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The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

259 EpisodesProduced by Anthony Fasano, PE and Jeff Perry, MBAWebsite

The Engineering Career Coach (TECC) Podcast provides career advice to engineers of all ages and experience levels. Our host for the show, Anthony Fasano, PE and Jeff Perry, MBA interviews engineers ranging from recent engineering graduates to professionals from top engineering organizations on diffe… read more

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TECC 259: The Lost Art of Effective One-On-One Meetings

November 9th, 2021

24:04

In this episode, we talk to Hazim Macky, Vice President of engineering at Coinme, the largest licensed cryptocurrency cash network in the U.S about why one-on-one meetings are so important for both engineers and …

TECC 258: Change in Engineering Education: What Does the Future Hold?

October 26th, 2021

30:21

In this episode, I talk to Frank E. Falcone; AP, P.E., D.WRE, CAPT USN (ret)., the Director of Professional Development and Experiential Education in …

TECC 257: How to Manage Burnout, Fear, and Uncertainty and Remain a Productive Engineer

October 12th, 2021

30:43

In this episode, we talk to Zachary White, a career coach known for helping engineers, about the importance of work-life balance. He also provides some great tips to manage burnout, fear and uncertainty and remain a …

TECC 256: Finding the Right Engineering Career Path (That Best Fits Your Professional Passion)

September 28th, 2021

22:23

In this episode, we talk to Zakary Smith, an entrepreneur, innovator, and the founder of Instaversal, an engineering company that creates true partnerships that enable companies that develop and scale products to …

TECC 255: Developing a Growth Mindset for Career Success

September 14th, 2021

35:24

In this episode, we talk to Lesa Edwards, MPA, CJSS, MRW, ACRW, CELDC, a Master Resume Writer, Certified Job Search Strategist, Certified Executive and Leadership Development Coach, award-winning podcaster of The …

TECC 254: How Engineers Can Find Job Opportunities During This Global Crisis

August 31st, 2021

38:41

In this episode, we talk with Matt Warzel, CPRW, CIR, a certified professional resume writer, career coach, and outplacement expert with over 10 years in human resources and career advancement techniques. He will …

TECC 253: Four Ways to Increase Efficiency in Your Engineering Business

August 17th, 2021

27:08

In this episode, we talk to Andrea Dallan, an engineer, an entrepreneur, and CEO of Dallan Spa, an Italian family business about efficiency and sustainability in manufacturing. Andrea will list four specific aspects …

TECC 252: Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Culture

August 3rd, 2021

25:02

In this episode, we talk to Mark Kinsella, the VP of Engineering at Opendoor, a real estate company in California, about entrepreneurial engineering. …

TECC 251: Building Your Skills as a Sales Engineer (To Help Grow Your Business)

July 20th, 2021

29:50

In this episode, we talk to Mark Wainwright, principal, and owner at Wainwright Insight about building your skills as a sales engineer. He also discusses what firms can do to help increase their team’s sales skills and …

TECC 250: From Laid Off to Starting an Engineering Firm

July 6th, 2021

30:21

In this episode, we talk to Aaron Moncur, a mechanical engineer who runs a mechanical design firm called Pipeline Design & Engineering and the …

TECC 249: Life Cycle Engineering and How It Fits Into Integrated Product Support

June 22nd, 2021

38:08

In this episode, we talk to Lucas Marino, D.Eng., PMP, CMRP, a systems engineer and integrated logistics support manager – entrepreneur, and owner of EAST Partnership and MCS, LLC, about life cycle engineering and how …

TECC 248: Growing as an Engineering Leader and the Experience of Writing About It in a Sci-Fi Novel

June 8th, 2021

23:01

In this episode, I talk to Matthew G. Dick, P.E., an engineering leader working at a transportation technology company and moonlighting as a sci-fi …

TECC 247: How LEDs Changed the World of Engineering (Solid State Lighting)

May 25th, 2021

31:38

In this episode, we talk to Prof. Russell D. Dupuis, Ph.D., an electrical engineer, and professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and …

TECC 246: Engineering a Passion for People and the Development of STEM

May 11th, 2021

28:32

In this episode, we talk with Charles Muse, a Program Engineering Manager at General Motors in Detroit, Michigan, about his career and some of the major projects he has worked on, including his passion for people and …

TECC 245: The Three C’s to Working Through Difficult Life Events as an Engineer

April 27th, 2021

28:33

In this episode, I talk to Michael Tranmer, PEng, MSc, PMP, a bestselling author, professional engineer, and TEDx speaker talks about how he worked …

TECC 244: Practical Problem-Solving Skills for Engineers

April 13th, 2021

34:09

In this episode, I talk to Andrew Sario, an intelligent transport systems engineer and OT cyber specialist, creator of Engineering IRL, and …

TECC 243: Career Planning and Leadership Progression for Engineering Professionals

March 30th, 2021

29:23

In this episode, I talk to Mark A. Herschberg, M.Eng, a seasoned executive and cybersecurity expert and author of the book called: “The Career …

TECC 242: Critical Career Questions Answered for Engineering Professionals

March 17th, 2021

22:47

In this episode, I answer critical career questions from engineers about career planning, licensing, work-life balance, credentials, finding a job, working remotely, and more, and also talk about happiness in your …

TECC 241: Finding Patterns in Chaos: How To Navigate Change in Your Engineering Career

March 2nd, 2021

21:15

In this episode, I talk to Laura Berman Fortgang, career analyst, executive coach, author, and professional speaker from New Jersey about how businesses and individuals can thrive during uncertain times and navigate …

TECC 240: Celebrating Black History Month with Kameelah S. Majied, PMP

February 16th, 2021

38:48

In this episode, and in honor of recognizing Black History Month, I talk to Kameelah Samar Majied, PMP, Associate Director and Diversity Champion at Merck about Black women in engineering and STEM. Black History Month …

TECC 239: How to Effectively Lead People (Teach, Coach, Mentor, Inspire)

February 2nd, 2021

50:32

In this episode, I talk to Dr. Andrew Temte, President and Global Head of Corporate Learning at Kaplan, about his forthcoming book Balancing Act: Teach, Coach, Mentor, Inspire, which is about being an effective leader …

TECC 238: Shaping Our Future Generations Through STEM Outreach

January 19th, 2021

17:15

In this episode, I talk to Tiffani Teachey, a senior mechanical engineer and international best-selling author about STEM, and the importance of …

TECC 237: 9 Great Tips for Women in STEM: Navigating Career Challenges

January 5th, 2021

26:17

In this episode, I talk with Dr. Tamara Baynham, PhD, an electrical engineer and director of Clinical Research at EBT Medical, Inc., based in Toronto, about women in STEM. She provides nine great tips on how women in …

TECC 236: How to Level up in Your Engineering Career

December 22nd, 2020

33:47

In this episode, I talk to Shawn Livermore, a bestselling author, software engineer, consultant, and tech startup founder. He wrote a book called …

TECC 235: Women in STEM – Take Back Control of Your Career and Life

December 8th, 2020

31:16

In this episode, I talk to Tiffany Dawson, an ex-mechanical engineer turned career coach for women in STEM about a difficult time she went through in …

TECC 234: Professional Networking Tips and Tricks for Engineers

November 17th, 2020

24:34

In this episode, we talk to Sol Rosenbaum, P.E., CEM, an energy engineer and founder of The Engineering Mentor, about the importance of mentorship …

TECC 233: Developing Soft Skills for a Successful Career in Engineering

November 3rd, 2020

35:44

In this episode, our new host, Jeff Perry, MBA talks to Dennis Doran, a leading expert in the construction industry with more than 30 years of experience, and the author of the highly praised book, Soft as Steel,  about …

TECC 232: How the Upcoming Election Can Affect Financial Planning for Engineers

October 20th, 2020

41:01

In this episode, I talk to Bill Keen, CRPC, the founder and CEO of Keen Wealth Advisors, about the election year and financial planning and how it can affect you as an engineer. Bill provides some great tips on how you …

TECC 231: Mindsets Fuel Behavior, and Behavior Fuels Results

October 5th, 2020

35:34

In this episode, I am very excited to share some BIG NEWS with you. The Engineering Career Coach Podcast will have a new host. Many of you might have heard of him on some of our previous episodes or read some of his …

