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.

Aug 092015
D&C printing facility tour - a sense of scale

I was invited to a tour of the Democrat and Chronicle’s printing facility at Canal Ponds Park in Greece.  I thought it would be interested, but I did not think it would be eye-popping.  Complete pictures are available at this Dropbox link (no account required). Did you know that the facility prints not just the […]

Jul 252015
Hire slowly, fire quickly

Making decisions is part of everyday life; blue socks or black, flavored creamer or plain.  We make thousands of decisions each day, most without really thinking about them.  The same is true in business.  If you are a leader at your company, then you are making thousands of decisions each day about not only mundane […]