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Eric Olsen

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True Change Comes From the Inside

Posted by Eric Olsen on Jul 21, 2015 2:00:00 PM

In preparation for a recent company meeting, I had the opportunity to read the first chapter of Janice A. Klein’s book True Change: How Outsiders on the Inside Get Things Done in Organizations.  (Copyright 2004 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.)  I found this reading interesting due to the fact that at Synchro, we often say that our biggest competitor is the “Status Quo”, or the way things have always been done.  It is no secret or surprise to any of us that change is never easy.  Ms. Klein makes the clear case that “Outsiders on the Inside” are the people who successfully orchestrate true change in an organization.  I look with anticipation to the rest of the book.
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Improve Safety on the Job Site

Posted by Eric Olsen on Nov 22, 2013 10:04:00 PM

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Does Your Construction Schedule Work, or is it Merely Artwork?..

Posted by Eric Olsen on Nov 7, 2013 1:45:17 PM

Your new construction schedule just spit out of the large format printer.  The work breakdown structure is smartly segmented by bold company colors, the name of the project proudly stated at the top.  The thousand plus activities gently flow top to bottom, left to right, until that final activity, Project Turnover.  You piece the multiple sheets together and pin them to the office trailer wall, take a step back, and admire your work.  It looks awesome. 

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