TECC 230: Hands-On STEM Learning in an Online World

August 18th, 2020

34:21

In this episode, I talk to Jay Jayaseelan, the founder of Learning Through Robotics, a STEM platform that teaches and reinforces STEM concepts …

TECC 229: Tips and Tricks on How to Leverage LinkedIn for Engineers

August 7th, 2020

39:08

In this episode, I talk to Justin Nguyen, the founder of GetChoGrindUp, a movement to help students navigate their way through college. We talk about …

TECC 228: How to Stay Safe and Keep Healthy During the Coronavirus Pandemic

April 28th, 2020

19:11

In this episode, I talk about how you can stay safe and keep healthy during the coronavirus pandemic by changing the way you think and doing things differently daily. During this pandemic we are indeed dealing with …

TECC 227: The Impact of the Pandemic on the Stock Market: Securing Your Financial Future

April 14th, 2020

42:57

In this episode, I talk to Bill Keen, founder and CEO of Keen Wealth Advisors. Bill was previously seen on episode 214, where he talked about retirement for engineers. In today’s episode, Bill talks about how what is …

TECC 226: Networking Tips for Introverted Engineers

March 31st, 2020

34:11

In this episode, I talk to Devora Zack, MBA a bestselling author, global keynote speaker, and leadership consultant. Her internationally released …

TECC 225: How Project Management Skills Contribute to Your Overall Success as an Engineering Leader

March 17th, 2020

38:02

In this episode, I talk to Christian Knutson, CEng, P.E., PgMP, F. SAME, who has co-hosted this podcast in the past and now serves as the Europe …

TECC 224: People Skills for Engineers: Making a Good First Impression

March 3rd, 2020

30:32

In this episode, I talk with Tony Munson, author of People Skills for Engineers. Tony talks about the technical and non-technical skills that …

TECC 223: Celebrating Black History Month With Engineer Julius Hudson of NSBE

February 27th, 2020

25:22

In this episode, in honor of Black History Month, we talk to Julius Hudson, who is a civil engineer, a STEM Advocate, and the National Professionals …

TECC 222: Celebrating National Engineers Week and Thoughts on the Professional Engineering License

February 18th, 2020

21:19

In this episode of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, we celebrate National Engineers Week by telling you what National Engineers Week is, and why it is important. We also highlight some interesting news stories …

TECC 221: Cultivating an Inclusive Leadership Style as a Technical Professional

February 4th, 2020

35:47

One of the most important aspects that is needed when starting to cultivate an inclusive management style is building trust. Not only do you need to …

TECC 220: How to Build Relationships With Your Engineering Team

January 21st, 2020

34:43

To grow in your career, you need to understand that people and the relationships you build with them are of utmost importance. 

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TECC 219: The Productivity Mindset for Engineers

January 7th, 2020

27:17

Before you can be productive, you’ve got to start thinking the right way.It is very hard to define productivity when you don’t have your goals lined out. When you have your goals set and you know which way you are …

TECC 218: 2019 Reflection and Setting 2020 Goals: Your Engineering Guide

December 24th, 2019

13:42

In this episode, I will walk you through five questions and use these questions as a brainstorming process to help determine your 2020 goals.

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TECC 217: How to Support the Professional Development of Your Engineering Team

December 10th, 2019

24:48

Identify suitable opportunities for your engineering team to build new competences. Focus on what they want and any weaknesses or development needs.

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TECC 216: Providing Engineering Career Growth Opportunities to Your Team

November 26th, 2019

36:44

In this episode, we’re kicking off a series where we will be diving into the four key drivers of great engineering managers. I talk to Seth D. Scheilz, Professional Engineer at Black & Veatch in Kansas City, about …

TECC 215: The Life Cycle of a Great Engineering Manager

November 13th, 2019

16:04

Provide your younger professionals with a custom mentor. This mentor should already be an effective manager or leader in the same field that the …

TECC 214: How to Engineer Engineering Retirement

October 29th, 2019

39:52

To project manage your own financial life requires some real thought and discernment. You need to have something to retire to and not just from. Think about what your retirement will look like, from a social aspect as …

TECC 213: The Scariest Things You Should Do in Your Engineering Career – Pick One Today

October 15th, 2019

11:06

Most successful engineers agree that taking risks and doing things that were uncomfortable in their careers were the things that have helped them …

TECC 212: Mentoring Matters – How to Find a Great Engineering Mentor Regardless of How Busy People Are

October 1st, 2019

19:19

Not having the time to mentor somebody cannot be used as an excuse. If you want to succeed as an engineer or as a leader, you need to commit to helping others.

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TECC 211: Transitioning from Engineering to Marketing

September 17th, 2019

26:06

Sometimes we don’t take risks because we can’t actually get ourselves to do it; remember that real success happens outside of your comfort zone.

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TECC 210: Business Development Skills for Engineering Professionals

September 3rd, 2019

34:16

In this episode, I am taking you with me on a road trip to the offices of Burns Engineering in downtown Philadelphia where you will listen in on a conversation between myself and Laura Hughes. Laura practiced as an …

TECC 209: The Importance of Having Fun in the Engineering Workplace

August 20th, 2019

30:32

Everybody's problems are different because their circumstances are different -  so treat people in a flexible nature that is reasonable.

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TECC 208: Why Engineering Intern Tori Thomas Published Her Disagreement with Her Boss on LinkedIn

August 6th, 2019

29:04

The best way to rise in a company is to solve the problems that your boss doesn’t even know they have. Sometimes this can lead to a disagreement …

TECC 207: How to Avoid Becoming a Frog in Boiling Water in Your Engineering Career

July 23rd, 2019

22:58

If the water gets hot in your career, do you have someone that will throw you a life vest and help you get up again? Disaster can strike at any time in your career and that is why you have to create stability around …

TECC 206: The Truth About Engineering Partnership: The Good, The Bad, and The Potentially Ugly

July 9th, 2019

30:45

What makes us successful as an engineer is not solely what’s going to bring us success as a leader or a partner. We need to be really tuned in with …

TECC 205: Starting a New Job: How to Succeed Faster in the First 90 Days of Employment

June 25th, 2019

28:00

Constant communication on the things that you can improve on is very important in your career journey, and especially within the first 90 days at your firm. The first 90 days when starting a new job is like an extension …

TECC 204: How to Show Your Company You Are Ready for Engineering Management

June 11th, 2019

19:46

There are ways to show your company you're ready for engineering management, but it takes extra time, dedication, focus and the ability to stretch yourself.

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TECC 203: Where Will You Be Five Years from Now in Your Engineering Career?

May 29th, 2019

18:50

Five Years, 260 Weeks, 1820 days, 2,620,800 Minutes. What will you do with it? What could you do with it? Where Will You Be Five Years from Now?

The …

TECC 202: How to Use Deadlines as Productivity Tools in Your Engineering Career and Life

May 14th, 2019

19:54

Look at the things that are important to you and determine what the 80/20 drivers are in your career and life. Do you have deadlines around them? If …

TECC 201: Overcoming Limiting Beliefs and Tackling the Job Search for Rising Introverts

May 1st, 2019

34:14

An introvert is not simply a shy person or somebody that is not outgoing. It is someone who needs time to recharge their batteries alone after they spent a lot of time with people.

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TECC 200: How to Develop Business Thinking Skills for Engineers and Techies

April 16th, 2019

41:02

Ram Iyer, an engineer with a business degree, tallks about business thinking skills and the techie mindset and how you can develop these skills.

