Open the Door and They Will Come

Hector Delgado How do you reallocate funds without people feeling like you’re taking away “their money”?

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Garage-Style Engineering

Garage-Style Engineering

Michael C. Jansen Judging by my conversations with peers in the industry, it is striking how many engineers grew into their professions by tinkering with junk in their families’ garages.

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Reforming a Mindset

Roy Malone My new job looked great on paper, head of Logistics Services at Marshall Space Flight Center, but I had to wonder when I arrived did they expect me to manage an office or perform miracle cures?

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Listening to the Voice Inside

Listening to the Voice Inside

Joan Salute   Like most of us, I’ve had to think hard about what makes for a successful project manager. Haven’t we all read, or written out for colleagues, lists of requirements? I bet we can recite them in our sleep.

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In This Issue: Leaders Who Challenge the Status Quo

In This Issue: Leaders Who Challenge the Status Quo

By Todd Post Mention status quo in a room full of project managers and you’re likely to see a few people wincing. Note that no one yet is talking about a particular policy or regulation. It’s just the word status quo itself and all that it connotes that turns the mood sour.

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A Tale of Two Change Agents

By Alexander Laufer Money does not fight for you!

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I Would Prefer Not

By Ed Hoffman One of my favorite lines from literature is, “I would prefer not.”

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<em>ASK</em> Talks with Tim Flores

ASK Talks with Tim Flores

Since joining the agency in August 1990, Tim Flores has spent the better part of his career at the Ames Research Center in Northern California.

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