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I’m sorry, my responses are limited. You must ask the right questions.

August 18, 2014

Have you ever worked with someone, but there still is a communication break down?

Of course you have.  You answered everything they’ve asked.  You’ve offered suggestions along the way.  You’ve even explored some options … just in case.  But, there’s still a communication break down.

It’s like you’re both Read more…

Strength and Interest

August 4, 2014

 

I’ve been saying for years, “Folks I want on my team have to have Strength and Interest.”

If you have Strength in your position, and you’re Interested in it, you can move the world … or at least, a small part of it.  ;)

If you’re not Strong at something, but Interested, you won’t be Read more…

Job versus Opportunity

July 31, 2014

I was recently asked, “Are you looking for a Job that will lead to an Opportunity, or an Opportunity that will lead to a Job?”

I paused, and thought, what an interesting way to put that!

 

Inseparable Assemblies

July 30, 2014

Time to spread some wisdom.

I know it was for demonstration purposes only, but I saw a seminar yesterday where piece parts were to be welded on, and they treated, dimensioned, and balooned as individual parts.  Not true.

What is an Inseparable Assembly? Read more…

Taking the high road

July 29, 2014

It’s been said, “Take the high road; it’s the road less traveled.”

What does it mean to take the high road?  What does it mean to take that other road?

Sure, one has a great view, but the other is just so tempting.

One, requires taking a chance, the other, not so much because most everyone is there.

Taking the high road isn’t easy,  and it won’t come Read more…

Quality is job one

July 28, 2014

It’s been said, “It’s not the price, it’s the quality you get for the price.”

You’ve seen the triangle.  We’ve joked about it for years.  It’s still true today.

Products that are Cheap, and Fast are not any Good.  Products that are Good, and Fast are not Cheap.

Many people have also said Read more…

Planning 101

July 25, 2014

“He who fails to plan is planning to fail” – Winston Churchill

Proactive planning is essential for preventing downstream failures.  Granted planning should eventually be implemented into action.  But, a preemptive discussion is better than the one that never occurs.

The process of Risk Management is one way to Read more…