Bill Leahy

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Highly Motivated Ignoramous

Thursday, 02 May 2019 by Bill Leahy

In 1995, McArthur Wheeler robbed two Pittsburgh banks in broad daylight making no noticeable attempt to hide his identity. Video tape of the robberies were broadcast that evening on the 11 o’clock news. Within an hour Mr. Wheeler was arrested. While in custody police showed him the surveillance video. Mr. Wheeler was stunned, and continually mumbled “but I wore the juice.” Apparently, Mr....

Getting out of Day to Day Muck

Monday, 25 February 2019 by Bill Leahy

“Don’t Half-

  

two Things,

Whole-

One Thing.”

Distance, Direction, & Motivation: Win the Training Resource War the Army Way

Thursday, 12 July 2018 by Bill Leahy

 

At the beginning of every reliability course I poll my students. My favorite prompt, borrowed from Darrin Wikoff, is “In a word, capture the greatest constraint to achieving reliability?”. We go around the room and note each response onto a flipchart and add chicken scratches for duplicate answers. Over time I have found it typically looks like Figure 1. Thirteen out of eighteen responses...
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