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December 11
Welcome to this blog, plus some tips

Welcome, It may be obvious, however, I want to encourage you to: 1.  Scroll over the boxes/categories on the sidebar for key words that interest you. 2.  Enter any word…

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December 9
Daddy, What are the 2 keys to success?

Recently our high school-aged daughter asked, “Daddy, you talk to people all day long about their success.  If you can make it simple, what are the two keys to success?”…

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December 9
Why I hate the phrase “Soft Skills”

I hate the phrase “soft skills.” Yesterday, I was at a project site, working with 10 people in 10 hours, and each person had concerns related to CORE business skills. …

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November 11
From Total Immersion Swimming to …. your challenges

My undergraduate roommate was a NCAA swim champion.  All of his friends shaved their heads and legs to prepare for important swim meets.  And they coerced me (and everyone who…

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November 10
5+ Reasons Why Plant Vogtle Should Succeed

If you track the news about new nuclear construction in the U.S. then you know these facts (from Wikipedia): “On August 15, 2006, Southern Nuclear formally applied for an Early…

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November 10
Motivational Video Clip- “Remember the Titans” and one project site

Perhaps you recall seeing the movie “Remember the Titans, starring Denzel Washington (2000) One short clip is at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_HFCYz4x6o You may recall that this is a movie about football, segregation,…

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November 10
Who/ What do you listen to?

One of my coaching clients recently shared some CDs based on this question.  He provoked me.  And I loved it. Take this quiz: 1.  I watch the evening news (despite…

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November 10
How to Make Decisions using the Importance Screen

This morning one of my coaching clients was struggling with 1) a new manager, 2) a new role, 3) a former manager who expected him to continue doing the old…

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November 10
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and New Nuclear Power

On Tuesday, October 25, 2011 I had the opportunity to attend part of the 3rd Nuclear Energy Insider Conference in Charlotte, NC at the Ritz Carlton. As a media partner,…

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September 26
Video: From the NFL to Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) team

Recently we were at a job site and created a video testimonial as a gift for our clients. IMHO, there are too few stories about the good work people are…

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