September 20, 2021Winston Churchill famously quoted, “He who fails to plan is planning to fail.” This great advice was undoubtedly a paraphrase from the original quote by Benjamin Franklin, a father of modern time management techniques, who said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” With this i
September 6, 2021Happy Labor Day to you from all of us at MidDel Consulting!
July 26, 2021Continuing our blog series, “Powerful Reading,” our team of energy trading consultants at MidDel Consulting will be sharing some of their favorite books. These books have not only influenced them in the excellent work that they do for our clients as energy consultants, but have also helped them
July 1, 2021Wishing you a safe, happy and memorable 4th of July weekend!
June 28, 2021Continuing our blog series, “Powerful Reading,” our team of energy trading consultants at MidDel Consulting will be sharing some of their favorite books. These books have not only influenced them in the excellent work that they do for our clients as energy consultants, but have also helped them
May 31, 2021"No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave." Calvin Coolidge
April 8, 2021Being an Energy consultant that travels consistently can be tough. I’ve been doing it off and on since 1997 when I spent a year commuting from Houston to Mexico City. I’ve got many stories and many lessons that I’ve learned to adhere to that I’d like to share with you. The first I’ve found
March 8, 2021The first few steps in any project should include writing the project charter and management plan, and gathering requirements. At this point, project scope and required deliverables have been documented. The next step is to define how those deliverables and requirements are to be implemented in the
February 8, 2021We have a saying at MidDel Consulting – “ETRM systems are not purchased at Walmart!" Regardless of which software you choose and the size of your company, ETRM systems are extremely complex and difficult to implement. Having said that, choosing the right ETRM software for your busines
January 11, 2021I spend quite a bit of time on the road where I have been blessed with meeting so many wonderful people. Usually, I can strike up a conversation with just about anyone and typically, the conversation turns to, what do you do for a living? Followed by, do you have children? I answer my normal respons