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Michael S

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Last Login 8/10/2016
Location Hampstead, NC
Education Bachelors Degree
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Summary of Experience
Mike has spent the last 20 years writing business reports and investigative reports for a large utility. While working full-time Mike obtained his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Management and Organizational Development.

Mike developed and presented compelling presentations using excellent written communication skills. He wrote reports that provided understanding of events, explaining the causes of the events, and providing recommendations for preventing or mitigating future events. On several occasions Mike developed lesson plans for the utility's training program.

Since retirement, Mike spends much of his time writing in preparation for teaching in a ministry environment and for a blog called Men Being Real.

Mike has been trained in writing Root Cause, Apparent Cause, and Human Performance Reports in accordance with 10CFR 50.59 (Code of Federal Regulations).

While working as a Predictive Maintenance Specialist Mike published an article for Vibration Magazine entitled 'Axivane Fan Vibrations Caused by Resonance in Spring Isolators.'
Specialties
Mike's specialty is writing investigative reports that explains an event, the causes of the event, and providing recommendations to mitigate future events. He has also written Cultural Behavior Study reports that helps explain human performance attitudes and characteristics of personal in a work environment.
Interests
Mike likes to teach and lead men in Bible Studies and provide leadership guidance. Helping men to be a better Husbands, Dads, employees, or employers. He also spends much of his time reading books on leadership. Some of the most recent books Mike has read includes, 'The Emotional Healthy Leader' by Peter Scazzero; 'The Secret of Teams' by Mark Miller; and 'Called to Lead' by John MacArthur.
Education
University of Mount Olive Sep 2001 – Dec 2009
Management & Organizational Development, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Mike completed this study while working full-time. In addition to taking the required courses form graduation he also completed courses in Leadership and Leadership Development.


Projects by Industry
Utilities

Mike developed investigative reports that were a result of equipment failures or personnel errors. These reports provided a detail explanation of the event, what went wrong, what was expected to occur, the causes of the event, any industry benchmarking information of same or similar events, and actions to mitigate future events.

Projects by Asset Type
Blog Post

Mike is currently writing a Blog for a ministry to men called Men Being Real: The Authentic Man. Mike is using this to share his experiences to what he has learned as a man. This includes being a husband, Dad, employee, or friend. He shares his experience and then relates the experiences to a scriptural reference for life evaluation and application.

Projects By Expertise
Technical Writer

During Mike's time with working for a major utility company Mike assisted in the development of lesson plans for the company's training department.

Projects by Writing Style
Authoritative

Mike developed investigative reports that were a result of equipment failures or personnel errors. These reports provided a detail explanation of the event, what went wrong, what was expected to occur, the causes of the event, any industry benchmarking information of same or similar events, and actions to mitigate future events.

Conversational

When Mike is writing in his blog he is writing as if he is speaking to an individual. His writing is personnel hoping the reader can relate to the experiences Mike has lived.

Projects by Company Size
Fortune 500

Mike worked for a major utility company for over 40 years. Mike spent much of his time investigating events of equipment failure or personnel error and reporting on these events. He was expected to explain the event so a 'cold' reader could understand what occurred and how a same or similar event could be mitigated or prevented in the future. Mike developed presentations for senior management on projects and either wrote or assisted in the writing of lesson plans for the training department of the company.

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