Monthly Archives: March 2010

Tax returns: keep copies, scans, and notes

Just a small tip for tax return season, that’s saved me a lot of grief. Whether you are doing taxes by yourself, by computer, or giving it all to a tax agent, make annotated copies. Make a paper photocopy of … Continue reading

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Tie Point Procedure on P&IDs

Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) are not just for designing a plant; they are kept up to date through all the modifications, redesigns, and revamps of the plant. It's called a "living document" - the drawings always reflect reality in … Continue reading

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The Eight-Hour Year: a metaphor of new graduates and young workers

Have you ever been frustrated at a young hire in your office? “Kids these days! Schools don’t teach them anything! How can they keep making such stupid and obvious mistakes?” Or maybe instead, you are a person new and inexperienced … Continue reading

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