Will Sampson talks about how shifting direction adroitly can make a big difference in the success of your business. His guest is Jeff Wagner, executive chairman of CalPlant, a company that is transforming rice straw, a waste product of rice farming, into high-quality medium density fiberboard panel products for the woodworking industry. The company recently had to make a pivot of its own, entering a restructuring program to keep the startup plant on track.
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