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TECC 199: How Engineering Professionals Can Lead with Noble Purpose

April 2nd, 2019

35:55

In this episode, I talk with Lisa Earle McLeod, a global expert on purpose-driven work. She is the author of five books, including the bestseller: Selling with Noble Purpose and we will be talking about how you can lead …

TECC 198: Maker’s Versus Manager’s Schedule for Engineers

March 19th, 2019

32:00

In this episode, I am speaking with Chris Marshall, P.E.,  Regional Geotechnical Engineer at Professional Services Inc. (PSI) in Houston, Texas.  We talk about the strategies he uses when dealing with everyday …

TECC 197: How to Confidently Communicate In-Person and Online for Engineers with Molly McPherson

March 5th, 2019

35:53

In this episode, I talk with consultant and keynote speaker Molly McPherson, M.S., APR.  We outline strategies to communicate more confidently and …

TECC 196: Where Passion Meets Productivity: The Intersection Between People’s Careers and the Company Objective

February 20th, 2019

38:25

In this episode, I will be speaking to Jakob Heuser, an engineering leader, writer, speaker and entrepreneur about the intersection between people’s careers and the company objective. For this episode we will have a …

TECC 195: The Four Books That I Am Reading Now and How They Can Help You as an Engineer

February 5th, 2019

22:50

In this episode, I am going to discuss the four books that I am currently reading and how these books, or really how my reading process may help you as an engineer. I decided to create this episode because engineers are …

TECC 194: Do You Prefer Sprinting or Jogging with Your Professional Development Efforts?

January 22nd, 2019

22:49

In this episode of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I outline two different approaches to professional development. I explain the advantages and disadvantages of each of these approaches, and how you can use them …

TECC 193: What Prison Has Taught This Young Engineer and How it Can Help You

January 8th, 2019

38:59

In this episode, I talk with Jim (a false name used to keep our guest anonymous), a young engineer who had to spend some time in prison soon after he …

TECC 192: Why Engineers Quit Managers Not Companies

December 12th, 2018

34:48

In this episode, I talk with Rich Archbold, senior engineering director at Intercom. We talk about an article he wrote called: “People leave …

TECC 191: Hacking and How It Puts Our Engineering Systems at Risk

December 11th, 2018

32:23

In this episode, I talk with award-winning journalist and host of the Peggy Smedley show, Peggy Smedley about cyber-security and hacking and how it affects us as engineers in our work as well as in our personal lives. …

TECC 190: Sustaining Long Term Projects with Short Term Technology with Christopher Geiger

November 27th, 2018

34:23

In this episode, you will be listening in on a conversation between myself and Christopher Geiger, PE who is an Engineering Director with Lockheed Martin on a pretty interesting topic that we haven’t talked about much …

TECC 189: Taking Your Meetings from Ordinary to Extraordinary

November 13th, 2018

49:48

In this episode, I talk with Paul Axtell about something all engineers are involved in, which is meetings.  Not just the “M-word”, these are the …

TECC 188: Taking Action – A Bike Ride for Sustainability

October 30th, 2018

38:47

In this episode, I speak with Professor Jim Tinjum, who is the Associate Chair of the Department of Engineering Professional Development at University of Wisconsin-Madison. We talk about his roughly 1300-mile, 14-day …

TECC 187: Goal Setting for Engineers Based on One Engineer’s Proven Process

October 16th, 2018

38:38

In this episode, I talk with Adam Zach, PE, a project engineer at an environmental engineering firm in Grand Forks, North Dakota. We talk about the importance of goal setting for engineers and how setting goals has …

TECC 186: A Short Story About a Long Drive…

October 2nd, 2018

20:54

In this episode, I will tell you a short story about a long drive that changed the way I think and had a major impact on our business here at the …

TECC 185: Lean Six Sigma Concepts for Engineering Industries

September 18th, 2018

37:14

In this episode, you are going to listen in on a conversation between me and Joshua Plenert, MBA, MS, PE a licensed professional engineer who’s an expert in applying Lean and Six-Sigma concepts to the architectural, …

TECC 184: Career Questions Answered Through a Peek Inside the Engineering Management Accelerator

September 4th, 2018

22:56

In this episode, I am going to answer some questions from some of the engineers who participated in our Engineering Management Accelerator Online Workshop. We had so many great questions during this course related to …

TECC 183: Career Reflection: 5 Actions a Young Engineer Took to Realize Success

August 28th, 2018

32:21

In this episode, you’re going to listen in on a conversation between me and Fernando A. Ceballos, P.E. Fernando will share some strategies that he’s used to realize success in his career at such a young age. He will …

TECC 182: Using Your Military Experience to Become a Project Management Leader

August 21st, 2018

42:12

In this episode, I talk with Eric Wright, Ph.D., PMP, CPD about the benefits of earning the project management professional certification (PMP) for military members transitioning out of the service looking to become a …

TECC 181: One Engineer’s Plan for Recovering from Burnout

August 7th, 2018

36:27

In this episode, I provide coaching and guidance to an engineer who is totally burnt out in his career.  By the end of this episode, he is inspired and has a plan to change his career for the better. He then also adds a …

TECC 180: Negotiating for Success: Essential Strategies and Skills with George Siedel

July 24th, 2018

36:36

In this episode, I talk with Professor George Siedel, who is an expert on the topic of negotiation. Professor Siedel gives some great advice around negotiating for success based on his writing, books, research and …

TECC 179: Practical Strategies You Can Use for Productively Dealing with Conflict

July 10th, 2018

34:31

In this episode I talk with Dana Caspersen, conflict specialist, speaker and author of the book: Changing the Conversation: the 17 Principles of …

TECC 178: Becoming a Key Person of Influence as an Engineering Professional

June 26th, 2018

48:03

In this episode, I talk with Daniel Priestley, co-founder of Dent and author of the book “Key Person of Influence. Daniel provides us with a 5-step …

TECC 177: What Every Engineer Needs to Know When a Crisis Arises

June 12th, 2018

33:06

In this episode, I talk with two very successful women from The Mathews Group, Melissa Mathews and Tia Over. We talk about communication strategies …

TECC 176: How to Evaluate Which Professional Certificates Can Boost Your Career

May 29th, 2018

38:13

In this episode, I talk with Andrew Hoover of UW Continuum College about how to evaluate which professional certificates can boost your career. …

TECC 175: How to Advance in Your Engineering Career by Growing Your Authority Online

May 15th, 2018

32:51

In this episode, I talk with Josh Elledge from UpMyInfluence about how to advance in your engineering career by growing your authority online. Josh gives some great tips on how you can build authority and use it to …

TECC 174: Strategies Tech Managers Can Use for Building Effective Teams

May 1st, 2018

29:24

In this episode, I talk with Jen Bunk, architect of the People Stack® – the network of people, places and things that help tech managers build better teams.  Jen  provides strategies that tech managers can use for …

TECC 173: Five Levels of Leadership to Help You Become a Powerful Engineering Leader

April 17th, 2018

44:37

In this episode, I talk with Chris Goede from the John Maxwell Company about leadership. Chris explains the 5 Levels of Leadership model and gives …

TECC 172: The Benefits of Building Accountability into your Engineering Career

April 3rd, 2018

27:40

In this episode, I talk with Josh Haynam, co-founder of Interact, which is a quiz marketing tool used by more than 40,000 companies around the world. …

TECC 171: How to Improve Communication Skills and Deal with Being Labeled as Overqualified

March 20th, 2018

22:02

In this episode, I answer some questions from our listeners and subscribers about building communication skills, improving public speaking, and strategies for overcoming being overqualified for a position you want. …

TECC 170: Big Picture Thinking Versus the Details in your Engineering Career

March 6th, 2018

27:31

In this episode, I talk to about the difference between big picture thinking versus a detailed orientated mindset and how to benefit from both in your engineering career. I will detail the benefits of each of these …

TECC 169: Strategies Engineers can Take to Immediately Improve their Technical Writing Skills

February 20th, 2018

30:25

In this episode, I talk with David Kowal, founder, and president of Kowal Communications about improving one’s technical writing skills. David gives five very specific strategies that you can start using immediately to …

TECC 168: Personal Accountability Starts with the Question Behind the Question

February 6th, 2018

33:24

Personal Accountability Starts with the Question Behind the Question In this episode, I talk with John G. Miller about Personal Accountability and his bestselling book entitled QBQ! The Question Behind the Question: …

TECC 167: Slide Rules: Design, Build, and Archive Presentations in the Engineering and Technical Fields

January 23rd, 2018

46:01

Slide Rules: Design, Build, and Archive Presentations in the Engineering and Technical Fields In this episode, I talk with author Traci Nathans-Kelly …

TECC 166: Learning to Lead through Leadership Flow

January 9th, 2018

36:26

Learning to Lead through Leadership Flow In this episode, I talk with seasoned leadership expert, an author on General Leadership and an extremely accomplished leader and leadership coach, Croft Edwards about his new …

TECC 165: Opportunities for Engineers and Technical Professionals in the Gig Economy

December 26th, 2017

29:40

Opportunities for Engineers and Technical Professionals in the Gig Economy In this episode, I talk with Diane Mulcahy, author of The Gig Economy …

TECC 164: Sync to Swim: Project Leadership for Engineers and Project Managers

December 12th, 2017

41:32

Sync to Swim: Project Leadership for Engineers and Project Management In this episode, I talk with Colonel Mickey Addison, USAF (ret), MSCE, PMP …

TECC 163: Getting Involved in Professional Associations

November 28th, 2017

31:30

Getting Involved in Professional Associations In this episode, I talk with Cynthia D’Amour, MBA, President of People Power Unlimited, and author of …

TECC 162: Making Engineering Mistakes and Learning from them.

