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Bill and Ryan Coppins with Tom The Coppins Para Sea Anchors story is one of Tom's favorite Mittelstand models. Founded by W.A. Coppins in 1928, the company has a contract with no less than the U.S. Navy as well as the Norwegian Coastal Administration (Coast Guard). Being located close to [more]
Wed, 08 Sep 2010 15:25:26 +0000
On October 7th, Tom will be speaking in Des Moines, Iowa at Iowa's Advanced Manufacturing Conference. The event is open to the public. If you're interested in attending, you can find out more here.
Mon, 05 Apr 2010 17:16:46 +0000
Great Easter morning walk in VT. Passed this old truck. Came back and took pics. Kinda keeps you grounded.
Fri, 22 Jan 2010 15:16:01 +0000
Last week Florence! [See the small picture sample.] This week doing taping for Audiobook version of coming Little BIG Things—8 a.m. to 5 p.m. shut in a vacuum—in a 6 foot by 6 foot room.
Mon, 16 Nov 2009 16:10:40 +0000
The slides I'm posting are for an event that took place last Wednesday. Tom's been all over the world and had Internet access, but the mountains of Ecuador proved too big an obstacle. We hope he enjoyed several days of being out of touch. In a scenic location. Sounds good [more]
Thu, 29 Oct 2009 13:04:56 +0000
Lucky boy. (He said for the 1000th time.) Had a lovely full-day seminar with wonderful folks in Luanda, Angola. It's said to be the most expensive city in the world—oil related activities booming, and relatively thin infrastructure; hence demand exceeds supply in the likes of the hospitality industry. But now [more]
Tue, 20 Oct 2009 15:52:22 +0000
Sorry, editing-editing-editing again this week. (Then, on Saturday, off to Angola and Saudi Arabia.)
Thu, 15 Oct 2009 13:44:53 +0000
Once again, AWOL. This time a weeklong trip to India followed by a 40-hour journey from New Delhi to Austin TX via god-knows-where-cubed. Then back from Austin to Boston, logging my third consecutive midnight in the air—followed by a return to intensive book editing, about round #6 or #7 or [more]
Thu, 21 May 2009 14:58:12 +0000
Last Saturday at 3 a.m. my home phone rang. It was my Hong Kong client canceling yesterday's event—just hours before I was due to leave. I inform you of this because it means that my "after 40 years" trip to Vietnam also bit the dust; hence no [brilliant, incisive, soul-searching [more]
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Wed, 13 May 2009 12:56:15 +0000
Before I leave for Hong Kong-Korea-Delhi, I thought I'd catch up with "stuff" lying in my file from my last trip to Holland-China. I think I'll do a new feature, TomChirps. I am not so keen on Twitter, but I am keen on short (140 characters—or so!) comments on stuff [more]