Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Maytag Innovation Years

Fast and Furious Innovation from Maytag Beginning with the *ill-fated Maytag Neptune washer launched in 1997, Maytag followed with a steady stream of innovative products into the early part of the following decade. All of these appliances were based on … Continue reading

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3 Appliance Hits

Three Major Appliance Winners In an earlier blog I wrote about three major appliance flops: the Whirlpool Polara Range, the Maytag Drying Cabinet, and the Jenn-Air Accellis 5XP speed cooking microwave. Now it's time to look at three really successful … Continue reading

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3 Big Appliance Flops

Three Appliance Industry Epic Fails During a career in the major appliance industry I've witnessed the introduction and growth of many great new products such as microwave ovens, convection ovens, induction cooktops, steam washers and dryers, french door refrigerators, and … Continue reading

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Learning from the Miracle on the Hudson

Leadership Lessons author’s note: Before I opened the WordPress Blog Insights-2-Ignite, I had posted a few blogs on a blog platform called Posterous. Now Posterous is closing so I’ve redeemed this blog from my archives (Jan. 2012) and re-posted it … Continue reading

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