November 14th, 2017

32:33

Making Engineering Mistakes and Learning from them In this episode, I talk Stuart G. Walesh, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, D.WRE about making engineering mistakes and learning from them as an engineering professional.  …

TECC 161: The Power of Passion for your Profession

October 31st, 2017

40:00

The Power of Passion for your Profession In this episode, I talk with Jane Sidebottom who is the President/Owner of Applied Marketing Knowledge about the power of passion for your profession. We discuss a framework …

TECC 160: 80/20 Sales and Marketing – Perry Marshall

October 17th, 2017

21:37

In this episode, I will be talking to you about the 80/20 principle and a book called 80/20 Sales and Marketing: The Definitive Guide to Working Less and Making More by Perry Marshall. I will discuss how you can …

TECC 159: The Importance of Confidence in Communicating as a Professional Engineer

October 4th, 2017

19:27

In this episode, I am going to talk to you about the importance of confidence in communicating as a professional engineer. I will specifically be concentrating on three situations from three recent coaching interactions …

TECC 158: Creating Opportunities in your Engineering Career

September 19th, 2017

34:56

In this episode, I talk with Belinda Gates, ACC an executive coach, author, and speaker as part of what I have been calling our Game Changing Career Moves series about creating opportunities in your engineering career. …

TECC 157: Does it Matter which Path you take in your Engineering Career?

September 5th, 2017

26:25

In this episode, I am going to talk about whether or not it really matters what path you are taking in your engineering career. I will focus on using …

TECC 156: Taking Ownership of your Professional Development through Community Involvement

August 22nd, 2017

25:18

In this episode, I talk to Fernando Ceballos, a Civil Engineer, as part of our what I have been calling our Game Changing Career Moves series and we will be talking about taking ownership of your professional …

TECC 155: Strategies for Taking Control of your Mindset

August 8th, 2017

25:58

In this episode of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Allison Johanson, a licensed clinical social worker about strategies for taking …

TECC 154: How to Become a Sales Engineer

July 25th, 2017

29:43

In this episode, I talk to Ian Balina, a serial entrepreneur and former freelancer about how he became a sales engineer and how you can brand yourself as an expert. Engineering Quotes: Here are the key points discussed …

TECC 153: The Importance of Selling as an Engineer

July 11th, 2017

30:46

In this episode, I interview successful experienced engineer Ken Macumber, as part of what I have been calling our Game Changing Career Moves series …

TECC 152: The Engineering behind Waze

June 27th, 2017

46:03

In this episode, I interview Jon Sharkey, a software engineer from Google about the engineering behind the Waze application. We also talk about how project teams work at Google, specifically what the workflow looks …

TECC 151: How to Market Yourself to Prospective Engineering Employers

June 14th, 2017

30:58

In this episode, I talk with Rebecca Geier, a marketing expert and author of the book: Smart Marketing for Engineers: An Inbound Marketing Guide to Reaching Technical Audiences and we talk specifically about how to …

TECC 150: Identifying and Avoiding Stagnation in your Engineering Career

May 30th, 2017

21:23

TECC 150: Identifying and Avoiding Stagnation in your Engineering Career In this episode, I talk to Josh Hein about identifying and avoiding stagnation in your engineering career. Josh tells us about the process he went …

TECC 149: The Importance of a Big Picture Outlook in your Engineering Career

May 16th, 2017

22:48

In this episode, I talk to Joe Cohan, a practicing civil engineer, and we discuss the importance of a big picture outlook in your engineering career as well as how to continuously improve yourself. Engineering Quotes: …

TECC 148: How Self-Improvement Radically Improved my Engineering Career and Life

May 2nd, 2017

26:20

In this episode, I interview Zorya Belanger, as part of our Game Changing Career Moves series, and we discuss the initiatives she took with respect to skill development and the massive effect this had on her engineering …

TECC 147: The Best Thing I Ever Did to Advance my Career

April 18th, 2017

20:51

In this episode, I am going to share with you the best thing I ever did to advance my career in hopes that it will drive massive growth in your engineering career.  Usually when you look back on your career, you can see …

TECC 146: How to Spark Leadership in your Engineering Career

April 4th, 2017

34:55

In this episode, Chris Knutson, PE interviews Angie Morgan from Lead Star on how to spark leadership in your engineering career. Angie touches on the importance of credibility, character and service-based leadership and …

TECC 145: How to Create a Winning Strategy for an Engineering Career of Success

March 21st, 2017

47:14

In this episode, Chris Knutson, PE interviews Nader Mowlaee on how to create a winning strategy to build a successful engineering career. They hit on …

TECC 144: Ensuring the Resiliency of the Power Grid and Critical Infrastructure

March 7th, 2017

32:51

In this episode, Chris Knutson, PE interviews Mike Legatt, CEO and founder of ResilientGrid Inc. on ensuring the resiliency of the power grid and critical infrastructure. This all came into being through one experience …

TECC 143: How to Set Goals and Track Progress in your Engineering Career

February 21st, 2017

22:57

Let’s take a walk together.  In this episode, I am going to give you seven steps that you could use to get super focused on your career growth …

TECC 142: Choosing Between a Fortune 50 Company and a Small Engineering Firm

February 7th, 2017

24:33

In this episode, I talk with a listener whose question I previously answered in Episode 131. We talk about the factors that influenced his decision in choosing between a Fortune 50 Company and a Small Engineering Firm, …

TECC 141: Putting out Fires and Driving Value as a Professional Engineer

January 24th, 2017

28:59

In this episode of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to be talking to Aaron Khan, one of our listeners from Australia, about putting out fires and driving value as a professional engineer.  Aaron asked …

TECC 140: How to Use Your Time Wisely as an Engineering Professional

January 10th, 2017

24:57

In this episode, I am going to talk to one of our listeners, Carl Humphrey, about challenges that he is facing around career planning and will give you some advice on how you can use your time wisely as an engineering …

TECC 139: The Importance of Seeing Opportunities in your Engineering Career

December 27th, 2016

8:53

In this episode, I want to share a story with you about two shoe salesman and also talk about the importance of seeing opportunities in your Engineering Career…. Engineering Success quotes: Here are some ideas to …

TECC 138: 10 Things you Can Do to Collaborate Better With your Engineering Teams

December 13th, 2016

20:09

In this episode, I am going to give you 10 actions that you can take to improve your collaboration efforts with your engineering team and also …

TECC 137: How to Make Career Changes in Your Engineering Career

December 2nd, 2016

19:29

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast I am going to answer questions from our listeners on how to make career changes or shifts in your engineering career. Engineering Quotes: Here are the summary of …

TECC 136: How to Build Confidence as an Engineering Professional

November 29th, 2016

19:39

In this episode, I will give you 10 very specific things you can do to build your confidence as an engineering professional. Engineering Quotes: Here are 10 ways to build confidence as an engineering professional: 1. …

TECC 135: How to Master your Elevator Speech as an Engineering Professional

November 15th, 2016

20:50

Click to listen for information on how to master your elevator speech.. In this episode, I am going to help you master your elevator speech. I will provide you with 7 specific steps that you can use to pitch the perfect …

TECC 134: Understanding what it takes to Succeed as an Engineer

November 4th, 2016

16:00

In this episode of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to answer questions from our listeners about career challenges they are facing and choices that they have to make to succeed as an Engineer. …

