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In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Randal (Randy) Over, PE, FASCE—national president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Randy shares some key pieces of career advice and also some recommendations for achieving work-life balance and achieving full engagement in your career.
The career-changing tip at the end of the show will challenge you to implement some measures to achieve work-life balance in your engineering career.
“Leadership is influence.” —John C. Maxwell
Listen to this session and learn:
- Three key pieces of advice for younger engineers based on Randy’s many years of experience as an engineer
- How to stay motivated in your career and plan ahead so that when one goal is achieved you have others in your vision
- Ways to use curiosity as an engineer to stay engaged and motivated
- How a certain project in your career can change you forever
- Ways to blend your career and personal life together to achieve a sense of balance
- Why you shouldn’t hide work frustrations at home
- How engineers can impact the world and why that fact can keep you engaged during your career
- Ways to become a young leader in an industry
- How leadership positions can transform your career and life
Resources and links mentioned in this session include:
Free Resources for Engineers
American Society of Civil Engineers
An Event for Engineers Who Are Seeking Partnership
Institute for Engineering Career Development
Click Here for Session #14 Transcription
What are your top pieces of career advice based on your experience?
Regardless of your experience level, I would love to hear advice that you have for other developing engineers based on your experience so far—whether a course that helped you, a decision that transformed your career or any other piece of career advice you can offer.
Please leave your comments in the section below.
To your success,
Anthony Fasano, PE, LEED AP
Engineering Management Institute
Author of Engineer Your Own Success
Photo Credit: American Society of Civil Engineers