2017 Accomplishments

My 2017 has been a year of loss and rebirth. Yet, I’m thankful for it. During the Thanksgiving holiday I like to reflect on what has transpired throughout the year. Sitting in a quiet spot in my local library on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, I started to think...

Leadership & Blessings

Leadership & Blessings          Today I was reminded of two lessons I learned August 2010: #1 Blessings & #2 Leadership! As I was traveling and only 30 miles from my final destination, I hydroplaned on I-44. I did a 90 degree turn in the far right lane and...

5 Tips for Engineers Transitioning To Entrepreneurs

5 Tips for Engineers Transitioning To Entrepreneurs             Engineers often times see starting their own engineering design or consulting firms daunting. But with some preparation and planning, the transition can be easier. Having current employers cover some...

4 Places Engineers Should Network

4 Places Engineers Should Network Being excellent technically will only get engineers so far in their professional lives. Engineers must be networking to grow their names (brands) and reputation (influence). However many times engineers will go to work, do an...

Be Actionable In Your Goals

So you've written your goals down. Now you're just staring at them. You're waiting for them to just happen. Now boo, that's not how it works LOL Your goal list isn't like a Christmas list of toys you are sending to Santa. An elder overweight man is NOT going to be...

LIGHTS CAMERA ACTION! GOAL TIME

Goals aren't just be to written down, discussed and dreamed about. Instead they are to be ACHIEVED. To reach your goals you must take ACTION. Let's take a look at a movie or a play. Each actor has lines to memorize, rehearsals to do before the big show. The same is...

Make Fear Your B#tch To Reach Your Goals

No one around me has done it.  So you will be the trendsetter, the leader, the founder, the discoverer/explorer...I might have to nickname you DORA! I might fail you simply may SUCCEED! Write down ways you can fail. First way to fail is to TRY. People will hate me....

Self-Centered Vs. Selfless Goals

Do you struggle more with goals which solely focus on you? Do you receive more RESISTANCE when you push, pull, ram, etc. goals which do nothing for anyone but you? Do you feel worn out and unenthusiastic about your self-centered goals? Do you find the energy to keep...

3 Reasons You Are Not Winning In Life

I had faith in you. Did you have faith in yourself? Are you wondering why you aren't winning in life? Let's chat about it. #1 - You are comparing yourself to others - STOP IT! You are uniquely you. So be who you are TODAY!. Don't worry about how you differ from...

One Action To Achieving Your Goal

So many people can tell you about their goals. They can tell you how long they have had their goals. They will say how hard they have worked to achieve the goal. They will tell you how it's just too hard to reach that goal. Yet most don't do this one thing! WRITE...