Making Madison

with Buckley Brinkman

May 2017


Wayne Gretzky and the workforce

Watching the Stanley Cup playoffs got me thinking about Wayne Gretzky and two of the most overused quotes in business presentation history.

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The canceled contract

The traditional employment contract is dead. Let others mourn its demise. Instead, radically engage the ideas and people that put you on a path to lifetime learning.

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About This Blog

Buckley Brinkman is executive director and CEO of the Wisconsin Center for Manufacturing & Productivity and writes about the manufacturing sector in Greater Madison and throughout Wisconsin. He has a breadth of experience in helping companies drive growth, world-class competitiveness, and performance excellence, and has led efforts to save dozens of operations in the U.S. by finding new ways for them to compete. A Wisconsin native, Brinkman holds a business degree from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.



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