TECC 133: Five Strategies for Resolving Conflicts in your Engineering Career and Life

November 1st, 2016

19:55

In this episode, I discuss conflict resolution. I am going to specifically review 5 strategies that you can use in trying to resolve conflict, …

TECC 132: Building Project Management into your Engineering Career

October 18th, 2016

36:46

In this episode, Chris Knutson, PE will answer some questions from listeners and give advice on why engineers should consider studying and learning …

TECC 131: Questions and Answers on Engineering Career Challenges and Critical Decisions

October 7th, 2016

22:46

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast I am going to answer questions on engineering career challenges and critical decisions that some of our listeners have to make. Engineering Quotes: Here are the …

TECC 130: 7 Tips for Speaking with Authority as an Engineering Professional

October 4th, 2016

30:42

In this episode, I interview Christina Canters, a communication skills speaker, coach & trainer from the CMethod, on speaking with authority as an engineer.  She provided some great tips on how you can improve your …

TECC 129: Planning to Practice your Passion as an Engineering Manager

September 20th, 2016

20:02

  In this episode, Anthony Fasano, PE interviews Shahzal, a structural engineer in training and listener of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast,  and helps him to discover his passion and offers guidance on which path …

TECC 128: Overcoming a Big Challenge to Inspire Spanish Speaking Engineers

September 7th, 2016

35:31

In this episode, I interview and assist engineer Rener Frank on steps he can take to overcome a big challenge, in order for him to remain motivated in his career.  We also discuss one HUGE challenge that he has already …

TECC 127: Engineering Career Questions on Career Path, Credentials, and Stagnation Answered

September 2nd, 2016

18:18

In this episode of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast I am going to answer questions from our listeners asking for career advice. Engineering Quotes: Here are the summary of questions and answers we’ve discussed in …

TECC 126: Career Advice on How to Grow My CAD Business

August 23rd, 2016

36:41

In this episode, I give a listener Scott Tarcy career advice on how to grow his CAD design business including what strategy(ies) he should utilize. …

TECC 125: Be BIG, Serve People, and Achieve Your Engineering Success

August 9th, 2016

32:48

In this episode, Christian Knutson, PE interviews self-made millionaire Daniel Ally who discusses his concepts around success and what it takes to achieve success in life.  We will also be talking about the books he is …

TECC 124: Delivering Leadership During A Crisis Situation

July 26th, 2016

39:44

In this episode, Chris Knutson, PE interviews Steve Armstrong, leadership coach and no stranger to leading during an emergency, or crisis situations, about the special attributes of leadership that must be called on …

TECC 123: Questions and Answers on How Engineers Can Transfer Maximum Value to their Engineering Firms

July 12th, 2016

21:00

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to answer questions from our listeners asking for advice on how to transfer maximum value to their Engineering Firms. Engineering Quote to think about: …

TECC 122: Sales and Business Development for Engineers: Advice from a Panel of Experts Part 2 of 2

July 5th, 2016

35:46

In this episode, you’ll hear part 2 of the Sales and Business Development for Engineers panel from our may 2016 Engineering Career Summit in New Orleans, click here for part 1. The panel includes Carl Herrick, Perryn …

TECC 121: Sales and Business Development for Engineers: Advice from a Panel of Experts Part 1 of 2

June 28th, 2016

32:24

In this episode, Anthony Fasano, PE talks about Business Development and sales, which consists of two episodes. We are going to listen to a panel which includes Carl Herrick, Perryn Olson, Jim Rogers and Kristi Hoke. …

TECC 120: A 10 Step Plan for Obtaining Your Professional Engineering License

June 21st, 2016

44:33

In this episode, I interview Lieutenant Colonel Lagerquist, a career civil engineer officer on the topic of obtaining your professional engineering …

TECC 119: An Engineer Overcomes her Fear of Public Speaking in One Year

June 14th, 2016

20:27

In this episode, I talk about Lu Ding, PE, PTOE, an Engineer who overcame her fear of public speaking in one year.  I specifically discuss her ECSx talk at the Engineering Career Summit in New Orleans this past May. You …

TECC 118: How Engineers and Engineering Firms can Build Thought Leadership through Public Speaking

June 7th, 2016

27:34

In this episode, Anthony Knutson, PE interviews Carl Friesen, a professional who likes helping engineering professionals and firms build their profile as thought-leaders.  Friesen talks specifically about how to build …

TECC 117: The 2016 Engineering Career Summit Summary Episode

May 31st, 2016

26:10

In this episode, I will give you some of the key takeaways from our recent Engineering Career Summit which was held in Louisiana. Engineering Success quotes: Here are the Key Takeaways of some of the sessions and panels …

TECC 116: TECC Listener Questions Answered

May 24th, 2016

28:41

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, Chris Knutson and I are going to answer questions from our listeners asking for engineering career advice. Engineering Success quotes: Here are the summary of the …

TECC 115: Salary Negotiation for Engineers

May 17th, 2016

29:23

In this episode, I interview Josh Doody, a Computer & Electrical Engineer, MBA, author, and consultant, on the very popular topic of salary …

TECC 114: Challenges and Opportunities for Transitioning Military Engineers

May 3rd, 2016

52:03

In this episode, Chris Knutson, PE interviews Brian Howe, a former US Air Force captain who now consults and recruits transitioning military …

TECC 113: 5 Things I Learned about Effective Presentations from my Engineering TEDx Talk

April 26th, 2016

17:56

In this episode, I give you five things I learned about effective presentations from my Engineering TEDx Talk.  Click above to watch my TEDx talk and click below to listen to this podcast episode. Engineering Success …

TECC 112: Engineering Career Advice from the National Society of Professional Engineers President Tim Austin, PE

April 19th, 2016

32:00

In this episode, I interview Tim Austin, P.E., F.NSPE., current President of the National Society of Professional Engineers about engineering career building as well as some of the biggest challenges the engineering …

TECC 111: Engineering Your Leadership to Generate Flow

April 12th, 2016

45:01

In this episode, Chris Knutson, PE interviews Croft Edwards, author on GeneralLeadership.com and an extremely accomplished leader and leadership coach on how to generate flow through leadership. Engineering Success …

TECC 110: How Engineers Can Effectively Sell and Market to Their Clients

April 4th, 2016

39:23

In this episode, I interview David Hubbard, PEng, who started his career as an electrical engineer in the power industry but is now a Revenue Growth Expert and the person behind the Marketing Outfield on how engineers …

TECC 109: Q&A How Valuable is Providing Value as an Engineer? – Show 5 of 6 WPI

April 1st, 2016

18:27

This podcast is the fifth of six special Q&A episodes which airs every first Friday of the month in addition to our regular episodes through May …

TECC 108: The Importance of Strong Writing, Networking and Interpersonal Skills in Your Engineering Career

March 29th, 2016

28:26

In this episode, I interview Danny Rubin who is a communications expert and author of the new book Wait, How Do I Write This Email? about the importance of strong writing, networking and interpersonal skills. …

TECC107: How to Increase Your Etiquette Skills to Boost Your Engineering Career and Business

March 22nd, 2016

38:14

In this episode, Chris Knutson, PE interviews Barbara Pachter who’s been featured on CNN, NBC, ABC as a recognized expert when it comes to business etiquette and the impact it can have on your success and your …

TECC 106: Building Culture Into Your Engineering Firm Versus Bolting It On

March 15th, 2016

44:32

In this episode, Chris Knutson, PE interviews organizational culture expert and success coach Carol Ring on how company culture drives employee …

TECC 105: How to Be a Successful Communicator from Successful Engineers

March 8th, 2016

In this episode, my co-host Chris Knutson, PE leads one of the panels from our past Engineering Career Summit on project management and communication …

TECC 104: Engineering Career Questions and Answers on Career Path, Maintaining Focus, and International Work – Special Q&A Series from Engineering Management Institute and the WPI MBA Program 4 of 6

March 4th, 2016

23:54

This podcast is the fourth of six special Q&A Series which airs every first Friday of the month in addition to our regular episodes through May …

TECC 103: How to Build Entrepreneurial Skills for Engineering Career and Business Success

