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The Guts to Assess

Editor's note — This post kicks off what Meslin and co-blogger Peggy A. Burns call "The Guts of Leadership" series. You've probably noticed that over the past few months we've expressed our…
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Behavioral Economics and Transportation

As a man of leisure (a synonym for consultant) I have something that most people who have real jobs do not. I have time to read. One of the most…
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The Sensibility of Doing Nothing

Without generalizing too much, it is fair to say that transportation people are generally inclined toward action rather than passivity. At this time of year that inclination toward activity is…
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A Confession of Confused Values

Legendary Oklahoma weathercaster Gary England was the subject of an article in the Aug. 11, 2013 issue of New York Times magazine. The author of the article, after spending three…
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Who Says Work Can’t Be Fun?

I recently had the pleasure of a lengthy flight delay at LaGuardia Airport. Pleasure you say? How's that possible? Nobody enjoys layovers. Well this particular extended stay at the food…
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Roundup: President Praises Georgia School Bookkeeper

"Remarkable" was how President Obama described Antoinette Tuff, the bookkeeper in Decatur, Ga., who earlier this week persuaded a young man to lay down his guns he had taken into…
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Cat 3116 Engine Synchronization Video Tutorial

Cat 3116 Diesel Engine Setting Synchronization is a multi-step operation and requires the Cat Tune up Kit. Some standard hand tools will work but most of the setting tools are specially…
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Q&A with ROUSH CleanTech on Propane School Buses

Last month while at the School Transportation News EXPO in Reno, Nev., I learned about the new 98-gallon propane tank we will be seeing on some of Blue Bird's school…
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Tips from a Leader

Pete (Meslin) and I are committed to passing on "tips" via this blog, even when those tips didn't originate from our own experience. I read an Aug. 10, 2013 New…
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