Planning to Build vs. Building the Plan

June 24, 2007 by · Comment
Filed under: Project management, Teamwork 

Apparently, Dwight D. Eisenhower once said “In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” Read more

Unintentionally Non-profit

June 10, 2007 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Leadership 

I have been recently exploring different ways of contributing to the community where I live, and there have been a couple of times where I have had discussions with people involved in non-profit organizations. Read more

Why I Write

June 3, 2007 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Process 

People are often surprised when I explain that I put out a weekly (once a week, if not always on Sunday) newsletter, and have done so for almost 5 years now. It is admittedly a difficult effort to sustain at times, and there are times when I wonder if there remains value in continuing. Read more

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