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The Entrepreneurial Engineer by John R. Callister, Michael B. Timmons

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13 Project Scheduling: Critical Path Methods, Program Evaluation, and Review Techniques

Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.

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13.0 Entrepreneur’s Diary

Planning for my new fish farm start-up was going pretty well. After all, I had twenty years of experience at doing this. I thought I had everything under control. One of the major rules with starting a fish farm was that the backup generator be in place before you stock fish on the farm. This is because in the event of a complete power loss, you have about fifteen minutes to get the pumps working again or you’ll lose all your fish. I knew this. We were having one of our preconstruction meetings the week before we were breaking ground. Someone asked me about the ...

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