"Engineers of the Soul"

Execupundit

Joel Kotkin, writing in City Journal, describes the bias of journalism, universities, and the entertainment industry. An excerpt: Our cultural climate has become depressingly monochromatic.

"Engineering Evil"

Execupundit

Documentary: " Engineering Evil: Inside the Holocaust." The trailer for "Shoah ," which may well be the greatest documentary ever made

The Culture Engine

Leadership Freak

Personal Philosophy: Chris Edmonds, in his new book “The Culture Engine,” begins his book by taking readers through a… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Culture Organizational Development Leaders build culture by intent or neglect. Culture building begins with who you are.

Does Your Culture Engine Need a Tune-Up?

Next Level Blog

In his new book, The Culture Engine, veteran leadership consultant Chris Edmonds makes the very valid point that many leaders focus far more on what their organizations do than how they actually do it. General Leadership Next Level Podcast audio Chris Edmonds podcast The Culture Engine

The Culture Engine

Leading Blog

Culture is the engine of any organization. The Culture Engine provides tools in each chapter for making this happen in your organization. The Culture Engine helps leaders define the playing field. * * * Like us on Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas. * * *. It is the force behind everything that happens. It empowers behaviors that communicate who we are whether we like it or not. Getting it right is critical.

Ladies and Gentlemen. Start Your Engines

Kevin Eikenberry

I live in Indianapolis, Indiana – the only town in America that doesn’t have Memorial Day weekend – we have Race Weekend. This doesn’t mean we don’t honor those who gave their lives for our country (in fact, we honor them in more ways than most), it just means that the last weekend in May [.].

The Referral Engine: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

The Referral Engine: Teaching Your Business to Market Itself John Jantsch Portfolio/Penguin Group (2012) First, you must be (or become) worthy of the referrals you seek. wind, water, coal, nuclear fission), the most effective engines throughout human history share common attributes: they are well-designed and conscientiously maintained.

Gender Wage Gap in Engineering Driven by Professional Culture

Women on Business

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Fueling Business Process Management with the Automation Engine that Can!

Strategy Driven

Rapid-action, agile automation engines have emerged as the only resource for businesses to become fully functional, integrated, robotic enterprises that can adapt with the dynamic economy, consumer demand, internal logistics, business goals, and social landscape.

"Engines of Change"

Execupundit

I am not sure how it came about, but in 1969 I owned another of the cars featured in "Engines of Change," a forest-green Pontiac GTO. Mr. Ingrassia refers, accurately, to the GTO's "throaty roar" and "guttural exhaust pipes"—it was widely known as "a muscle car," if not so chez Epstein. I remember that roar and those guttural pipes well, but what I recall most is that the Pontiac GTO required roughly two gallons of gas to parallel park. I drove mine mainly from gas station to gas station.

Maintaining the engine of effective leadership

Aspire-CS

A few years later, the engines start to give up. Your work relationships are the engine of your leadership effectiveness; don’t wait until they start to fall apart to tune them up. . My husband is rough on the trucks he drives for his business. Within months of having a new one, it is banged up from driving on the rough, hilly paths of his tree nursery.

Crash! Smash! Bash! You’re Engine Hash

Leadership Freak

Here’s part of “The Little Blue Engine.” Image source I remember the day we found Shel Silversein’s book for children, “Where the Side Walk Ends.” We were Christmas shopping in downtown Bangor, Maine. We laughed like children. Years later, we’d read all his poems to our one girl and two boys. ” It shocked us. The [.]. Failure Leading Personal Growth Taking others higher weaknesses Leadership Development

“Hear the roar of our engines….”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob's blog entries "Fireside Chats" "Hear the roar of our engines." Until last Sunday, I thought that the best commercial shown in conjunction with a Super Bowl was Apple’s with its “1984″ them. Leland Russell has praised Clint Eastwood’s two-minute commercial for Chrysler, “It’s Half-time in America,” and I agree with Russell. Here is what he has to say: * * * During Super Bowl 2012, [.].

Was software engineering ever alive?

