Archives -

11
Oct

A Nice Break From All the Negativity

For those who watched the presidential debate Sunday night, wasn’t the last question refreshing?! For those who missed it, the questioner basically challenged both candidates to say something nice – to share something they liked or respected – about their opponent. What a welcome break that was from all the mudslinging and vitriol that has …

30
Sep

10 Things To Do For a More Successful Life

Sure am enjoying the beautiful fall weather here in Texas.  It’s so nice to get a break from the heat.  It’s not cold yet by any means, but I’ll take sunny days with highs in the 70s and low 80s any day! All this nice weather is making me feel more energetic and has me …

26
May

Increase Email Productivity

I don’t know about you but it seems I spend (waste!) a lot of time trying to keep up with email.  Since my guess is I’m not alone, I thought the following blog post would be helpful.  It comes from Tammy Foley’s BizBoost Newsletter which can be found at www.wekeepyourbooks.com.  She gave me permission to …

22
May

What I Wish I had Known Back When: 10 Things Graduating Engineers Need to Know at the Start of Their Careers

What I Wish I had Known Back When: 10 Things Graduating Engineers Need to Know at the Start of Their Careers   One of my college classmates, who’s now a hoity-toity lawyer in California, recently sent out an email asking some of his friends to help him with ideas for a talk he’s preparing to …

14
May

Opening Day at the Engineering Coach Blog!

[Note, this is actually a reprint of a post from my previous website. The economic outlook in Texas and the Gulf Coast is not nearly as rosy as it was at the time this was originally written. Such is the nature of anything related to oil and gas, unfortunately.] So many topics, so little time! …