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Secrets of Being a “Miracle Worker”

In the Star Trek universe, Montgomery Scott (“Scotty”) is the quintessential competent engineer. He might gripe and complain in his Scottish burr, but you know in the end that he’ll do what it takes to get the job done and save the … Continue reading

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Estimating Labor Hours

“Mr. Scott, have you always multiplied your repair estimates by a factor of 4?” “Of course, sir. How else can I maintain my reputation as a miracle worker?” —Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

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