Operations Leadership & Manufacturing Engineering “All-Stars” #38551, #61075

“I knew that if I failed, I wouldn’t regret that.  But I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.”  Jeff Bezos If Bezos didn’t try to launch Amazon.com in 1995, he wouldn’t have been named the world’s wealthiest individual by Forbes in 2021.  M-Works Search Engineering “All-Stars” try as well.  Many times…

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Sales Engineering “All-Star” Candidate, #44992

“The first one gets the oyster, the second gets the shell.”  -Andrew Carnegie This quote jumped out when I was reviewing quotes last weekend.  In a nutshell, or oyster shell, it’s Andrew Carnegie’s take on “the early bird gets the worm adage.” No different from oysters or birds, the top sales professionals typically get the orders. …

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Chemical Process and Maintenance Engineering “All-Star” Candidates

“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”  Will Rogers In other words, if you’re not moving forward, you’re moving backwards while you’re getting run over.  I picked this quote from Will Rogers for this week because it speaks to the Kaizen philosophy of continuous improvement. …

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Engineering “All-Star” Candidates #62355 & #62344

“There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them.”  Seth Godin I guess Seth is trying to say that most people talk a lot but have trouble with the action part of the discussion.  Engineering “All-Stars” are different in that they can take that idea or solution to a challenging…

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Plastics Engineering “All-Star” Candidate #62013

“We all need people who give us feedback.  That’s how we improve.”  Bill Gates As an engineering recruiter, I seek feedback during every discussion whether I’m speaking to a manufacturing client or an engineering candidate.    As a search consultant, I need and improve with feedback.  Without any feedback, I can’t provide the best service…

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