Working in highly complex and diverse technology fields, being a successful engineer requires the willingness to train extensively and the flexibility to continually upgrade present skill sets by acquiring new sets of knowledge & industry insights, just to stay up to speed with market changes. This takes a big toll on many engineers and requires planning and preparation so that you can successfully hit your career goals within the 12-month period you have in 2019. With the New Year almost upon us, it is time to take inventory of your progress to date, and of your professional career goals as well as to create a new set of goals. That said, the following is an overview of three of the best New Year’s career resolutions for engineers in 2019.
In this episode, Chris Knutson, PE interviews Croft Edwards, author on GeneralLeadership.com and an extremely accomplished leader and leadership coach on how to generate flow through leadership.
Engineering Success quote:
Here are the key points from the episode: [Read more…]
What is accountability and why is in important in becoming a strong engineering leader?
Webster dictionary defines accountability as an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one’s actions.
Let’s investigate both sides of this definition:
#1 Take Responsibility on Your Engineering Projects
If you want to become a strong engineering leader, you must take responsibility in your career. [Read more…]