67 episodes

Are you a leader in an industrial or manufacturing company and want to hear from others just like you? In this podcast, you’ll hear from experts that focus on industrial and manufacturing topics and learn the latest trends, ideas, and breakthroughs along with practical tools you can use to stay on top of your game. Listen to real people in the trenches every day just like you!

Topics will include the latest strategies to grow your business, new technology updates in areas like additive manufacturing, digital transformation, operations improvements, security, sustainability, HR, design, trade, and regulation.

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Are you a leader in an industrial or manufacturing company and want to hear from others just like you? In this podcast, you’ll hear from experts that focus on industrial and manufacturing topics and learn the latest trends, ideas, and breakthroughs along with practical tools you can use to stay on top of your game. Listen to real people in the trenches every day just like you!

Topics will include the latest strategies to grow your business, new technology updates in areas like additive manufacturing, digital transformation, operations improvements, security, sustainability, HR, design, trade, and regulation.

    55: The 5 Steps to Building a World-Class Leadership Team

    55: The 5 Steps to Building a World-Class Leadership Team

    In manufacturing, we always strive for constant improvement. 
    Which makes it easy to get preoccupied with what’s wrong.
    But we shouldn’t lose sight of everything going right every day. 
    And recognition for the people putting in the hard work for those successes is a skill every leadership team should have. 
    It’s so important that our most recent guest, Kevin Snook, CEO of Saxagon Limited, devotes a whole chapter to it in his book, Make It Right, which outlines the 5 essential steps to building a world-class leadership team. 

    • 30 min
    54. Break Free from Constraints with Specific Design

    54. Break Free from Constraints with Specific Design

    Practice makes perfect, right?
    Well, not always… 
    Often, the process you’ve practiced longest is what’s holding you back.
    That’s why Ethan Escowitz, Founder at Arris Composites, is championing specific design — a simple design philosophy that unlocks a world of potential. 
    What we talked about:
    How specific design is changing the rules of manufacturing Why the approach may be the key to reshoring How specific design helps you deliver value to your customers  
    #Growth series, Todd Hockenberry cohost:
    This #Growth episode is hosted by Todd Hockenberry, Consultant, Advisor, & Coach for industrial manufacturing companies at Top Line Results.
    You can find this interview, and many more, by subscribing to the Industrial + Manufacturing podcast on Apple Podcasts, on Spotify, or here.

    • 24 min
    53: Studying Sales: How a Student Sees the Profession

    53: Studying Sales: How a Student Sees the Profession

    There is a lot you need to learn to be successful in sales.
    But contrary to what some people believe… 
    Sales can be taught.
    Just ask Abby Hockenberry, a senior at Stetson University studying sales and — as the last name may have given away — my daughter. 
    Abby has a unique insight into the current state of sales in the classroom and I invited her on the show to share what she’s learned pursuing a sales education. 
    In this episode, we discuss:
    Misconceptions about sales Why you need to do your homework How to tackle awkward conversations


    This #Growth episode is hosted by Todd Hockenberry, Consultant, Advisor, & Coach for industrial manufacturing companies at Top Line Results.
    You can find this interview, and many more, by subscribing to the Industrial + Manufacturing podcast on Apple Podcasts, on Spotify, or here.

    • 21 min
    52: #Growth: The State of Sustainability: The Future for Solar Energy

    52: #Growth: The State of Sustainability: The Future for Solar Energy

    More organizations are looking to reduce their carbon footprint.
    Solar energy is leading the pack when it comes to renewables… 
    But how much return can you expect on your investment?
    In this episode, I catch up with Tyler Kanczuzewski, VP of Marketing & Sustainability at Inovateus Solar, to find out.
    We discuss:
    How COVID-19 is impacting the solar business Finding return on your solar investment Solar and your environmental impact  
    #Growth series, Todd Hockenberry cohost:
    This #Growth episode is hosted by Todd Hockenberry, Consultant, Advisor, & Coach for industrial manufacturing companies at Top Line Results.
    You can find this interview, and many more, by subscribing to the Industrial + Manufacturing podcast on Apple Podcasts, on Spotify, or here.

    • 24 min
    51: Why COVID-19 Is the Perfect Time for Aggressive Marketing

    51: Why COVID-19 Is the Perfect Time for Aggressive Marketing

    The world changed overnight with COVID-19.
     
    Some companies played it safe… 
     
    But the ones who are thriving got aggressive.
     
    Just ask Tom Lefaivre, President/CEO at Anchor Harvey. When he saw the changes coming, he doubled down on aggressive marketing tactics. 
     
    And Anchor Harvey aren’t just surviving — they’re thriving. 
     
    In this episode, Tom explains:
    Why aggressive marketing is paying off Why reshoring may become a long-term trend Why everything Anchor Harvey does is data-driven


    This #Growth episode is hosted by Todd Hockenberry, Consultant, Advisor, & Coach for industrial manufacturing companies at Top Line Results.
    You can find this interview, and many more, by subscribing to the Industrial + Manufacturing podcast on Apple Podcasts, on Spotify, or here.

    • 28 min
    50: How Custom Manufacturing Helps Re-Shore Supply Chains

    50: How Custom Manufacturing Helps Re-Shore Supply Chains

    It’s pretty obvious 2020 has changed the world. 
    COVID-19 exposed weaknesses we didn’t know we had…
    Especially when it comes to supply chains.
    Our guest today is Gregory Paulsen, Director of Application Engineering at Xometry, a company that may help change how we look at supply chains. 
    Xometry is a custom manufacturing marketplace designed to make the procurement process easier for domestic buyers and suppliers. 
    What we talked about:
    How Xometry is taking the pain out of the procurement process How large marketplaces like Xometry can help with re-shoring efforts.  The challenge of reaching your target audience (and how to overcome it)  
    This #Growth episode is hosted by Todd Hockenberry, Consultant, Advisor, & Coach for industrial manufacturing companies at Top Line Results.

    • 26 min

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A must listen if you want to drive results

Todd brings together unique insights and experience that provides value to every listener.

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Loaded with value and helpful advice

Todd and his guests cover some fantastic subjects and really dive in. They go beyond the typical shallow answers and get to the stuff that really helps. Manufacturing brands would really benefit from all the shared experience and knowledge.

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Todd is a true sales and marketing expert, which means he can build bridges in and out of sales and marketing from other teams, departments, and organizations and across verticals. Here, his focus and emphasis is on manufacturing, but the podcast brings you so much more.

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