You’re in a meeting when a colleague brings up an idea that you think (or even know) is not so great. What does a successful team player do?
By Curt Wang
I have come to wonder, is there a “dark side” to the unbridled speed that technological solutions provide in our industry? Is it possible that these tools hinder the true understanding of a project? As wonderful as technology is, it creates new challenges in quality control of the final product.
By Greg Koontz, PE, LS
Learning to position yourself at an advantageous angle can make the difference of whether you experience the best or the worst of your current circumstances.
By Andres Lara
When people don’t feel that there is a connection, they don’t feel valued and that important foundation of trust becomes shattered.
By Chuck Inman
Presenting technical, complicated material need not be a chore when you T.H.I.N.K.!
By Kevin E. O’Connor, CSP
Despite the wealth of information available to us these days, many of today’s best and brightest business leaders still make poor decisions. This is unfortunate, because sound decision making is at the heart of every company’s success.
By Michael Menard
The commercials on television today talk endlessly about treatments for low this and low that, but unfortunately, we don’t hear much about low Emotional Intelligence (EQ).
By Lee Ellis
Despite somewhat more common perceptions that petroleum, because of growing energy needs, or rare earth metals, because they support growing electronic technology applications, would command top spot in a list of most valuable resources, in truth, water…
by Dougie Coburn
Imagine a CEO taking Imodium right before each board meeting and Tylenol after each meeting to soothe the frightening feeling of being terrorized by power-abusing board members routinely reminding the CEO, “You work at the pleasure of the board.”
By Dr. Marty Martin
There you are, standing at the helm of your sailboat in the midst of the worst storm of your life. You hold tight to the wheel as the boat flies off the top of a 30-foot wave.
By Larry Jacobson
Phil, a manager at a tech firm, prides himself on his commitment to his career. He counts rigorous self-discipline as one of his strengths, and expects the same of his subordinates, privately frowning on such “nonsense” in the workplace as birthday cakes and office parties.
By Marti MacGibbon
To retain your top talent it is absolutely critical to ensure they are motivated. In difficult times this is often not high on the priority list of managers or CEOs.
By Brad Remillard
After years of hard work, you’ve made your way through the company’s ranks and have finally received the recognition you deserve by getting the promotion you’ve been dreaming of.
By Esther Francis Joseph
How many times do you hear, “The customer only cares about the price”? Most companies or individuals will say they hear it all the time. Price is only an issue when it is presented as the only benefit (or primary benefit).
By Nathan Jamail
Spring is in the air and graduation is right around the corner.