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In Praise of Engineers . . .

Engineers like to solve problems. If there are no problems handily available, they will create their own problems.  ~Scott Adams (creator of the Dilbert cartoons) Recently I spent some time in Detroit with a client, but had some time to … Continue reading

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The Leader as Learner . . .

Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.                    ~ Peter Drucker Leaders are interesting creatures. They come in all shapes, sizes, colours and … Continue reading

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Dealing with “Breakdowns”: Houston, We have a problem!

Apollo 13 was the third manned Apollo moon landing mission. The craft was launched on April 11, 1970 but the lunar landing was aborted after an oxygen tank exploded two days later, crippling the service module upon which the lives of the astronauts depended. … Continue reading

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