Crossderry Blog

Recent Posts Sputnik and Delayed Gratification Grace under pressure Being accountable as a customer SAP SME Portfolio Précis Podcast Link — Enterprise IT: Inside an SAP customer Recent Comments Tweets that mention … on Grace under pressure Paul Ritchie on About Paul on About Bob Tarne on Waterfall, Agile, now … Bloggers Bug –… on Being responsible for our own… Google Page Rank Was software engineering ever alive?

Engineers vs. Bean-Counters – Who Should Run the Company?

First Friday Book Synopsis

In the long annals of business history, the tension Aboulafia describes — engineer vs. bean counter — occurs again and again. In the long run, companies where the engineers (and designers) win [.]. Like farmer vs. rancher, Roundhead vs. Cavalier, paleface vs. redskin (in the literary sense), yin vs. yang, it’s one of the great divides. Randy's blog entries

Impact of Process Tampering on Variation (Experiment), presented at Engineering Education Conference

Deming Institute

Guest post by Mustafa Shraim , ASQ Fellow and Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering Technology and Management, Ohio University. The aim of the experiment was to introduce the concept of tampering to engineering students at the undergraduate level.

Deming Podcast with Scott Dalgleish, CEO at Phase IV Engineering

Deming Institute

Scott Dalgleish is the CEO at Phase IV Engineering. Scott first encountered Deming’s ideas while an engineer at Proctor & Gamble in 1986. Phase IV Engineering’s quality policy: We Care. What engineering projects do you have going on at home right now.

DISC Frequently Asked Questions | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S. He is an engineer by nature, by training, and experience. Featured Video The Recovering Engineer YouTube Channel From Bud to Boss Connect With Me Subscription Options Email updates.

Complimentary Resource – Economist: Smart SMBs Fine-Tuning the Engines of Growth

Strategy Driven

Economist: Smart SMBs Fine-Tuning the Engines of Growth. Click here for more information on Economist: Smart SMBs Fine-Tuning the Engines of Growth. You just finished reading Complimentary Resource - Economist: Smart SMBs Fine-Tuning the Engines of Growth !

Fueling Their 5-Stroke Engine: How to Win Lovers and Influence Co-workers

Engaging Leader

Cars have a four-stroke (or “four-cylinder”) engine, and lawn mowers have a two-stroke engine. But did you know that people have a five-stroke engine? “It I like to think in terms of a five-stroke engine that needs to be fueled, because it’s not just about love.

How Much Margin Do You Have? | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

To explain what I mean, I’ll lean on my background as an engineer. In my engineering design classes, I learned about the concept of design or safety margin — a factor built into design calculations to allow for minor errors, miscalculations, under estimations, and other variables that are difficult to accurately determine. Safe engineering design always considers, allows for, and builds in some margin for safety. He is an engineer by nature, by training, and experience.

Being Too Nice Can Hurt You | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S. He is an engineer by nature, by training, and experience. Featured Video The Recovering Engineer YouTube Channel From Bud to Boss Connect With Me Subscription Options Email updates.

In Honor of Krystal | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S. He is an engineer by nature, by training, and experience. Featured Video The Recovering Engineer YouTube Channel From Bud to Boss Connect With Me Subscription Options Email updates. Tags: life lessons , loss , Reflections Guy Harris describes himself as a recovering engineer.

Victim or Victor – You Decide | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S. He is an engineer by nature, by training, and experience. Featured Video The Recovering Engineer YouTube Channel From Bud to Boss Connect With Me Subscription Options Email updates.

Just Be Nice | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S. He is an engineer by nature, by training, and experience. Featured Video The Recovering Engineer YouTube Channel From Bud to Boss Connect With Me Subscription Options Email updates.

The Subtle Stressors Making Women Want to Leave Engineering

Harvard Business Review

Female retention in engineering remains a persistent problem. To build a deeper understanding of these experiences and how women deal with them, we interviewed and surveyed more than 330 engineers in the U.S. (43% Our interviews with male engineers confirm these beliefs.

