During winter my hands tend to dry out and get chapped. One night when my hands felt like sandpaper I asked my wife if she had any hand lotion. "Sure, what kind do you want?" she asked. "The hand lotion kind," I said like the knuckle-dragger I am. She then handed me an ice bucket which contained the following:
Senses such as smells, sounds and touch are more sensitive in people with ASD, and they can be much more amplified, causing sometimes severe and unusual reactions. Trevor is sensitive to loud noises, and in elementary school he wore headphones at events such as school assemblies to drown out the high noise levels. As an adult, he is more tolerant, but still gets agitated at unexpected or sudden loud noises.
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PMs rarely track consumption of budget and schedule contingency. It's either there or gone.
In each status report show how much of a project's budget and schedule contingency has been consumed.
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One of my favorite magazines is Readers Digest. There are a wide variety of short stories and interesting snippets. Despite the huge number of ads in each issue, I look forward to getting my monthly issue and keeping it in the smallest room of the house.
In an issue I found some pretty profound nuggets on leadership as quoted by some of the greatest leaders in both the public and private sectors. A few of them were profound enough that I thought I would send them out to you (with proper attribution, of course) so you might be able to get just one nugget to help you be a better leader.
As leaders we have a responsibility to ensure that our area is managed effectively and that we are driving the organization to achieve its stated objectives. We also have a responsibility to grow the next generation of leaders to ensure that the great work we've done continues on after we've moved on. Keep some of these nuggets in mind as you ponder making the next generation of leaders great:
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