TECC 103: How to Build Entrepreneurial Skills for Engineering Career and Business Success
February 29, 2016•43 min
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 Success quotes:
Here are the key points:
Think past the natural skills that you have and start to develop other skills that can support you in furthering your career.
Major hurdles/blocks keep someone from reaching their potential:
Giving in to circumstances (victim mindset)
Know no limits (story of Oz Sanchez).
Do not be a victim of your circumstance, be solution-oriented, find ways around these things and go forward anyway.
Mindset shift for the major blocks:
Courage (from fear)
Creator (from victim)
Expanding your Comfort Zone (from limiting beliefs)
Success is not created with the absence of fear, limiting beliefs, or past conditioning but recognizing that it’s part of the process.
Develop the mindset of an entrepreneur to create