September 25, 2020

In this episode, I talk with freelance technical editor, Bill Schweber. Bill was an Analog Design Engineer for many years then made the transition from to Product Marketer. In that role, he discovered the importance of being able to communicate clearly with your audience. Bill shared a lot of good tips so it was hard

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September 14, 2020

I recently launched a companion YouTube channel to this blog and I am thrilled that my very first guest is a person whom I admire and who’s work I’ve been following for many, many years. I first discovered Clive “Max” Maxfield when I was doing Programmable Logic design. Even though I don’t do that anymore,

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August 22, 2020

Ah, slides. The bane of the audience. Long have we suffered at the hands of speakers who just don’t seem to understand how to effectively use a set of slides. Well you don’t have to be one of those speakers. Here are a few simple tips to ensure that your audience will not go into

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August 15, 2020

The other day I was in a meeting where another engineer attempted to explain how to use a new tool. Granted, we both work in the same engineering space but it was extremely hard to follow the presentation. I found myself getting frustrated because I was nowhere near understanding what was going on. So today’s

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July 29, 2020

Everyone knows that one person with whom you cannot have a short conversation. This is the person whom no one wants to talk to for fear of getting drawn into a lengthy conversation. You wind up standing there just nodding and hoping that someone you know will walk by so you can pretend you need

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