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Don’t Suffer in Silence

Date: 18 Sep 2017
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Stop! Read this! Do not suffer in silence! I was 50 years old, a successful Naval Officer, in industry for 10 years and I could not get industry to talk to government …at least not about the hard stuff. I couldn’t get government to do the same. It was killing me after my experience in an environment where the […]


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In Praise of PMs…

Date: 13 Mar 2017
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Sometimes when I visualize things, I see caricatures. When I think of PMs, I see a person on a small boat, with one paddle, heading out into the open seas with storms on the horizon. Why do I have that feeling? Is it because industry picks the best and the brightest for PMs and then […]


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Recompetes: Don’t Throw Out the Baby with the Bath Water

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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“We have great CPARS, the customer loves us and we have been here for 10 years.”  So, why did company x lose their recompete?  Because getting good CPARS just isn’t enough anymore.  Success in the government space revolves around expectations and fulfillment of those expectations, regardless of what the contract says.  Couple this with a […]


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