March 1st, 2016

43:25

In this episode, Chris Knutson, PE interviews an entrepreneurial educator and success coach Debbie Ruston about identifying, developing, and integrating entrepreneurial skills into one’s engineering career. Engineering …

TECC 102: How an Entrepreneurial Mindset Shift Will Bring You Engineering Career Success

February 23rd, 2016

42:00

In this episode, Chris Knutson, PE interviews Joan Graci, a career strategist, success coach, and business growth expert, and they discuss the importance of knowing what you want from a company you might work for and …

TECC 101: How to Use Leadership in Your Engineering Firm to Attain High Performance

February 16th, 2016

1:04:35

In this episode, Chris Knutson, PE interviews leadership expert Steve Armstrong on leadership and how to develop your leadership skills in your engineering firm. Engineering Success quotes: Here are the key points …

TECC 100: Engineering Career and Life Lessons to Live By

February 9th, 2016

20:40

In our 100th episode, we share with you a response from Executive Director Joe Schroedel about credentials and certifications during the Society of …

TECC 99: Engineering Degree and Credential Questions – Special Q&A Series from Engineering Management Institute and the WPI MBA Program 3 of 6

February 5th, 2016

19:06

This podcast is the third of six special Q&A Series which air every first Friday of the month in addition to our regular episodes through May …

TECC 98: Building Crystal Clarity in Your Technical English for Engineers

February 2nd, 2016

58:02

In this episode, Chris Knutson interviews Dave Willenberg who talks about how to enhance both written and spoken technical communication, and shares how he transitioned from engineer to entrepreneur by recognizing and …

TECC 97: 4 Steps to Being a Rock Star Engineering Job Candidate with HR Expert Amanda King

January 26th, 2016

30:27

In today’s episode, HR expert Amanda King gives you four steps to being a rock star engineering job candidate. Here are some key points: Step 1 | Who you are – Identify your values and your priorities Make a decision …

TECC 96: A Discussion on What Engineering Skills and Certifications Are In Demand

January 19th, 2016

32:10

In today’s episode, Joe Lampinen of Kelly Services talks about the trends in the industry and what employers are looking for in the engineering industry in the way of engineering skills and certifications. Here are some …

TECC 95: The Science of Successful Organizational Change For Engineers

January 12th, 2016

40:54

In today’s episode, Paul Gibbons, an expert in change management, talks about how you can implement change leadership in the engineering organization …

TECC 94: Certification Questions – Special Q&A Series from Engineering Management Institute and the WPI MBA Program 2 of 6

January 8th, 2016

21:51

This podcast is the second of six special Q&A Series which airs every first Friday of the month in addition to our regular episodes through May …

TECC 93: Why Engineers Need Entrepreneurship with Bestselling Author Taylor Pearson

January 5th, 2016

42:44

In today’s episode, Taylor Pearson, the author of the bestselling book The End of Jobs, talks about entrepreneurship and why the typical 9 to 5 jobs aren’t necessarily “stable” anymore for engineers. Here are some key …

TECC 92: The Never-Ending Challenge of Engineering: Admiral H.G. Rickover in His Own Words

December 22nd, 2015

30:04

In today’s episode, author Dr. Paul Cantonwine talks about The Never-Ending Challenge of Engineering: Admiral H.G. Rickover in His Own Words, which …

TECC 91: GAIL: Overcoming Energy Blocks in Your Engineering Career

December 15th, 2015

15:18

In this episode, I am going to review 4 energy blocks, some of which are most likely standing between you and success. Key points: G – Gremlins – the part of you that makes you feel less than who you really are, and …

TECC 90: Vision Setting and Blueprinting for Long-Range Vector Setting for Engineers

December 8th, 2015

49:32

In this episode, Chris Knutson and I dive into long-term goal setting or vector setting for engineers and give you some actionable steps on how to do it. Key points: The best way to shape the future of your engineering …

TECC 89: Special Q&A Series from Engineering Management Institute and the WPI MBA Program 1 of 6

December 4th, 2015

37:29

This podcast episode is the first of a special six episode Q&A Series which airs every first Friday of the month starting December 2015. My guest co-host, Pat Sweet and I answer questions from our listeners asking …

TECC 88: The Peak Performance Equation for Engineers

December 1st, 2015

29:25

Calvin Guyer (@CalGuyer60) shares an equation for engineers, that help minimize distraction and achieve high performance and increase our potential. Key points: Performance = Potential – Interference (gives example of …

TECC 87: Reinventing Yourself So You Can Stand Out in Your Engineering Career

November 24th, 2015

40:02

In this episode, Dorie Clark (@dorieclark), marketing strategy consultant, professional speaker, and frequent contributor to the Harvard Business …

TECC 86: Building Your Engineering Career Flywheel with the Two Engineering Executives

November 17th, 2015

33:43

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview two engineering executives from Big Red Dog engineering – Will Schnier, PE and Russell Yeager, PE – and we talk about the concept of a flywheel, and …

TECC 85: How to Work With Baby Boomers and Leverage the Power of Long-Range Engineering Career Planning

November 10th, 2015

51:33

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, Chris Knutson interviews John Tarnoff, a coach that works with baby boomer generation professionals in career transitions and career resiliency.  Both skills that …

TECC 84: Leading An Engineering Career on the Razor’s Edge

November 3rd, 2015

42:53

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, Chris Knutson interviews Paul Rulkens and talk about the razor’s edge, some strategies on …

TECC 83: Improving Your Public Speaking and Getting into the Flow as an Engineer with Author Rashid Kapadia

October 27th, 2015

34:06

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Rashid Kapadia who is an author of book entitled Necessary Bridges, and he talks about how engineers can improve their public speaking skills and get …

TECC 82: Designing Your Leadership Style for An Effective Engineering Career – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

October 20th, 2015

46:15

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, Chris Knutson interviews retired major general Paul McGillicuddy on leadership. They dig …

TECC 81: Questions You Must Ask if You Want to Become a Partner in Engineering Firm – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

October 13th, 2015

32:57

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Jonathan Voelkel who details questions you must ask yourself if you want to become a partner in engineering firm. “Ambition is the path to success. …

TECC 80: How To Work a Room And In Your Engineering Project Team – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

October 6th, 2015

56:54

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, Chris Knutson interviews Susan RoAne who is a world-class teacher, speaker and author on the topic of relationship development and networking. Her books How to …

TECC 79: TECC Community Questions Answered – Part 3 – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

September 29th, 2015

28:54

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, Chris Knutson and I are going to answer more questions from our listeners asking for career …

TECC 78: Leadership is Half the Story: How Followership is Critical to A Successful Engineering Career – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

September 22nd, 2015

1:15:22

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, Chris Knutson, PE interviews Marc Hurwitz on the topic of followership, what it is, the 5 …

TECC 77: A Conversation with an Engineer on How to Press His Company on Advancement – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

September 15th, 2015

22:10

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I will provide coaching to an engineer who is not happy with the rate that he is advancing in his company. “I hate to be a kicker, I always long for peace, but …

TECC 76: TECC Community Questions Answered – Part 2 – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

September 8th, 2015

38:55

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, Chris Knutson and I are going to answer questions from our listeners asking for career advice. “Ideally, since 80 percent of your life is spent working, you …

TECC 75: A Discussion With An Engineer Trying To Make A Career Move – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

September 1st, 2015

29:50

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, we will focus on the job search process and will interview a member of the Engineering Career Community who is in the process of searching for an engineering job …

TECC 74: Four Key Insights To Earning $100,000 Per Year in Your Engineering Career – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

August 25th, 2015

34:45

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, Chris Knutson interviews Bruce Harpham and discusses career planning, increasing your ability to generate more income, and lifelong learning and certifications. …

TECC 73: Real Estate Investing 101 for Engineers – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

August 18th, 2015

56:23

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to share with you my experiences on real estate investing along with my guest Vittorio Anepete, who is an engineer and a member of our Engineering …

TECC 72: How to Drastically Improve Your Engineering Career and Life in One Hour Per Day with Hal Elrod – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

August 11th, 2015

31:53

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Hal Elrod who absolutely changed my life earlier this year with his book The …

TECC 71: Re-Engineering the Learning Process – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

August 4th, 2015

42:33

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to interview Thomas Miller from WTF Professor, who will give us some strategies on how to re-engineer the learning process for engineers. “Live as if …

