The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

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

February 16, 201664 min
In this episode, Chris Knutson, PE interviews leadership expert Steve Armstrong on leadership and how to develop your leadership skills in your engineering firm.

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Here are the key points around building a strong leadership culture in your engineering firm:

Everybody in your engineering firm has a story. Listen to their stories and learn from them.
Just because you may think you are the smartest person in your engineering firm or department doesn’t mean you have to show it off to everybody all the time. Everyone is a genius in their own right.
Engage engineers and other people as human beings, be aware of what’s going on in their lives because it has a direct impact on their work.
Concept of servant leadership. You can create a family type environment in an engineering organization and still be a leader.
Set personal charters. Be clear of what you want, and set clear expectations. Interpretation vs. Expectations
Always follow up on tasks/projects assigne

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