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Manufacturing Talk Radio is a weekly Talk Radio Podcast broadcast to manufacturers of all sizes across the globe. Show host, Lew Weiss, and co-host, Tim Grady, present breaking manufacturing news and tackle business trends and economic forecasts in manufacturing for small, medium and large manufacturers across the globe.


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Episode 278: L.E.D.R. – Giving Students A Chance To Explore Their Leadership Skills And Connect With Peers

Host Lew Weiss on location at Camp Winnebago in Rockaway New Jersey. Lew joins NJMEP CEO John Kennedy for interviews with students attending the Leadership Excellence – Direct Results (L.E.D.R.) program, which Mr. Kennedy has sponsored for the past 7 years. L.E.D.R. is a week-long retreat designed to give students a chance to explore their leadership skills, to connect with peers, and to learn how to get involved in their community. Students conduct interviews with professionals in a variety of fields, getting valuable career advice. A few of the attendees took time to speak with Lew about their career goals and their experiences with the L.E.D.R. program.

Check out this special on-location video interview only right here on Manufacturing Talk Radio.



Lewis Weiss

Mr. Lewis Weiss is Host of Manufacturing Talk Radio and President of All Metals & Forge Group, the principal sponsor of the show. He has 60 years in the metals industry as a manufacturer of open die forgings and seamless rolled rings, running a business that sells forged products globally to OEMs, major manufacturers, mid-size first- and second-tier suppliers, and small metalworking companies. Lewis Weiss puts his experience in manufacturing to good use as an expert consultant on various TV and radio programs nationwide.

Tim Grady

Mr. Tim Grady is an Executive Producer and Co-host of Manufacturing Talk Radio. He brings more than 25 years of knowledge as a senior strategist and business advisor to companies of all sizes in more than thirty industries, advising them on revving up revenues, macro and micro marketing, strategic selling, organization optimization, website ergonomics, data mining, and other external or internal factors that can accelerate or impede business operations and net profit.


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