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Focus: The Key to Success

by Bill Flury The “Ten Most Wanted” Cars At the morning roll call the Indianapolis Chief of Police spoke to his patrol officers about his frustration with their inability to locate stolen cars. He held up the stolen car listing that…
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White Paper: Yes, You Can Negotiate Project Constraints!

by Alan S. Koch, PMP, CSM, Certified ITIL Expert What value is there in estimation when your sponsor has no interest in finding out what it will really take to do the project? The constraints have been chiseled in stone and we can’t change…
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Before Alexa: The Little Jewel Pocket Computer

by Bill Flury If Computers Could Only Talk In the very early 1960s the computers were huge and were perceived to have superhuman powers. The book, Giant Brains and How they Think was very popular. Futurists made wild predictions about…
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Staying on Track: Matching Behaviors to Values

By Vicki Wrona, PMP: It’s human nature for us to focus on what we love. If your main focus is work, or you work long hours to the detriment of your family, that says something about what you love. You choose to focus on that,…
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Avoiding Potholes: Acronyms

by Bill Flury Blinded by Lack of an AEM At a recent meeting that included people from many different organizations the speaker opened by having everyone introduce themselves to the group. He suggested that it would be best if people…

White Paper: Leadership Lessons from the Left Seat

by Frank Burroughs, Ph.D. Learning to fly a fixed-wing aircraft involves a certain amount (some may say a lot) of technical understanding of subjects like physics, meteorology, regulations, and even aviation jargon. In that sense it is like…