Nov 162015
Ginna uses refueling outage to overhaul entire plant

What if, every time you gassed up your car, you cleaned, replaced, and repaired every component of your car? Ginna nuclear power plant in Ontario, NY does this every time they refuel: replacing insulation, cleaning out oil tanks, inspecting all the pressure systems, and my favorite – replacing the turbine blade assembly. Explore some of the surprising things that happen at a nuclear power plant while it’s offline for refueling.

Oct 222015
How to be a better presenter

I have presented in front of peers, customers, investors, small audiences, and large, and there is one thing in common with every group I’ve ever spoken to: people get bored quickly.  We can’t all be Hans Rosling ( but there are some things you can do to be a better speaker and presenter. People get […]

Oct 152015
Success brings success

Have you ever wished you had a job where you got paid to travel?  Or to write restaurant reviews?  Or test the latest gadget that comes out of Silicon Valley?  You might be able to do that, without quitting your day job.  And it might be easier than you think.  I’m talking about being a […]