TECC 70: Developing the Engineering Leader Inside of You – EYOS 7 of 7 – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

July 28th, 2015

18:41

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going talk about leadership and how you can improve your leadership skills as an engineer regardless of your current position or experience level. This …

TECC 69: How to Deliver Impact Leadership in Your Engineering Career – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

July 21st, 2015

37:44

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, my partner Chris interviews Mike Giorgione, the founder of Leading Leaders on impact leadership. They talk about how you can take positive action, how you can …

TECC 68: Listener Questions Answered – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

July 14th, 2015

23:29

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to answer questions from our listeners asking for career advice and help with their resume and job search. “Find out what you like doing best and get …

TECC 67: Mindfulness Meditation for Engineers: How to Meditate As An Engineer Without Moving To The Himalayas – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

July 7th, 2015

42:58

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, Christian Knutson will explain the benefits of mindfulness meditation and how you can apply …

TECC 66: Maneuvering Your Engineering Career Through Planned and Unplanned Transitions – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

June 30th, 2015

30:59

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, my partner Chris Knutson interviews author James Lehman who gives some good strategies and advice on career transition. “Switching from one career to another can …

TECC 65: Personal Finance for Engineers – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

June 23rd, 2015

22:01

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to discuss personal finance, specifically the key lessons I learned from the book …

TECC 64: Engineering Leadership with Pat Sweet – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

June 16th, 2015

59:52

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to take you inside the Engineering Career Summit which is the event that Chris and I threw in Washington DC in early May and will be throwing again in …

TECC 63: Communication Skills for Engineers – The Seven Deadly Sins and How to Overcome Them – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

June 9th, 2015

42:09

This episode of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast focuses on communication skills for engineers. I interview Skip Weisman who is an internationally recognized expert in workplace communication skills for engineers …

TECC 62: Creating a Focused, Productive and Stress-Free Engineering Career and Life – EYOS 6 of 7 – The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

June 2nd, 2015

27:04

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I give you some strategies on productivity and work-life balance. This episode is the sixth part in the seven part series of my recently released updated and …

TECC 61: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – The Research Behind Engineering Leaders with Melinda Tourangeau

May 26th, 2015

36:01

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Melinda Tourangeau whom I met at the Engineering Career Success Summit in D.C. where she was an attendee and a very active one.  She will share some …

TECC 60: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Engineering Career Success Summit 2015 Breakdown of Lessons Learned

May 19th, 2015

35:44

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, my co-host Chris Knutson and I are break down the lessons we have learned from our recent event, the Engineering Career Success Summit (ECSS). We also …

TECC 59: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – How Morning and Evening Rituals can Impact Your Engineering Career and Life

May 12th, 2015

33:32

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, my co-host Chris Knutson and I are going to talk about the importance of morning and evening rituals and even give you some insights to our own rituals, some of …

TECC 58: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Samurai or Firefighter – What Kind of Engineer Are You?

May 5th, 2015

21:20

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, my co-host Chris Knutson and I are going to discuss two different approaches to work as an engineer, the firefighter approach and the samurai approach. The basic …

TECC 57: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Five Tips for Drastically Improving Your Engineering Presentations with Melissa Marshall

April 28th, 2015

40:26

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview a dynamic speaker who has lectured at Harvard Medical School, the New York …

TECC 56: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – My Five Biggest Career Challenges

April 21st, 2015

15:12

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to share with you some of the career related challenges that I will be facing in the next few months which I hope may inspire you as you face your own …

TECC 55 : The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Seven Strategies for Networking and Building Relationships as an Engineer – EYOS Part 5 of 7

April 14th, 2015

20:56

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I provide seven strategies that can help you become a better networker, if you apply them. This episode is the fifth part in the seven part series of the recently …

TECC 54 : The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Stop Talking and Start Communicating as an Engineer

April 7th, 2015

44:03

In this episode of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Geoffrey Tumlin, CEO of Mouthpiece Consulting and Author of Stop Talking , Start …

TECC 53: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – The Importance of Becoming a Visible Expert as an Engineer

March 31st, 2015

26:58

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Sylvia Montgomery, partner at the professional service branding and marketing firm, Hinge Marketing. Sylvia shares the definition, power and the …

TECC 52: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – What You Need to Know About the Job Search Process as an Engineer

March 24th, 2015

27:06

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview a top engineering recruiter Paul Heidhues about the job search process. …

TECC 51: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Global Networking From LinkedIn and Beyond

March 17th, 2015

33:17

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Sanjay Gupta, a power networker who has over 40,000 connections on LinkedIn. He created and manages the LinkedIn Construction Group called Linking …

TECC 50: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Lessons I’ve Learned in the First Fifty Episodes

March 10th, 2015

39:07

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, my good friend Christian Knutson, PE, PMP, ENV SP, is going to interview me about the lessons that I’ve learned over the first fifty episodes of the podcast. …

TECC 49: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Nine Tips to Become an Effective Communicator – EYOS Part 4 of 7

March 3rd, 2015

22:01

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I will discuss nine strategies to help you become an effective communicator. Clear and effective communication is critical in our engineering careers, especially …

TECC 48: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Five Strategies to an Innovative Engineering Career

February 23rd, 2015

28:29

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview a rocket scientist, Brett Hoffstadt who provides five strategies for building an innovative engineering career, which is one where you continuously …

TECC 47: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Five Keys to Success from a 29-Year Old Engineering Project Manager

February 17th, 2015

26:16

My guest for this episode of TheThe Engineering Career Coach Podcast is Bailey Harrington, a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Texas with a record of success as a young engineer, project manager, and leader …

TECC 46: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Five Steps to Managing Conflict in Your Engineering Career and Personal Life

February 10th, 2015

35:26

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Dr. Zach Schaefer on the topic of conflict, which most of us struggle with. “An …

TECC 045: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – How to Find or Become a Mentor in Your Engineering Career – EYOS Part 3 of 7

February 3rd, 2015

21:54

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to give you strategies for finding the right mentor in your engineering career and/or becoming one. This episode is the third of a seven-part Engineer …

TECC 44: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – The Dos and Don’ts of Content Consumption in Your Engineering Career

January 27th, 2015

24:12

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I will give you some strategies that will help you identify which content to consume in your engineering career. In our Take Action Today segment at the end of …

TECC 43: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Three Reasons Why Credentials are Important and Three Strategies on How to Get Them – EYOS Part 2 of 7

January 20th, 2015

23:03

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I talk about why credentials are so important in your engineering career and give you some tips on how you can obtain the right ones. I will also share with you …

TECC 42: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – The Key to Controlling Your Destiny in Your Life and Engineering Career

January 13th, 2015

14:21

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I give you the one key that you must know in order to control your own destiny in your life. …

TECC 41: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – 7 Steps to Engineering Powerful Personal and Professional Goals – EYOS Part 1 of 7

January 6th, 2015

22:21

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I provide seven steps that you can use to set powerful personal and professional goals or …

TECC 40: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Strategies for Shifting Your Engineering Career from Domestic to International

December 23rd, 2014

19:44

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I help a young electrical engineer develop a plan for shifting his career from a domestic …

TECC 39: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – How Being an Entrepreneur can Help you in your Engineering Career with Sam Lytle, PE of CivilFX

December 16th, 2014

33:51

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Sam Lytle who is an engineer turned entrepreneur. Lytle discusses the benefits of how being an entrepreneur can help you as an engineer, whether …

TECC 38: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – 18 Characteristics that made John Roebling one of the Greatest Engineers of All Time – Part 2 of 2

December 9th, 2014

50:21

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I will finish my interview with historian Clifford Zink who wrote The Roebling Legacy and bring you 10 more characteristics that made John Roebling a great …

TECC 37: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – 18 Characteristics that made John Roebling one of the Greatest Engineers of All Time – Part 1 of 2

December 2nd, 2014

48:47

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I visit the Roebling Museum and interview a historian who has written a book about John A. Roebling, one of the greatest engineers of all time to find out what …

TECC 36: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Three Pillars That Will Help You Live the Engineering Career and Life You Love

