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...
Leadership Principle #9

Leadership Principle #9

Showing Ownership. We are a team. Everyone has stake in our collective success. When a 3-point shot is made during a basketball game, it is never due solely to the skills of the individual shooter.  One teammate sets a pick to get the shooter open, another rolls to...
Leadership Principle #7

Leadership Principle #7

Building Relationships  In military conflicts, combat forces are tested mentally, physically and spiritually. Very often, officers are forced to lead their troops into dangerous situations. Great leaders promise their troops that they themselves will be the first...
Leadership Principle #5

Leadership Principle #5

Taking Care of People you are in Charge of Rules the Day  “Together” is one of the Core Value at Brindley Engineering.  The concept of “Together” means looking out for and assisting others such as your Family, your Team, and your Clients.  Our recent leadership...
Leadership Principle #4

Leadership Principle #4

Communication is Key I was fortunate enough to participate in the Echelon Front Muster 008 leadership training in Denver Colorado – the curriculum was based on the two New York Time’s #1 bestsellers “Extreme Ownership” and “The Dichotomy Of Leadership”.  Over the...