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Meet The Author

Mike Vallez

P.E., MBA, Lean-6Sigma

Mr. Vallez is a Director and Senior Principal with Long International and has over 40 years of hands on and leadership experience in project management, engineering/construction management, cost and schedule control, change management, claims, dispute resolution, and engineering. He has served in executive management roles in industry, including both the owner and contractor sides with companies and contractors working on world-class projects for oil and gas companies, power companies, international mining companies, and other institutions. Mr. Vallez has a proven ability to organize, integrate and manage the work of multi disciplined technical specialists and project construction teams to achieve corporate financial goals and objectives of return in investment, safety, operational performance, cost, and time. In all, he has provided leadership on several billion dollars’ worth of projects in the Chemical, Heavy Civil, Mining, Power, Oil & Gas, Industrial, and Commercial sectors. Mr. Vallez has written several books about construction management, safety, and effective project leadership.


About The Book


This book contains information that you cannot find anywhere else, and it will guide you on how to plan, organize, lead and execute any program or project within a fixed schedule and budget. If you work in a group or on team, this book is for you. Don’t miss it.

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The new book by Mike Vallez, On Time and Under Budget, is available as a free download.



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Table of contents

  • Preface
  • Why On Time And Under Budget?
  • We Have A Problem
  • Where Did All The Leaders Go?
  • Look Before You Leap
  • Account For The Optimism Bias
  • Learn From The Past
  • Balance Scope With Time, Cost, And Financial Return
  • Get And Keep The Right People On The Bus
  • Build A Superteam
  • Plan Your Work And Work Your Plan
  • Involve Everyone
  • Learn From The Past
  • Create A Word Map
  • Visualize The Endpoint
  • Have Open Communications
  • Actively Listen
  • Set Goals And Provide Feedback
  • See The Greatness In Your Team Members
  • Plant Motivators, And Weed-Out De-Motivators
  • Be Generous With Praise And Recognition
  • Happy Employees Make Customers Happy
  • Get Your Team In The Flow
  • The Mike Vallez Team Alignment Process
  • Train Constantly
  • Practice, Drill, Rehearse
  • Treat People With Respect
  • Break Down Barriers
  • Treat Quality As A Virtue
  • Tap The Power Of Belief
  • Create A Sense Of Urgency
  • The Buck Stops Here
  • Value Your Clients And Customers
  • Assign Decision Rights—Delegate But Don’t Abdicate
  • Focus
  • Choose The Right Management Style
  • Make The Right Decisions, Rightly
  • Pursue Self Mastery And Transformation
  • Develop Your License To Lea
  • Have Impeccable Integrity
  • Be In Service And Of Love
  • Give Back
  • We Have Much To Do
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 1 The Project Management Body Of Knowledge (PMBOK) Overview
  • 2 PRINCE2 Overview
  • 3 Lean Construction Overview
  • 4 Six Sigma Overview
  • 5 Agile Development, Scrum Overview
  • 6 Hoshin Kanri Process Overview
  • 7 Change Management Process Overview
  • 8 Leadership Self-Assessment

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This book contains information that you cannot find anywhere else, and it will guide you on how to plan, organize, lead and execute any program or project within a fixed schedule and budget. If you work in a group or on team, this book is for you. Don’t miss it.

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