November 25th, 2014

34:45

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Sandra Abdalian of YourCareerEngineer.com. Sandra discusses the three pillars that you can use to create the engineering career and life you’ve always …

TECC 035: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – 4 Steps for Taking Your Idea and Making It a Reality in Your Engineering Career

November 18th, 2014

29:39

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview a chemical engineering student who raised over $88,000 to take her dream of empowering young women and make it a reality. “An idea can only become a …

TECC 34: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – How a 5.5 Year Prison Sentence Inspired Author Matt Tenney to Become a Servant Leader

November 11th, 2014

50:58

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Matt Tenney and learn how he has used his five and a half years in a military prison to transform his life and career to where he is today. The Take …

TECC 33: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – How To Turn Your Biggest Challenge in Your Engineering Career into Your Biggest Opportunity

November 4th, 2014

28:05

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to help a younger engineer in Florida take her biggest challenge as a military spouse and leverage it into something positive. “Everything negative – …

TECC 32: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – A Challenge to Work Four Hours a Day in Your Engineering Career

October 28th, 2014

17:52

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to challenge you to work only four hours per day for one week. “Success is actually a short race, a sprint fueled by discipline just long enough for …

TECC 31: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Seven Keys to Developing Work-Life Balance in Your Engineering Career

October 21st, 2014

40:55

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I discuss work-life balance, a topic that I am very passionate about. My guest is Julie …

TECC 30: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – How to Build Willpower and Create Positive Habits that Move You Closer to Your Engineering Goals with Leo Gura

October 7th, 2014

46:12

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to provide you with specific steps for building your willpower and creating positive habits with my guest Leo Gura, who is a personal development …

TECC 29: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – IECD 2014 Fall Meetup – What Our Panelists Taught us on Communication and Networking

October 1st, 2014

22:13

In this bonus session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to summarize the panel sessions on communication and networking from our recent Institute for Engineering Career Development meetup in San Diego. …

TECC 28: Nine Steps to Writing Proper and Meaningful E-mails for Engineers

September 23rd, 2014

35:09

In this episode of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, my guest, Pat Sweet, is going to give out some amazing strategies with nine specific points …

TECC 27: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Six Action Items for Differentiating Yourself as an Engineer by Doing Things that You Are Not Always Supposed to Do

September 8th, 2014

21:28

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to give you six action items you can use to differentiate yourself in the industry. Please note, most of these actions are the opposite of what most …

TECC 026: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – A Five-Step Process for Overcoming Your Addiction to E-mail

August 26th, 2014

25:37

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I provide the five-step process that I have utilized to overcome my addiction to e-mail in hopes that you can do the same. E-mail is a valuable method of …

TECC 025: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – What to Do if You Are Not Getting the Engineering-Design Experience You Need

August 12th, 2014

35:51

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I give a young engineer some guidance on concerns she has, including lack of engineering-design experience and which master’s degree is best to pursue. While much …

TECC 024: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – 10 More Answers for 10 More Questions from 10 More Engineers

July 29th, 2014

31:45

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I answer 10 more questions related to career and personal development, submitted by The Engineering Career Coach Podcast listeners. If you missed Session 23, …

TECC 023: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – 10 Answers for 10 Questions from 10 Engineers

July 15th, 2014

29:50

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I answer 10 questions related to career and personal development, submitted by The Engineering Career Coach Podcast listeners. In fact, I received so many …

TECC 022: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – How to Identify Burnout in Your Engineering Career Before It Happens and What to Do to Get Back on Track

July 1st, 2014

37:48

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Stephanie Cook, an environmental engineer who now helps professionals avoid burnout in their careers by improving their diet and exercise habits. …

TECC 021: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – How to Be a Creative Communicator with Christina Canters

June 17th, 2014

39:23

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Christina Canters, an architect from Australia who now helps technical professionals improve their communication and presentation skills. Christina …

TECC 020: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Seven Lessons Learned from Starting an Engineering Company as an EIT

June 3rd, 2014

35:05

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Matt Mangano, an EIT originally from New Jersey who recently relocated to San Diego. Matt reviews seven lessons that he has learned from starting a …

TECC 019: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – How to Work Smarter as an Engineer by Utilizing Both Sides of Your Brain

May 20th, 2014

39:43

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Stu Walesh, PE, an independent consultant who provides management, engineering, …

TECC 018: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – How to Change Your Engineering Career Path from One Discipline to Another

May 6th, 2014

25:52

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I help a young engineer create a plan to transition from one engineering discipline to another. It is normal for engineers, at some point in their careers, to …

TECC 017: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – 3 Major Benefits of Professional Associations and How to Realize Them, with SHPE National President Barry Cordero

April 22nd, 2014

27:57

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I speak with Barry Cordero, national president of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). SHPE is the premier national organization aimed at …

TECC 016: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Nine Points to Help Prepare for and Get the Most out of Engineering Conferences, with Christian Knutson, the Engineer Leader

April 8th, 2014

44:43

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I speak with Christian Knutson, PE, author of The Engineer Leader blog. Knutson has over twenty years’ experience in leadership. He learned, and earned, his …

TECC 015: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – How to Break into the Field of Sustainability with Professional Soccer Player Turned Professor Leidy Klotz

March 25th, 2014

33:12

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I interview Dr. Leidy Klotz, associate professor at the Glen Department of Civil Engineering at Clemson University. Dr. Klotz explains his journey from …

TECC 014: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Three Key Pieces of Engineering Career Advice from Randy Over – ASCE National President

March 11th, 2014

35:44

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 …

TECC 013: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – How to Improve the Quality of Your Engineering Design Work and Boost Your Confidence

February 25th, 2014

26:21

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to help a young structural engineer overcome a serious challenge he faces. He has been leaving some important technical details off of his design …

TECC 012: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Five Steps for Becoming the Best Engineer in Your Field

February 12th, 2014

24:30

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to provide five very specific steps for becoming the best engineer in your field. I get this question every day in many different forms from engineers. …

TECC 011: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Deciding on the Technical or Managerial Career Path as an Engineer

January 29th, 2014

22:55

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to provide some tips to an engineer on how to decide whether to stay on the technical track in his career or to make a move toward management when the …

TECC 010: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Acing the Engineering Job Interview

January 15th, 2014

30:44

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to provide some tips to an engineer on how to ace the engineering job interview. These are tips I have helped engineers of all experience levels use to …

TECC 009: How to Not Mess Up Your Annual Review for Engineers

January 2nd, 2014

26:24

Annual Review for Engineers… In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to cover the oh so important annual review for engineers and provide some coaching and guidance on how to prepare for and …

TECC 008: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Escaping the Cubicle Lifestyle as an Engineer

December 18th, 2013

26:14

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to provide some coaching and guidance to an engineer who has a goal of escaping the cubicle lifestyle and building more freedom and flexibility into …

TECC 007: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – The Path to Becoming a Partner in an Engineering Firm

December 4th, 2013

39:20

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to provide an engineer who has a goal of becoming a partner, with some strategies he can use to overcome some challenges he is facing.  His challenges …

TECC 006: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Dealing with a Difficult Supervisor and Learning to Delegate

November 20th, 2013

33:53

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to give an engineer some strategies for dealing with a difficult boss and some …

TECC 005: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Finding and Getting the Most Out of a Mentor in Your Engineering Career

November 7th, 2013

25:36

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to outline the steps for finding a mentor in your engineering career who can guide you toward achieving your goals. Finding the right mentor in your …

TECC 004: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Creating Opportunities in Your Engineering Career

October 30th, 2013

34:49

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to help an engineer who is discouraged and not happy with his current job. I am going to help him realize that he has a great opportunity in front of …

TECC 003: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Overcoming Stagnation in Your Engineering Career

October 23rd, 2013

25:37

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to help an engineer overcome stagnation and build flexibility into her career. …

TECC 002: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Getting on the Path to Your Dream Engineering Job

October 16th, 2013

24:29

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to discuss the process of seeking your dream engineering job, a topic I am very passionate about. My philosophy has always been – why have a career if …

TECC 001: The Engineering Career Coach Podcast – Building Relationships in Your Engineering Career

October 11th, 2013

28:38

In this session of The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, I am going to provide strategies for improving your networking skills and help a young engineer overcome her fear of networking. Networking and building …

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