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My wife is a teacher and has been for nearly thirty-three years and along with being a fantastic Wife, Mother and Grand Mother becoming a teacher was her childhood dream.  Tonight the curtain on what has been a dream fulfilled begins to close and I’m sad to say I will miss the final performance of […]

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A few months back, I wrote a blog resulting from a conversation I had with a group of Maintenance Technicians who were attending the International Maintenance Conference (IMC) in 2011. While the group was enjoying the conference and learning some new things, the general consensus was that they felt they would not […]

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My wife, children, family and close friends know that I am an emotional person.  I wear my heart on my sleeve and when I care about someone or something I do so with a passion that can sometimes be seen as a flaw because I say what is on my mind.

What is on my […]

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A quote from a maintenance manager I talked to at the IMC Conference today; “My boss wonders why our maintenance organization continues to make the same mistakes and when I tell him that I only one person in our maintenance organization that consists of over 150 people who completed certified apprentice program and this […]

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Very early in my career in maintenance I worked as a Pipefitter in a chemical plant where part of my duties included cleaning plugged process piping and condensers.  The process of cleaning this equipment  known as liqua-blasting uses high pressure water fed through either a hose or wand equipped with cutting nozzles that would break […]

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“While this makes a lot of sense, THEY won’t do it.”

“We talk about doing a lot of things but THEY never follow through.”

“You really need to understand our CULTURE here, THEY read about stuff like this and even see it presented at conferences but THEY refuse to change the CULTURE so it won’t […]

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The expendable leaders of Eastman Kodak are having an auction today.

My wife and I attended a real estate auction a few weeks ago, the Davison estate was the crown jewel of Spencerport twenty years ago.  A century old colonial done with the style of Graceland she sat one hundred yards back from […]

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Dealing With Safety

On July 6, 2012 By

Every once in a while as a RCM Facilitator you will uncover a serious safety issue while facilitating a RCM analysis; something that makes the entire team uncomfortable, embarrassed or angry. Recently a facilitator I was mentoring asked me how I dealt with such an issue especially when the team members […]

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Having written several blogs regarding RCM Implementation including how to implement, keeping implementation on track, and selecting the right people to keep your implementation moving forward, I am interested in hearing about your RCM Leaders.

We are always interested in knowing about the people who have driven your RCM effort as well as some […]

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