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Mastering Project, Program, and Portfolio Management: Models for Structuring and Executing the Project Hierarchy by Gary Lister

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Acknowledgments

To all those who have impacted and influenced my career over the years and who have helped me grow as a person and as a manager—it has been my great honor and pleasure to be associated with you.

I learned from everyone who crossed my path. From some, I learned how to act and manage. From others, I learned how not to act and manage. But I learned from everyone, I’m better because of it, and I am grateful for the lessons.

I would be terribly remiss without acknowledging Colonel Chuck Jernigan’s influence on my career as a project manager. He hired me, believed in me, and challenged me to be all I could be. He was an inspiration and a great leader.

I am also grateful for the support of my wife and sons for their forbearance of yet ...

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