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On-Site Event

Bookworm Series - The Art of Significance

  • Dec 2, 2022 (12:00 - 1:00 pm CT; 11:00 - 12:00 pm MT)
    See location below
  • Dec 9, 2022 (12:00 - 1:00 pm CT; 11:00 - 12:00 pm MT)
    See location below
  • Dec 16, 2022 (12:00 - 1:00 pm CT; 11:00 - 12:00 pm MT)
    NDDOT Central Office, Rm 310-311, E Blvd Ave, Bismarck ND OR Teams. Teams link will be emailed the day prior to event.

Training Poster

Please print and post the Bookworm Series - The Art of Significance poster (PDF, 305K) at your location and encourage participation.


DEADLINE: December 16, 2022

No registration fee. Lunch on your own (brown bag lunch).

If you have questions about this event or accommodations related to a disability, contact NDLTAP @ 701-328-9855 or email ndltap@ugpti.org.

The above resource and more can be accessed by visiting the TLN Learning Management System (LMS).


Do you aspire to be successful? Are you ready to take the next step and reach toward becoming significant? Let's walk through Dan Clark's book, The Art of Significance, and challenge ourselves to BE THE DIFFERENCE. Our time together will be a mix of reviewing book highlights and class sharing.

We recommend reading the book prior to each class to maximize learning. Please join us even if you haven't read the book.

December 2, Chapters 1-3 will be covered; December 9, Chapters 4-8; and December 16 we will wrap up covering Chapters 9-12.

  • Core values
  • Successful or Significant
  • Develop a credo
  • Stretch
  • Trust
  • Do right
  • Covenants
  • Forgive


Amy Biese is the team lead for research and pavement design at the North Dakota Department of Transportation. She is a registered professional engineer in the state of North Dakota and a graduate of NDSU. Amy is passionate about promoting technical topics with her colleagues through verbal communication.

Dale Heglund, NDLTAP Program Director, has 40 plus years of transportation experience ranging from equipment operator to design engineer. His career focus has been to promote a quality roadway network by helping others understand roadway engineering principles, the synergies of working cooperatively with others, leadership skills, and new technology implementation processes.

Jeff Iverson, Billings County Highway Superintendent. Jeff started his career in road construction in 1982 and gained experience working for three construction companies through 2005. In 2005, Jeff shifted his journey to local government, accepting the road district foreman position with Billings County. In 2013, Jeff was promoted to the Highway Superintendent position. In his current capacity, Jeff works with a wide range of agencies, including numerous engineering firms, contractors, USFS, CFL, UGPTI, state, and local entities.

Target Audience

All personnel

608 E Boulevard AveBismarck, ND 58505