The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

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 different engineering career goals and challenges. Each show includes a live coaching session with an engineer on real career challenges, and an engineer career-changing tip. Topics covered include but are not limited to job search, goal setting, finding a mentor, communication skills, public speaking, networking, organizational skills, productivity, leadership and more.

Episodes

December 6, 2022 32 min

In this episode, we talk to Sam Feller, a mechanical engineer and founder of Awkward Engineer, about how he turned a $500 initial investment into a 5-figure income, and how his obsession with pressing red buttons led him to start his own business. Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About How This Engineer […]

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In this episode, we talk to Ryan Gottfredson, Ph.D., a cutting-edge leadership development author, researcher, and consultant, about vertical leadership development, what that is, and how organizations can help vertically develop their leaders primarily through a focus on mindsets. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Why Engineering Firms Need Vertical […]

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In this episode, we talk to Ramzi Marjaba, a senior sales engineer at Ixia Solutions Group at Keysight Technologies, about sales engineering and the skills and qualities you need to become a successful sales engineer. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About How to Become a Successful Sales Engineer: Sales engineering […]

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In this episode, we talk to Shailesh Kumar, Senior Vice President and Head of Technology at ClickUp, the fastest-growing productivity platform, about building a hyperscale engineering organization and retaining talent in today’s environment. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Building a Hyperscale Engineering Organization: ClickUp is a work platform that […]

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In this episode, I talk to Caroline Hon, Head of Gas Network Strategy and Planning at National Grid, about career advice and different job opportunities engineering, developing your soft skills and STEM education. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Career Advice to Young Women Considering a Career in Engineering: STEM […]

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In this episode, we talk to Henry Suryawirawan, VP of Engineering at Flip, about the process of transitioning from individual contributor (IC) to management, and how engineers can deal with failures in their engineering career. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Transitioning from an Individual Contributor to a Manager in Your […]

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In this episode, we talk to Richie Norton, an award-winning, bestselling author, and entrepreneur about his new book called “Anti-Time Management: Reclaim Your Time and Revolutionize Your Results with the Power of Time Tipping.” He provides some very interesting facts on “time management,” or rather, anti-time management, and might just change the way you think […]

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In this episode, we talk to Lawrence Romine, Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Altium, about how engineering industry trends and the future of manufacturing in engineering will affect engineers. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About How Industry Trends Are Affecting the Engineering Industry: The biggest engineering industry trend from an […]

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In this episode, I talk to Nikhil Bodhankar, PE, LC, LEED AP, Principal at Bergmann Architects, Engineers and Planners which joined Colliers Engineering & Design in 2021 about his career development and his path to becoming a principal and leader in his firm. He also provides some great steps you can take to become an […]

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In this episode, we talk to Dana Sherrell, Vice President of Engineering at Boulevard, about leading through influence as an engineering leader and how you can keep an engineering team on track when a company experiences rocket ship-like growth. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Leading Through Influence: Being comfortable […]

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In this episode, we talk to Marcus Fontoura, Former Corporate Vice President at Microsoft Azure, as well as Zuzu Tang, a software engineer at Microsoft, about the power of internships and the impact that new-in-career engineers can have on projects for Microsoft Azure, including going from intern to full-time employee. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some […]

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In this episode, we talk to Daniel J. Brateris, MS, BS, an electrical engineer and engineering educator, about how project-based learning for engineering students can help build relationships, plan career paths, impress employers, and build additional skill sets. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Project-Based Learning: Project-based learning (PBL) is a […]

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In this episode, Monica Parkin, AMP, provides some great tips for the introverted engineer to help them excel in their engineering career. One lucky listener will also win a copy of her book. To enter, tell us why you think networking for engineers is important by leaving a comment below. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some […]

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In this episode, we talk with Anand Safi, a senior engineering leader at Mark43 about the importance of building a strong engineering culture and how engineering leaders can help with developing organizational culture at their firms. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Building a Strong Engineering Culture: Engineering culture refers […]

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In this episode, we talk to Nathaniel (Nat) Forgotson, Vice President, and Program Manager at Science Systems and Applications, Inc about effective public communication skills for engineers, and how he used wrestling to train students on public speaking skills. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Public Speaking Skills: Getting an […]

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In this episode, we talk to Wendi Pillars, author, educator, leader, visual strategist, and graphic facilitator, about visual thinking and how it can help engineers to strengthen their thinking skills and become better communicators. Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Visual Thinking for Engineers:  If someone does not understand what you are saying, […]

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In this episode, we talk to Dr. Nehemiah Mabry, P.E., an engineer, educator, and entrepreneur based in Raleigh, North Carolina, about his career, his involvement in STEM education, and the inspirational STEM content for students and educators that he puts out there. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Engineering and […]

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In this episode, we talk to Tom Kirkham, founder and CEO of IronTech Security, about cybersecurity defense systems for engineers and how engineering firms can secure their businesses against ransomware attacks by establishing a security-first environment. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About How Engineering Firms Can Secure Their Businesses Against […]

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In this episode, we talk to Sonja Price, a top career strategist, salary advisor, and leadership coach for mid-level corporate professionals, about career strategies for engineers considering a transition in their engineering careers. She also talks about how engineers can turn the “Great Resignation” into the “Great Transformation” to advance their careers. Engineering Quotes: Here […]

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In this episode, I talk about career planning, and more specifically, about why you should create a 5-Year Plan. I talk about what your plan should include and provide four very important steps you can take to ensure you reach the goals you set for your five-year career plan so that you can become proactive […]

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