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Decisions, Decisions.

"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity." — Amelia Earhart.   Decisions at times are simple or no-brainers. Decisions can be haughty and weighted with tremendous responsibility. Sometimes decisions are excruciating, painful, or...

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Wax On, Wax Off

I cannot believe that I have been missing out on the continuing saga of an 80s classic! So I just got into Cobra Kai on Netflix. With currently three seasons to binge, what little downtime I get in a day is now GONE!  In this, I remembered how it all...

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Someone to Watch Over Me

Over the recent holidays, I heard a classic that made me think a bit deeper about Platinum PMO. More importantly, what we provide to our clients. That song was Someone to Watch Over Me by George and Ira Gershwin. Though composed in 1926, it is one song that...

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Change: The Only Constant

Roughly 66 million years ago, an asteroid or some other massive object slammed into Central America, creating a giant crater, and killing much of the life on earth—including our pop-culture favs, the dinosaurs. The apex life on the planet got flame-roasted or did...

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Upskilling Your Avengers

I know they’ve been out for a bit, but the last two Avenger movies are some pretty good quarantine viewing. Epic bad guys fighting well-loved good guys as they pull on your heart-strings—it’s some good stuff. Technology has improved so much; just take a...

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Fighter Jets and Race Cars

I recently read an article that the Air Force has developed, constructed, and even tested a new fighter plane in the unthinkably fast time of just one year. For our government and military, which notoriously operate at a snail’s pace—a lot like some of the bigger...

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Intellectual Humility

I was on the BBC website and found a reel about Intellectual Humility. The topic fascinated me and made me think of how well it ties within an Enterprise Digital Transformation initiative. I fully know, and I am sure you do as well, that NO ONE EVER has an ego on...

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Meetings & Cost Containment

Justin Bariso wrote a good article for Inc. back in March of 2020. In it, he discusses an email sent internally to Tesla employees by Elon Musk. Within the email, Musk laid out his three rules for better meetings. They are as follows.  No large...

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Deliberate Practice

My oh my, there are a million things on my plate, and I just don’t know where to start! I’ve said it, you’ve said it, we’ve all said it before. The elephant in the room of DX initiatives is that not only is it disruptive within an organizational construct but a...

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