More often it’s a combination of bumps and bruises that could have been avoided. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Did you ever stop and think about why some electrical distributors die?&nbsp; What were the reasons for their demise?</p> <p>Consultant Bruce Merrifield was for many years a regular speaker at electrical industry meetings. One thing he said that always stuck with me is that distributors usually perish from a thousand different nicks rather than from one competitor that cuts them off at the neck with one cut from a sharp competitive sabre. Let&rsquo;s take a look at some of the most common &ldquo;nicks.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/editorial-commentary/1000-nicks-how-distributors-fail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/editorial-commentary/1000-nicks-how-distributors-fail#comments Editorial Commentary Commentary Silver Tue, 11 Feb 2014 22:58:00 +0000 14281 at http://ewweb.com <p>Jim Lucy, Chief Editor</p> EW's Quote of the Day: 11/01/2013 http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ews-quote-day-11012013 <div class="node-body article-body">Find out about the childhood of CarTalk's Ray Magliozzi.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ews-quote-day-11012013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ews-quote-day-11012013#comments Community & Opinions Fri, 01 Nov 2013 12:35:00 +0000 11721 at http://ewweb.com EW's Quote of the Day: 10/23/2013 http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ews-quote-day-10232013 <div class="node-body article-body">Electrical Wholesaling’s editors have kicked off a new online feature that we think you will enjoy. We all have favorite quotes from business leaders, celebrities, sports figures, musicians, childhood heroes, family members and others. Do you have a favorite quote on leadership, sales, marketing or management that you would like to share with Electrical Wholesaling’s online audience? Please send them along.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ews-quote-day-10232013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ews-quote-day-10232013#comments Community & Opinions Wed, 23 Oct 2013 19:04:00 +0000 11631 at http://ewweb.com EW's Quote of the Day: 10/22/2013 http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ews-quote-day-10222013 <div class="node-body article-body">In honor of the World Series starting tomorrow, here's another quote from one of the most quotable athletes ever -- Satchel Paige.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ews-quote-day-10222013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ews-quote-day-10222013#comments Community & Opinions Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:52:00 +0000 11601 at http://ewweb.com EW's Quote of the Day: 10/21/2013 http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ews-quote-day-10212013 <div class="node-body article-body">With the World Series starting this week, we thought you might enjoy this quote from Satchel Paige.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ews-quote-day-10212013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ews-quote-day-10212013#comments Community & Opinions Mon, 21 Oct 2013 14:50:00 +0000 11511 at http://ewweb.com EW's Quote of the Day: 10/18/2013 http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ews-quote-day-10182013 <div class="node-body article-body"><p> <strong>Editor&rsquo;s note. </strong><em>Electrical Wholesaling&rsquo;s </em>editors have kicked off a new online feature that we think you will enjoy. We all have favorite quotes from business leaders, celebrities, sports figures, musicians, childhood heroes, family members and others. Do you have a favorite quote on leadership, sales, marketing or management that you would like to share with <em>Electrical Wholesaling&rsquo;s </em>online audience?</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ews-quote-day-10182013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ews-quote-day-10182013#comments Community & Opinions Fri, 18 Oct 2013 16:58:00 +0000 11491 at http://ewweb.com EW's Quote of the Day: 10/15/2013 http://ewweb.com/editorial-commentary/ews-quote-day-10152013 <div class="node-body article-body">Read what jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker said about persistence.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/editorial-commentary/ews-quote-day-10152013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/editorial-commentary/ews-quote-day-10152013#comments Editorial Commentary Tue, 15 Oct 2013 15:42:00 +0000 11401 at http://ewweb.com EW's Quote of the Day: 10/08/2013 http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ews-quote-day-10082013 <div class="node-body article-body">We can all learn about leadership from Colin Powell. Check out this quote.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ews-quote-day-10082013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ews-quote-day-10082013#comments Community & Opinions Tue, 08 Oct 2013 14:13:00 +0000 11131 at http://ewweb.com EW’s Quote of the Day: 10/07/2013 http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ew-s-quote-day-10072013 <div class="node-body article-body">Looking for great quotes on leadership? Google Winston Churchill. Today's quote from him is a beauty. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ew-s-quote-day-10072013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/community-amp-opinions/ew-s-quote-day-10072013#comments Community & Opinions Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:40:00 +0000 10991 at http://ewweb.com