Sam Walton

Sam Walton Quotes on Customers, Success, and Leadership

Sam Walton was the founder of Walmart. He valued his customers as well as his employees. Therefore, he encouraged his employees to be great leaders. He also encouraged them to be successful. Walton also believed that the customer should come…

Influential Management Consultants from the 20th Century

Consultants Who Impacted Manufacturing Manufacturers commonly rely on consultants to help advance their business strategies. Let's take a step back in time to look at several legendary business consultants. Three prominent management…

Inspiring Business Quotes Help Conquer Tough Times 

Being an entrepreneur requires a consistent positive attitude. You need your game face on at all times. Display constant determination. Maintain a laser focus. Especially during stressful periods and even when a bad day occurs. We all need to…
Rockefeller

Book Review on "Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr."

"Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr." What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the name, Rockefeller? Money? Extreme wealth? Massive success? Monopolist? Philanthropist? As you are most likely aware, John D. Rockefeller…
Mina Miller Edison

Mina Miller Edison: The Force Behind Thomas Edison

Mina Miller Edison It has been my privilege this year to learn about the dynamic Mina Miller Edison. Especially as a role model for aspiring young women just starting a career. Currently as a college senior as well as with my position as a…
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Creating Proprietary Product Line at a Custom Manufacturer

As we continue our blog series on New Product Development, this post covers creating a proprietary product line. In particular, creating a proprietary product line from the perspective of a custom manufacturer. Our team at Falconer Electronics…
Prototyping

Prototyping = Lower Risk & Increases Profit Potential

New Product Success with Prototyping  As we continue discussions on the steps for New Product Development, taking your idea to market requires numerous steps. Today we discuss Prototyping. Once you have perfected your product on paper or…

Action Movies with the Intense Bomb Defusing Wire Cuts

Anyone who loves action movies looks forward to the intense pivotal scene that has you on the edge of your seat. It's the one in which the main character is sweating holding a pair of clippers to a series of wires. Then, he turns to another…
Relatable Manufacturers That Could be Your Best Friend
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Relatable Manufacturers: Movie Manufacturers that Could be Your Best Friend

As we continue our blog series on American Manufacturers in the Movies, today we discuss "Movie Manufacturers That Could Be Your Best Friend." You know the type. Characters who are outrageously funny, lovable and a bit on the crazy side. Those…
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Accidental Manufacturers: Our Favorite Movie Heroes Who Weren't Heroes

As we continue our blog series on American Manufacturers in the Movies, today we take a look at movie characters who became "Accidental Manufacturers". What do we mean by "Accidental Manufacturers"? Those who stumbled into manufacturing by…
Real-Life Manufacturers
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Real-Life Manufacturers in the Movies: Our Favorites Who Made an Impact

Last week we kicked off our blog series on American Manufacturers in the Movies. We started our series by identifying movies featuring Millionaire Manufacturers (who are most likely billionaire manufacturers by now). These fictional characters…
Ted Arnn

Interview with Ted Arnn, Great-Nephew of Thomas and Mina Edison

Wow! Our team at Falconer Electronics was recently blessed with an amazing opportunity. Ted Arnn, a great-nephew of Thomas Edison and his wife Mina Miller Edison, provided us with an outstanding interview. We were absolutely thrilled with…