Fear is one of our most basic instincts. We need to think hard about whether some fears are helping or hurting us.
During troubling times like these, we could all benefit from a little patience.
Surprising as it seems, admitting your weaknesses can help improve your problem-solving skills.
We all use a lot of battery operated devices. Some common AA and AAA size batteries seem prone to leaking and damaging the device.
There is a long history of craftsmen securing good income by becoming experts with some tools.
Occasionally, I like to share some comments about the joy of reading.
The recent Thanksgiving Holiday leads me to write about the things for which I am thankful.
When we learn to do any task a specific way, we often find it difficult to do that same task any other way.
A short review of a book by Nat Greene, describing 9 behaviors of great problem solvers.
Let's talk about a specific way that you can show a potential employer that you are a pretty good problem solver--and therefore you would be a good hire.
For everyone's benefit, there comes a time when we need to physically cut the cord.
If you want to be a Pretty Good Problem Solver, you need to avoid the trap of depending too much on your memory.
Technical folks are often driven by a strong desire to show-off their unique skills.
My wife and I took a trip-of-a-lifetime. One day I received a text message saying, "Call me when you get this." I had not seen the message for 8 hours.
When searching for your next job, you should ignore the negatives of previous work and focus on the positive aspects of new opportunities.
Videos are increasingly used to explain, teach, and entertain. Do videos meet the requirement to Write Stuff Down as part of solving problems?
Engineers are often called upon to explain the technical details of a problem and the available options for solving that problem. You need to organize your presentation and express it appropriately.
First impressions of a design can be wrong as I found out when fixing the LED backlight of a low-cost television set.
A recent article sparked a lot of discussion about the virtues or evils of automating some of your work.
There is a lot of great information and entertainment available on the web. Unfortunately, far too much of it is wrong.