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In honor of the new year and the need to start this year off with a laugh or two, I have listed some of the sure-fire signs that your company may not be ready for this reliability stuff. I have to say that in my first 5 years working as a consultant, I wasn’t prepared […]

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Things I Learned by 50!

On May 27, 2014 By

Old is relative.

I can remember thinking my dad was old when he turned 50. While I might look old to my kids I don’t feel old. When I look in the mirror each morning I still see the person I saw yesterday and he doesn’t look any older than he did the day before.

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What’s Your Excuse?

On March 10, 2014 By

One of the most challenging aspects of being a consultant is addressing the musings of those who have accepted defeat.

With a smile of course; and friendly reassurance that you have in fact worked with companies who were worse off and with some training, confidence and a sound business plan they were able to turn […]

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Do You Have A Screw Loose?

On February 27, 2014 By

If you’re someone who has been reading my blog posts the last several years I believe it is quite evident that I love facilitating RCM events.  While there are several reasons for this they all boil down to the fact that I enjoy working with the maintenance and operations people and showing them how they […]

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I have always believed that the equipment that makes your products and the operators who operate it are the most valuable assets you have. From the Janitorial Serves to the CEO, unless you are manufacturing product and putting it out the door, you are overhead – just another additional cost that has to be included […]

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I’m looking forward to this week’s IMC conference in Bonita Springs, Florida.  The conference always has a large number of Great Leaders to rub elbows with and after a few days you can’t help but walk away inspired to lead your team into the New Year.

I read an article on Leadership that was attached […]

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We Are Committed???

On November 27, 2013 By

I have to say I get a chuckle each time I see the commercials from the Oil and Gas Company that claims they are committed to America.  If you would like to convince the public of this how about some transparency regarding the number of reportable spills, emissions and your OSHA reportable incident rate […]

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50 Years Later, I Had a Dream!

On August 29, 2013 By

Today marked the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech, given from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1963 the speech inspired our nation to take a second look at what Thomas Jefferson meant he stated “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men […]

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Full Blown RCM?

On June 19, 2013 By

I’m looking for your opinions on this one, as usual I have my own but I am very interested in what the masses have to say. Someone a few weeks back made the statement that in most cases for critical assets they think they like to use RCM Blitz, “but for something really critical we […]

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My Wife is a Hoarder!

On June 14, 2013 By

You have to admit it’s a catchy title, but in the last several weeks I have come to realize that she saves a lot of things.

Leslie has been an Elementary School Teacher for thirty three years and next Friday she closes the door to her classroom one last time.  Leading up to this last […]

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