Weekly Wrap Up For September 8, 2023

Tim Fiore, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business(R) discusses New Orders, Production, Employment, Supplier Deliveries, and Inventories that make up the composite Purchasing Manager’s Index Number of 47.6 for August 2023, an improvement from the July reading of 46.4, with better performance in 4 out of the 5 measurements.

To stay competitive in the manufacturing sector these days we have to continue to evolve with technology. As wireless networks become more critical to manufacturing, keeping them online is a priority. Today’s guest Roger Sands is co-founder and CEO of Wyebot, the leader in AI-driven WiFi Automation. They provide cost-effective future-proofing of your network in real-time. If avoiding network issues and costly downtime is a priority this episode is a must-watch. Host Lew Weiss shares some of his hard-learned business continuity advice and discusses how to get ahead of increasing network complexity and avoid downtime with Wyebot.

Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair for the Services Report on Business(R) highlights the strengths in the Services Sectors that continues to defy recession, which has disappeared from the conversation. The report is well above the midline of 50 and continues to grow.

Molly Rose Speed is a military wife and the Founder & CEO of Virtual Assistant Management, an online training and placement company with a mission to provide virtual jobs for military spouses. In this episode, Molly discusses the importance a Virtual Assistant can bring to both business owners and the everyday person juggling family responsibilities. Her motto, “Build a career around your life, not a life around your career,” starts with giving yourself permission to offload everyday tasks to others and start enjoying life.