How to Cut Through the Smoke – Part 3

How to Cut Through the Smoke – Part 3

In part 1 of this series we explored structural & fireproofing evaluations and risk assessment. In part 2 of this series, we focus on safety features and implications, the definition of ‘Safe’, and risk tolerance. In this final part, we will talk about budget and...
Leadership Principle #8

Leadership Principle #8

Delegation in Leadership Letting go of the ‘I have to do it all myself’ mentality and learning to delegate. Leadership is a term that can mean many things to people. To some, it means being a decision maker. To others, it means coordinating the decisions within a...
How to Cut Through the Smoke – Part 2

How to Cut Through the Smoke – Part 2

In part 1 of this series we explored structural evaluations and risk assessment. Part 2 of this series, we focus on safety features and implications, the definition of ‘Safe’, and risk tolerance. Theme 2: What is the minimum we must do to make our structures safe and...
Alaska Animals & Wildlife

Alaska Animals & Wildlife

Life at 70 Degrees 14 minutes North Latitude Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, Summer 2019 — Prudhoe Bay is known as the largest oil field in North America with ~24 billion barrels of recoverable oil present (past and future). When we tell people we work here, most people react in...
Women in Engineering

Women in Engineering

Being an Engineer in a Male Dominated Industry “You’re smarter than you look.” This was actually said to me at a work function once… According to PESA (Petroleum Equipment and Services Association), men make up 85% of employees in the oil and gas industry.1 Men also...
Leadership Principle #10

Leadership Principle #10

Ownership and Empowerment “I understand how I am empowered, and how my work impacts the organization’s business goals.” This is one of the survey questions from Brindley Engineering’s (BE) recent Engagement Survey that is sent to employees periodically throughout the...
How to Cut Through the Smoke – Part 1

How to Cut Through the Smoke – Part 1

Over the years, numerous themes have clearly emerged when talking to clients about Structural & Fireproofing programs.  This series will cover the top 3 themes. Theme 1: How do I determine the condition our structures are in?  What is the risk? Field evaluations...
Leading in Challenging Times

Leading in Challenging Times

Tips for Leading Remote Teams & Staying Connected  Today’s professional workplace has changed quite a bit recently. We live in a world where entire economies can be impacted by as little as a tweet. Information is available at our fingertips and organizations are...
Q&A with Brindley Engineering Leadership

Q&A with Brindley Engineering Leadership

This summer, Brindley Engineering sent 2 groups of current and future leaders to a leadership course conducted by Echelon Front. Echelon Front’s mission is to educate, train, mentor, and inspire leaders and organizations to achieve total victory. Echelon Front offers...