Every capital project is different, yet every capital project has similar components that are the fundamentals to excellent execution.
Every project should have a measurable return. Most of the time, this will be a return on capital. However, there are exceptions that focus on safety an
Our society’s lust for comfort and entertainment is insidiously reducing its ability to observe reality. The further society moves away from observing reality, the faster it will collapse. History has demonstrated that societies rise and fall as do businesses. The battleground in a democrati
Opportunities and activities abound. Everyone is ready to occupy our time with this or that. In my studies of success and high performers, a common thread has emerged. Learning to say “no” is a significant contribution to their long-term success. Saying no is difficult. We naturally d
If you were to consider a valuation of your personal stock, would you be excited? Has your personal stock value increased in the last year or has it been flat? Maybe you lost a job or went through a divorce that has your personal stock at an all time low. If you are familiar with the stock mar
Recently, I quit a professional group that I had been a part of for several years. In this professional group, I had built intimate relationships with fellow members. The perceived social pressure to continue with this group can be significant. I dreaded the decision. What would my group mat
I have been part of over 200 million dollars in project implementation. These projects have ranged from $5K to $10MM. Hundreds of projects, each with its own unique challenges. The unique challenges almost always arise from the cast of characters involved in the execution. Some want minimal involve