Sound Solutions for the Automotive Industry

From initial product research and development to body treatment, underbody, floors and trim, UGN is a world-class provider of acoustical solutions to the auto industry with a focus on “just-in-time delivery,” global resources, and quality.

Each culture has its own benefits and UGN leverages the best of the Japanese, European, and American markets to provide superior noise reduction, interior trim, and thermal management products.


Eight Self-Limiting Behaviors Successful People Avoid

In leadership and business, success can be influenced by what you don’t do, as much as it is by what you do. There, of course, are a lot of lifehacks about what the more successful people do versus those who prefer to sit on the couch and watch reality television. The truth of the matter […]

Working with the Competition: Is it Good for Business?

The conventional wisdom in business is everything should be viewed through a prism of “us vs. them.” If my business succeeds, my competitor’s business must fail. If my business struggles, my competitor  must be doing something better than me. But what if the opposite is true? What if working with the competition actually helped you […]

How to Bring Change to Your Company the Right Way

Too many organizational change initiatives are “self-sabotaged” when leaders suddenly introduce a new program, while forgetting that others haven’t been part of the process and do not understand the reasons for change. Why, then, are leaders surprised by how much resistance new change generates? In an article for Fast Company, Ken Blanchard and Scott Blanchard outline […]

How to Run Productive Meetings and Get Things Done

Meetings can be a great way to exchange information and brainstorm creative solutions to business challenges. Or they can be time-consuming sinkholes, where your best people sit around like zombies, and nothing ever gets done. If this sounds familiar, Dorie Clark, a marketing strategist who teaches at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, […]