Pasona Urban Farm by Kono Designs
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67 Ways to Become Your Company’s Top Engineer.”
Get enough sleep.
Prepare for meetings.
Take careful notes.
Jump after site experience.
Show up early.
Listen to audiobooks.
Choose your attitude.
Learn how to
craft an email
Check your spelling.
Get certified as a professional engineer.
Get another degree.
Go to conferences.
Ask smart questions.
Don’t use acronyms unless you know for a fact that everyone in the room knows what you’re talking about.
to do list
up to date.
Eat That Frog!
Find a mentor.
Mentor someone else.
Read trade magazines.
Have a vision for your future self.
on the task at hand.
Catch up with your boss after anything off site.
Say what you mean and mean what you say.
Do the social stuff after hours.
Become a recognized expert in your field.
Participate in meetings.
Hold short meetings.
Use an agenda when you host a meeting.
Build your day around routines.
Be responsive to communication.
Dress the part – for the office and the field.
Develop your leadership skills.
Learn to use your tools and software better than anyone else.
Don’t gossip about others.
Give credit where credit is due.
Make public safety an absolute priority over everything else. Always.
Take the safety rules seriously when on site.
Respect other people’s time.
Learn to ask pointed questions tactfully.
Be honest about what you know and what you don’t.
Be a perpetual
student of your field
. You’re never done learning.
first things first.
Better to walk away from a deal than to have the other party lose.
If it takes less than three minutes, do it now.
Learn to take criticism.
Have someone review your work.
Treat everything like its your life’s work.
Learn from your mistakes – heck, write them down in your own personal
Have a personal mission statement, and live by it.
Find heroes to model your life after – the world of engineering is full of them.
Do the work that no one else will do.
Let people know where you are.
Find a way to do things better.
Don’t settle for “This is how we’ve always done it”.
Know your company’s policies and procedures like the back of your hand.
Make other people look good.
Don’t speak just for the sake of being heard.
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