Timing Is the Key

By Dr. Alexander Laufer When should one make decisions during project planning: early or late? Well, as the following two stories illustrate, the answer is simple: It depends.

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From the APPEL Director: Hearts Lifted to Heaven

By Ed Hoffman I came upon this story in the book Gates of Prayer, and it reminded me of an experience I had a couple of years ago. In the story, a spiritual leader of a community refused to enter a House of Prayer.

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In This Issue: Coming Up ACEs

By Todd Post If you’re like me, you find the science on NASA missions fascinating. The scientists themselves are almost as interesting to me as the worlds they study.

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ASK Talks with Judy Stokley

ASK Talks with Judy Stokley

What was the most difficult thing for you about reforming the AMRAAM program?

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The “Tried and True”

The “Tried and True”

By Frank Snow Background There was a Chinese place near Goddard Space Flight Center where members of my Advanced Composition Explorer (ACE) team often went for lunch.

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How Do We Work Together?

How Do We Work Together?

By Terry Little In essence, project management is about people. Virtually every successful project is defined by good relations between the people involved.

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What Has He Done For Me Lately?

What Has He Done For Me Lately?

By W. Scott Cameron I had a boss once who continually asked me what the purpose of my work was, who were my customers, and how was I keeping my customers informed about my team’s work.

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Simplify and Succeed

Simplify and Succeed

By Art Levine In the early 70s the management at the American Stock Exchange wanted a set of automated displays installed on the trading floor.

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