Manufacturer’s Library

The podcast of the Book Manufacturers’ Institute, the trade association representing those involved in the printing, binding and distribution of the printed book.

Today’s episode is an interview with Dr. Perri Klass. Dr. Klass is Professor of Journalism and Pediatrics at New York University and Co-Director of NYU Florence. She attended Harvard Medical School and writes the weekly column, “The Checkup,” for the New York Times Science Section. She has written extensively about medicine, children, literacy, and knitting. Her new book, A Good Time to Be Born: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future, is an account of how victories over infant and child mortality have changed the world. 

Perri is the National Medical Director of Reach Out and Read, a national program which promotes early literacy through pediatric primary care, with guidance about reading aloud for parents and children’s books provided at routine well child visits. 

This interview took place on April 8th, 2021.   

Hello and welcome to the Manufacturer’s Library, the podcast of the Book Manufacturers’ Institute. BMI is the trade association representing companies involved in the printing, binding and distribution of the printed book, as well as the suppliers who support them.

Today’s episode is an interview with Books for Africa Executive Director, Patrick Plonski and Books for Africa, and longtime publishing executive Gary Zelko. This interview took place on February 19th, 2021.   

Hello and welcome to the Manufacturer’s Library, the podcast of the Book Manufacturers’ Institute. BMI is the trade association representing companies involved in the printing, binding and distribution of the printed book, as well as the suppliers who support them.

Today’s episode is an interview with published author Jon Skovron. Jon has written several books across several genres. This interview took place on February 8th, 2021.   

From the 2019 Spring Management Conference, hear from HR expert Dr. Ashley Lesko, SPHR as she discusses how automation is coming to change the industry as we know it. It is up to the leaders to understand how the changes that automation will bring will impact the employees involved so that the organization, leaders and employees of the businesses can survive… and thrive.

  • High level Change Management – interventions at 3 levels (changes for individuals, teams and organization
  • The impact of Change Management – How to mitigate problems caused by poor change management
  • Ideas on implementing automation in your area – with minimal impact or even appreciation by your employees
  • Motivation techniques – a look at 9 “career anchors” to help leaders understand their employees to get them to accomplish the mission 

From the 2019 BMI Fall Annual Conference, hear from Rich Sheridan of Menlo Innovations. You won’t get to joy by leading the way you always led. You, the leader, will need to make change, serious change. In this talk, Rich will explore his own journey to joy, how he had to learn to lead in a completely different way, by doing so, witnessed results that exceeded his wildest expectations. All of these lessons are available to everyone no matter how big their company or how old their organization.

Hello and welcome to the Manufacturer’s Library, the podcast of the Book Manufacturers’ Institute. BMI is the trade association representing companies involved in the printing, binding and distribution of the printed book, as well as the suppliers who support them.

Today’s episode is an interview with educational publishing industry expert Jay Diskey. Jay is a former staffer of AAP and currently runs his own Public Affairs firm. This interview took place on December 2nd, 2020.   

You can find Jay at https://www.diskeypublicaffairs.com/

Hello and welcome to the Manufacturer’s Library, the podcast of the Book Manufacturers’ Institute. BMI is the trade association representing companies involved in the printing, binding and distribution of the printed book, as well as the suppliers who support them.

Today’s episode is an interview with Two Sides North America Executive Director, Phil Riebel. This interview took place on Nov 10th, 2020.   

Hello and welcome to the Manufacturer’s Library, the podcast of the Book Manufacturers’ Institute. BMI is the trade association representing companies involved in the printing, binding and distribution of the printed book, as well as the suppliers who support them.

Today’s episode is an interview with upcoming Annual Conference panelist Janelle Cherrington. Janelle is a Senior Vice President at Scholastic. This interview took place on Oct 12th, 2020.   

Hello and welcome to the Manufacturer’s Library, the podcast of the Book Manufacturers’ Institute. BMI is the trade association representing companies involved in the printing, binding and distribution of the printed book, as well as the suppliers who support them.

Today’s episode is an interview with upcoming Annual Conference panelist Dan Cullen. Dan is a Senior Strategy Officer at the American Booksellers Association. This interview took place on Oct 7th, 2020.   

Hello and welcome to the Manufacturer’s Library, the podcast of the Book Manufacturers’ Institute. BMI is the trade association representing companies involved in the printing, binding and distribution of the printed book, as well as the suppliers who support them.

https://www.bmibook.com/events/2020-fall-virtual-annual-conference

Today’s episode is an interview with upcoming Annual Conference presenter Lisbeth Lyons. Lisbeth is the Vice President, Government & Political Affairs at PRINTING United Alliance. This interview took place on Oct 7th, 2020.   

Hello and welcome to the Manufacturer’s Library, the podcast of the Book Manufacturers’ Institute. BMI is the trade association representing companies involved in the printing, binding and distribution of the printed book, as well as the suppliers who support them.

https://www.bmibook.com/events/2020-fall-virtual-annual-conference

Today’s episode is an interview with upcoming Annual Conference panelist Jorge Velasco. Jorge is a Senior Vice President at LSC Communications. This interview took place on Oct 5th, 2020.   

Hello and welcome to the Manufacturer’s Library, the podcast of the Book Manufacturers’ Institute. BMI is the trade association representing companies involved in the printing, binding and distribution of the printed book, as well as the suppliers who support them.

https://www.bmibook.com/events/2020-fall-virtual-annual-conference

Today’s episode is an interview with upcoming Annual Conference panelist Brian O’Leary. Brian is the Executive Director of the Book Industry Study Group. This interview took place on Oct 1st, 2020.   

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