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  • A few resource suggestions

    A few resource suggestions
    It’s helpful to review other creative solutions when stuck or unsure how to proceed. I’ve assembled a few resource suggestions for exploration.
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  • When your plane has crashed in the ocean…

    When your plane has crashed in the ocean...
    Why not order something from the menu or strike up a game of cards? After all it’s going to be a while before rescue arrives. The history of airline safety cards is an interesting study in illustration. My conclusion is that ditching in the ocean was WAY more fun before I started flying.
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  • Operational risk management explained

    Operational risk management explained
    Operational risk is a part of any business that’s innovative and growing. The degree to which risk is acceptable, and how risk is managed determines whether ‘risk’ is helpful or dangerous. If risks are inadequately supervised a big business can be bankrupted suddenly. Since all members of an organization share in operational risk management, everyone needs to have an understanding ...
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  • Make your case with legal clarity

    Make your case with legal clarity
    When water valves failed in several NEW construction Portland condominium buildings, we helped the tenants’ legal team prepare. We worked with the esteemed firm of Dunn Carney to clearly depict the differences in plumbing between the properties. The only similarities in the failed water systems were faulty valves that degraded too quickly. While the construction documents ...
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  • Design a plan for success

    Design a plan for success
    “A goal without a plan is just a wish” said Antoine de saint-Exupery. I’m not sure who he is but I like the thought.  Working closely with our friends at the the Forest Service Land Mobile Radio (LMR) group, we developed a strategic plan to implement key changes and improvements. We reviewed original data sources ...
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