This unusually mild and snow-free winter calls to mind thoughts of forecasts and how inaccurate they can be. Does your business depend on the weather? Demographics? Economic cycles? Some other outside factor that may or may not be predictable? If so, then accurate forecasts may be particularly challenging. Is there a cure for the bad forecast blues?
Advice and Assistance for Manufacturers.
Football season is here and once again I am reminded of one of the most overused but still valid sports
metaphors around . . .
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