78 Years Ago: December 7, 1941

On Sunday morning, December 7, 1941, the American Army and Navy base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii was attacked by the Imperial Japanese Navy. The attack caught the American Army and Navy by surprise and inflicted great losses of life and equipment. Over 2000 Americans were...
A Formula for Perfect Communication

A Formula for Perfect Communication

Why is communication so hard? The 1965 Single by The Animals summed it up well: “But I’m just a soul whose intentions are good: Oh Lord! Please don’t let me be misunderstood …”  All of us have been frustrated from time to time by...
10 Rules for Improving Performance

10 Rules for Improving Performance

I have seen and given a lot of training in my career from being an acting Drill Sergeant at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, to running a $40M training business, and delivering training to consulting clients as part of larger projects. My personal experience has proven...
Do your projects stink? Survey says…

Do your projects stink? Survey says…

Does your project performance stink? If the studies below are correct, then the answer is probably yes: 1. Only eight out of 100 organizations have a project success rate greater than 80%-Project Management Institute 2. Only 2.5% of companies successfully complete...