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Shark swimming under water. Photo Credit: Steve Garner
Predictable Project Surprises: Bridging Risk-Perception Gaps

By Pedro C. Ribeiro   “Unfortunately, my King … here I am, unwilling and unwanted … because I know that no one ever welcomes a bearer of bad news.” —Antigone by Sophocles, circa 442 BC  “It is pardonable to be defeated, but never to be surprised.” —Frederick, the Great

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Titanic Disaster Hearings held at the Waldorf Astoria New York, April 19, 1912.
Sinking the Unsinkable: Lessons for Leadership

” … my purpose is to ascertain what lessons this disaster teaches us … ” —Senator I. Raynor, May 28, 1912, during the U.S. Senate Inquiry on Titanic Disaster On April 15, 1912, the “unsinkable” RMS Titanic sank during its maiden voyage only 2 hours and 40 minutes after hitting an iceberg.

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