In this episode, I talk with consultant and keynote speaker Molly McPherson, M.S., APR. We outline strategies to communicate more confidently and clearly, and we also discuss how you can become more effective on social media, specifically LinkedIn. These two topics can have a massively positive impact on your professional development efforts.
How Learning Can Help Engineers to Eliminate Insecurities
is a guest post by Tiffany Rowe
The prototypical engineer is analytical, logical, accurate, communicative, creative, and, most importantly, confident. However, that’s not to say that a person must be confident to become an engineer. In fact, many of the traits seemingly intrinsic in engineering students are actually acquired during the course of their educations – confidence included. Several studies have found that education is imperative for bolstering self-esteem and to eliminate insecurities.
Here are a few ways education has been shown to eliminate insecurities and build confidence in students – especially engineering students:
In episode 63 of The Civil Engineering Podcast, I talk with Ralph Tulis, a licensed professional engineer about the challenging aspects of construction engineering.
Here are some of the questions I ask Ralph on Construction Engineering:
- What can engineers do to get a better handle on the construction side of things?
- What does delegated design responsibility mean?
- Do engineers ever really retire (jokingly)?
- What do means & methods mean?
Here are some key points discussed in this episode:
Q: How do I have tough conversations with my boss about over commitment?
Welcome to Episode #10 of Engineering Career TV. The topic for this episode is Mastering Tough Conversations with your Boss.
I will spend most of the Engineering Career TV episodes answering questions that have been submitted from engineers around the world on how to rapidly advance their careers and live the lives they want to live.
You can submit questions for the show by clicking here.
Let’s jump into today’s topic, Mastering Tough Conversations with your Boss, which is based on a question from Stan, who asks the following: [Read more…] about Mastering Tough Conversations with your Boss – Engineering Career TV Ep. 11