In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Rashid Kapadia who is an author of book entitled Necessary Bridges, and he talks about how engineers can improve their public speaking skills and get into the flow or put themselves in an atmosphere to succeed.
“May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke
Rashid N. Kapadia, PMP, is a speaker, project manager, engineer, consultant, and author. Born & raised in India, he started his career in the merchant navy, where for over 17 years he progressed from marine engineering apprentice to chief engineer.
Rashid moved to the US in 1995 pursuing a Masters degree in Marine Management and other advanced marine commercial certifications in Chartering and Agency. In the US, over 17 years, he worked for 3 organizations providing leadership in commercial merchant shipping, chartering & operations, marine and offshore engineering and repair operations, project management, and business development.
In 2014 he took a career sabbatical to write a book and polish his public speaking skills. In 2015, along with his wife, he co-founded Necessary Bridges, Inc. Rashid is a lifelong student and an avid reader, constantly looking for new knowledge that can be applied to uplift engineers and solve problems.
In the Take Action Today segment at the end of the show, I give you some tips on how to get a good night sleep.
Listen to this session and learn some of the key points Rashid discussed in this episode including: [Read more…] about TECC 83: Improving Your Public Speaking and Getting into the Flow as an Engineer with Author Rashid Kapadia