In this episode, I talk about how you can stay safe and keep healthy during the coronavirus pandemic by changing the way you think and doing things differently daily. During this pandemic we are indeed dealing with tough times, but if you can adapt a positive mindset, you might just find that even within these uncertain times, there are always opportunities out there.
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In this episode, I talk to Bill Keen, founder and CEO of Keen Wealth Advisors. Bill was previously seen on episode 214, where he talked about retirement for engineers. In today’s episode, Bill talks about how what is happening today with the current pandemic is affecting the stock market and our everyday lives as well as how it will affect the future. He then provides some actionable steps that you can take to ensure you make the right choices and not go on an emotional roller coaster ride.
Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed about The Impact of the Pandemic on the Stock Market:
In this episode, I talk to Devora Zack, MBA a bestselling author, global keynote speaker, and leadership consultant. Her internationally released books, “Networking for People Who Hate Networking, 2nd Edition” “Singletasking”, and “Managing for People Who Hate Managing” are translated into 45 languages. Devora talks to us about networking and provides some great tips on how you can improve your networking skills as an engineer, including networking actions that can be performed in times like these, where there will be limited face-to-face interaction.
Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Networking Tips for Introverts:
In this episode, I talk to Christian Knutson, CEng, P.E., PgMP, F. SAME, who has co-hosted this podcast in the past and now serves as the Europe Program Manager for Stanley Consultants. He is responsible for managing and coordinating Stanley Consultants’ activities in the U.K. and Europe as well as providing program/project management delivery and master planning solutions for clients in the U.K. and Europe. In this episode, which is part of a series we are publishing focused around the four key drivers of engineering managers, we talk about the third key driver: the ability to manage projects. Chris talks about the fundamentals of project management and how project management skills can help you to become a great engineering manager.
Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Project Management Skills:
In this episode, I talk with Tony Munson, author of People Skills for Engineers. Tony talks about the technical and non-technical skills that engineers need to possess to become successful engineers. He also talks about how you can make a good first impression on your boss, and explains how to correct versus criticize someone. His tips are so practical and easy to implement, and they will help you to take your people skills to the next level.
Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About People Skills for Engineers:
In this episode, in honor of Black History Month, we talk to Julius Hudson, who is a civil engineer, a STEM Advocate, and the National Professionals Chair at the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). Julius talks about how NSBE has helped him in his career and what it means to be culturally responsible.
Here are some of the key points discussed about Black History Month and NSBE:
In this episode of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, we celebrate National Engineers Week by telling you what National Engineers Week is, and why it is important. We also highlight some interesting news stories about the engineering license and share some of the responses we received from our listeners about a question we asked on social media, “What is one thing about becoming an engineer that surprised you or that you didn’t expect?”
In the United States, National Engineers Week is always the week in February that encompasses George Washington’s actual birthday, February 22. It is observed by more than 70 engineering, education, and cultural societies, and more than 50 corporations and government agencies. The purpose of National Engineers Week is to call attention to the contributions to society that engineers make. It is also a time for engineers to emphasize the importance of learning math, science, and technical skills. ~ Wikipedia
Here Are Some of the News Updates in the Engineering World from NSPE’s PE Magazine:
In this episode, I talk to Jen Bunk, Ph.D., career coach for technical managers and founder of The People Stack. This episode is part of a series we are publishing focused around the 4 key drivers of successful engineering managers and in this episode, we will focus on the second key driver – an Inclusive Management Style. Jen will discuss how engineering managers can provide an inclusive leadership style that engages the team and displays openness and trust.
Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Cultivating an Inclusive Leadership Style:
In this episode of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, our third episode in a new series on the key drivers of successful engineering managers, we talk to Joe Quattrochi, P.E., Director of Quality at The Walsh Group’s Heavy Civil Quality Program. Joe talks about the importance of supporting your engineering team members in their career growth and development. You can also view this episode on our YouTube channel.
Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Building Relationships With Your Engineering Team:
In this episode, I talk with Matthew Gaddy, EIT, an engineer and productivity consultant. Matthew is going to help you start 2020 off in a more productive way. Matthew helps engineers manage projects more effectively and will run through a variety of different productivity strategies that will help you to develop a productivity mindset and ultimately increase your success as an engineer.