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Problem Solving: How to Wrestle with a Pig, and Win!

by Burl W. Randolph Jr. I am often asked “Burl, why would you wrestle with a pig? All you get is dirty and the pig enjoys it”. George Bernard Shaw. My answer is always the same: How do you think I made Colonel? Wrestling with a…
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Project Management on the Road:
Best Laid Plans

by Kerry Quinn “The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” -Robert Burns It has been a year since taking off on a journey to Explore – Serve – Share with people in the adventures of life (read our launch article here). The…
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White Paper: Planning by Checklist

by Bill Flury Several people told me I had to meet and talk with Paul. Paul is an exceptional project manager in a government contractor organization. In the past eight years he has successfully run more than 80 projects, all of which have…
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The Coach's Consciousness:
Creating Awareness

A while back, we explored The Mentor’s Mindset, to create greater understanding of what it means to be a mentor. This week we explore coaching - the refinement of knowledge. The client may have years of expertise in a profession, but is promoted…
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Happy Thanksgiving!

As the holidays begin and we all head off to celebrate, I'd like to take a moment to thank each and every one of you for your business, referrals, readership and contributions. The support of our enormous extended family of lifelong learners…
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Split Decisions: The Dual
Cultures in Organizations

by Burl W. Randolph Jr. “A house divided against itself cannot stand” Mark 3:25 President Lincoln used this passage of scripture in his House Divided Speech in accepting the Republican nomination of 1858. Is your workplace a house divided?…