Stalling a project: A lesson you won’t learn in formal training
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  Following is another example from Roy’s unique experience as a young lieutenant in the Engineering Corps of the Israeli Defense Forces, highlighting his development as a project leader. In our two previous blog stories (November 2018 and December 2018), … Read More

Embrace the unprecedented!
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(free reuse under CC BY-SA 3.0; attribution: alpha stock images) In our previous blog post, we discussed the fact that on-the-job learning is the most effective and impactful path to professional development. Here, we offer a second example of how … Read More

How to Increase Your Response Repertoire
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“Leadership, like swimming, cannot be learned by reading about it.” –Henry Mintzberg In 1989, Lombardo and Eichinger at the Center for Creative Leadership, published a short book titled Eighty-Eight Assignments for Development in Place.1 The book is in line with … Read More

In Memoriam Alex Laufer
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In early October of this year, we lost Alex Laufer to a battle with cancer. It is with heavy hearts that we relay this news. Alex had a kindness and generosity of spirit felt by all who came into contact … Read More

Safety is in the details
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Marty Davis was the Program Manager of the Geostationary Operations Environmental Satellite at NASA when he sent his people—the support contractors, and the civil servants alike—to a risk management training program. When Davis came to visit them at the training … Read More

Why procrastinate?
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Through his work as both a project manager and a researcher, Alex Laufer realized  procrastination may occasionally be beneficial. He shares his story as a project manager working both for the owner and the contractor: I was in charge of … Read More

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