Entries by Bill Prettyman

Print Business Results with the Domino Theory

By Bill Prettyman Are you reaching the goals you desire in your job or for your print business? The key to achieving the results you want is to focus on your purpose and your priorities. When we know what these are and can allocate more and more time to these priorities then we will achieve […]

The Value of Creativity in Business and the Print Industry

Have you ever thought of the value creativity in business brings to you, to others, and to the print industry? Without creativity in business, we would not have ink jet printing, digital presses, or web-to-print software. There would be no apps for phones and tablets, nor would we have bar codes. There wouldn’t even be unique labels […]

Culture: The Print Industry Leader’s Best Growth Opportunity

What creates the greatest opportunity for long-term success for a print industry company? Culture. Culture, as defined by Merriam-Webster, is, “the beliefs, customs, arts … of a particular group,” and, “a way of thinking, behaving or working that exists in a place or organization.” It is the print industry leader’s responsibility to set the culture. […]

Changing Leadership Styles in the Print Industry

Leadership styles are always evolving—changes have been especially notable in the past ten years. It used to be that the most effective leadership style was “Command and Control.” This style was inspired by the way we led our troops in World War II. This method has continued to find favor right up to the present moment […]