Maya Angelou said “I have learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” It occurred to me that this statement applies to more than just conversations or interactions with others. It can be applied to nearly
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
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
What is my philosophy? Have you ever asked yourself this question? If you are like most us, it is likely that you have not. Yet we all have an underlying philosophy. This philosophy is present in every decision we make and action we take but the overwhelming majority of us have not taken the