This situation brings back memories of another firm -- for which I do not need to mention.public partnerships, LLC informational holdups, omissions, and deliberate refusal to acknowledge, rectify and/or remedy Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Public Partnerships, LLC (PPL) has consistantly refused to answer workers' or participants' phone calls and e-mails.
They have received funds to pay DCW (s) from the Commonwealth of PA, yet have not paid some of those workers.
The company has not answered any e-mails since 07 January 2013.
I decided then that I was going to activate as many NPS units as I can in 2016. Note that I did not say “plans lead to failure.” However, the reliance on plans — especially on the congruence between plan and reality — after a project begins is usually an exercise in self-delusion.
Pictures from all of the activations will be hosted on Google Photos: https://goo.gl/photos/MCc9RHe KNSg Qpys6A Something to consider as we all gear up for Field Day tomorrow. Or as Robert Burns put it, “The best-laid plans of mice and men go of awry” — but he was only partly right. When plans meet the real world, it’s not the real world that will yield to your plan; you much adapt whatever you’re doing to the circumstances truly at hand. There is a racers’ expression, “Get you head out of the boat.” In other words, while it’s good to gather data from your instruments (wind speed, boat speed, compass direction, etc.), all of that matters only in relation to whatever else is happening on the race course — other boats, areas of lighter or heavier wind, and so on.
“No Battle Plan Survives Contact With the Enemy” To quote German military strategist Helmuth von Moltke, “No battle plan,” he sagely noted, “survives contact with the enemy.” When your plan meets the real world, the real world wins. “Plans Are Useless, But Planning Is Indispensable” – General Dwight David Eisenhower One of the greatest planners in history was the guy who laid out — and got right — the incredibly complex Operation Overlord, better known as the D-Day landings during World War II.
Consider Planning Error #2 in light of Planning Error #1: Planning Error #2: Lack of planning leads to failure.
Some clubs (like mine) have done extensive planning. Being caught up in your plans is like being caught up in your instruments.
Well, plans are good but don’t forget these snippets of wisdom as you deploy to the field. They provide local information, but they do so without context. if plans fail, is the time spent making those plans wasted?I ran that frequency for 70 minutes, with a 6 minute break and wound up with 121 contacts. My equipment was a KX3 with a KXPA100 amplifier, a Plantronics headset for hands-free VOX operation, a laptop with N3FJP for logging, and my vehicle for power.I had run power lines from the battery terminals through the firewall and into the cab.In fact, project managers have a phrase that encapsulates this problem.“Ready, fire, aim” is PM-speak for the failure to plan. In an emergency, often you must respond immediately, in a project as well as in life.They say they have a no retallation policy, I believe this was retallation.