Category: Leadership Lessons

The Paradox of a Great Idea

“That’s a great idea.” “That’s an amazing idea.” “That’s a wonderful idea.” You can think of a dozen variation of these statements. You’ve heard them before. You may have even said them yourself. I grew up thinking that we need to have a ton of ideas. It’s the main reason I read a lot, listen […]

Finding The Best Teacher

I used to photocopy physics laboratory reports. This was before I had access to a personal computer and the internet. The fastest way to answer questions in a physics laboratory report was to copy someone else’s. No thinking, only reacting. I made it thru my senior year in high school with a high score in physics […]

Mistakes Engineers Learn

[callout]It’s T-SQL Tuesday, the blog party that SQL Server expert Adam Machanic (blog | Twitter) started. This month’s episode is hosted by Raul Gonzales (blog | Twitter) and the topic is about Lessons Learned the Hard Way [/callout] The equation for fluid dynamics. The concepts behind set theory. The operators in relational algebra. The mathematics behind materials strength. The abstraction principle in […]

From Kutsero to Tour Guide

[callout]“Your life does not get better by chance. It gets better by change.” – Jim Rohn[/callout] Earlier this year, we had the opportunity to visit Vigan City in the Philippines. It was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999 and recognized as one of the New 7 Wonders Cities in 2015. One of […]