WITH THE OPENING OF THE NEW MIELE CENTER IN SAN FRANCISCO, MIELE MARKED THE FIRST OF MANY MILESTONES IN 2014. LOCATED IN THE SOBEL BUILDING IN THE CITY’S DESIGN DISTRICT, THE NEW CENTER FEATURES MORE THAN 4,500 SQ. FT. OF DESIGN SPACE, MORE THAN TRIPLE THE SIZE OF ITS PREVIOUS LOCATION.
Large scale artwork depicting the Golden Gate Bridge and cable cars, iconic to San Francisco, flank the side walls, while various appliance configurations showcase the endless design possibilities available to create the ideal Miele kitchen. The Miele Centers are a core component to the Miele experience,” explained Nick Ord, president of Miele USA. “Located in major metropolitans around the world including Paris, London, Tokyo and ten here in the United States, there is simply no better way to ‘test drive’ our products and understand the innovation and engineering that Miele is renowned for, than through our Centers. Each showroom is vibrant, engaging and provides consumers with the opportunity to experience the brand first hand, through hands- on cooking demonstrations, culinary classes and educational opportunities.”
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THE 2014 INTERNATIONAL HOME + HOUSEWARES SHOW IS GARNERING RAVE REVIEWS FROM BUYERS AND SELLERS. THE SHOW WAS SOLD OUT WITH 2,100 EXHIBITORS FROM 45 COUNTRIES AND RECORDED MORE THAN 60,000 IN INCREASED TOTAL BUYER ATTENDANCE. THE INCREASE INCLUDED SIGNIFICANT GROWTH FROM OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES.
SLATED FOR SUCCESS: POPULARITY OF GE’S NEWEST PREMIUM FINISH AND CURRENT COLOR TRENDS LEAD TO SLATE EXPANSION
In the home, gray is more than a shade between black and white. According to the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), gray will be the fastest-growing color scheme in the kitchen in 2014. The popularity of this muted, natural color fits perfectly with the trending transitional style for the kitchen.
By Dan Quiggle
Lead Like Reagan is a guide to more effective leadership, inspired by the Great Communicator himself. Drawing upon his time serving Ronald Reagan, author Dan Quiggle relates lessons learned first-hand from his front row seat to history. Using Reagan and other prominent business leaders as examples, Quiggle illustrates what leadership looks like at the highest levels, why such leadership is effective, and how it can be successfully emulated. Readers will learn strategies to motivate, communicate, and inspire, forming a unique leadership template with personal application.
Dan Quiggle was given the opportunity of a lifetime to work in the Office of Ronald Reagan following President Reagan’s return to California in 1989. Dan participated in countless events, helped with advance work, staff logistics and was able to observe firsthand Ronald Reagan’s leadership style, his communication savvy and his skill in endearing himself to a variety of people, regardless of their political persuasion. Sitting at the feet of greatness and personally observing what Ronald Reagan did and said, made an indelible mark on Dan’s own personal leadership style, shaping his thoughts about the key traits and actions of great leaders. In Lead Like Reagan, readers gain insight into both the personal attributes and leadership traits which are required to lead with vision, excellence, and impact. Practical advice and inspiring vision provide a template to:
Leadership is a process of continual growth and Ronald Reagan provides an inspiring example. Lead Like Reagan is a meaningful and memorable guide to leadership, forging a framework for inspiring greatness and achieving success.
About the Author
Author: Dan Quiggle is the founder of The Quiggle Group, president and CEO of America’s Choice Title Company, and dean of faculty for the Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C. He began his professional career in the office of Ronald Reagan and learned leadership directly from the “Great Communicator” himself. Dan has been recognized as a top speaker nationally for Vistage and YPO and is a highly sought-after keynote speaker on leadership for America’s top associations and corporations.