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Do You Really Want to Work for a Large Corporation?

Hewlett-Packard and Tektronix, two companies for whom I have worked, were once garage-shop companies. Most companies start up that way and grow bigger as they reach their goals. The founders of companies care about their companies and the employees, the … Continue reading

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S.T.E.M. is now becoming S.T.E.A.M.

S.T.E.M. was originally designed to help young women understand and enter the technical fields. S.T.E.M. stands for Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics. It has been very successful by most measures. However, there are many people (including myself) who believe there are two missing elements … Continue reading

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Are all Experienced Engineers Rude and New Engineers Obnoxious

This was written in response on Quora asking if all experienced engineers rude. In many respects, it is written as a letter to new engineers just coming out of school. I have been producing software for many years. Most new … Continue reading

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Live a Fulfilling Life

Life is too short. I am not sure where the time has gone, but it flies by so quickly. There is an old saying that one should live with no regrets. Unfortunately, you think about what you say even to … Continue reading

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FEAR – False Evidence – Action Required

I have an old enough vehicle that all it has is a cassette tape player, so I took out a group of motivation tapes and started listening to them on a long drive. One side was by Jeremy Stansfield talking … Continue reading

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Intent is Necessary, but not Sufficient

Intent is just desire. To live a full life you must be doing, or living an intentional life. I have been looking into some of the writing of John C Maxwell and like what I have been able to gather so … Continue reading

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