Weekly Round-Up: Insights of Successful Employee Engagement, Engineering a Happy Company Culture & Steps for Making Difficult Decisions

leaderCommunicator

This week you’ll see articles on insights to successful employee engagement, engineering a happy company culture and rules of internal communication. Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts.

Book Review: The Referral Engine

LDRLB

At first glance, it may seem odd to post a review of The Referral Engine , a marketing book on a leadership website. In one of the more valuable sections, Jantsch explains how referral engine businesses make the “Four C’s” (content, context, connection and community) an integral part of their product or service. However, most of our readers are leadership coaches and consultants.

11 Signs You Need to Change Your SEO Company

Women on Business

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The Strategy Driven Guide to Boosting Your Website’s Performance

Strategy Driven

Entrepreneurship Marketing & Sales Online Marketing and Website Development business management Marketing and Sales online marketing search engine optimization seo strategydriven website developmentBoosting your website’s performance needs to be your number one priority.

Simple SEO Strategies for Growing Your Business

Strategy Driven

That is why we prepared some tips regarding the whole process of search engine optimization, both what to and what not to do in order to grow your business! A few years back, search engine optimization was almost synonymous to keywords.

Are you a Scientist or an Engineer? Things to think about.

Create Learning

as a engineer? The engineer sees themselves as a tiny spot of ignorance surrounded by a vast see of knowledge. There are three lines from recent reading and research I’m doing that keep haunting me and have made me explore my frame of thinking and consulting.

Here’s Why Your SEO Strategy Isn’t Working

Strategy Driven

For this reason, it is very important to keep on track of Google’s and other search engines guidelines. Entrepreneurship Online Marketing and Website Development business management online marketing search engine optimization seo strategydriven website development

Andrew Hargadon on How Breakthrough Ideas Happen: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Andrew Hargadon is a Professor of Technology Management and Charles J. Soderquist Chair in Entrepreneurship at the University of California at Davis. The primary focus of his research is on the effective management of innovation and entrepreneurship, particularly in the development and commercialization of sustainable technologies. He has written extensively on knowledge and technology brokering… Read More Andrew Hargadon on How Breakthrough Ideas Happen: An interview by Bob Morris.

20 SEO Techniques You Should Use in 2018 [Infographic]

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Off-Site SEO: Maximising Your Search Potential

Strategy Driven

Over the years, search engines like Google have had to make their algorithms more and more complicated. As a part of this, search engines like to make sure that your website is trustworthy before they display it to their users. Otherwise, search engines will stop favoring your website.

Four Tips on Hiring an SEO Agency for Your Startup

Strategy Driven

A strong visibility in search engines and the ability to showcase your expertise and knowledge about your industry online is key to building your customer base and improving customer retention and sales.

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How to Make Your SEO Campaign Work: Things You Should Remember

Women on Business

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Can You Manage Your Website’s SEO Strategy?

Strategy Driven

Whether you choose to build your own site or employ a specialist to do it for you, all your efforts will be in vain if you don’t get your website to the top of the search engine rankings.

Three SEO Considerations When Choosing Your Next Hosting Company

Strategy Driven

Not only is this a huge inconvenience to your visitors, it also opens you up to having a security warning shown by your results – a huge turn-off for potential customers – or even being blacklisted by search engines completely. Let’s start with a couple of statements about hosting.

Human Competence: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Human Competence: Engineering Worthy Performance Thomas F. Gilbert Crown Business (2007) How and why the behavior engineering model “is really an outline of a performance troubleshooting sequence” Note: The comments that follow discuss the “Tribute Edition” (2007) of a book first published in 1996, after its author’s death.

60 Days to Re-engineer Yourself as a Business Professional – a True Story of a Fast-Track to a more Developed Employee

First Friday Book Synopsis

{A CEO of a growing, mid-sized company called me this week, and said, “I want to tell you a story.” I love that phrase! It was a good story. Here is his story. And, yes, this is a true story}. ————– So, you are surrounded by people who are more knowledgeable than you, more equipped [.]. Randy's blog entries

4 Reasons Why SEO Is Important to Your Business

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