Next Step

November 24, 2020 Charles D. Schultz 0

Once you have an idea what your device will look like, the urge to start designing is strong. Before you start calculating gear ratings, however, […]

First Steps

November 18, 2020 Charles D. Schultz 0

As mentioned in my last posting, blank sheets of paper present a huge challenge to any machinery designer. For the beginner, it is even a […]

Closing the Gap

October 14, 2020 Charles D. Schultz 0

We left the gear tribe arguing over how to solve the problems that were cropping up with the new-fangled double helical or herringbone designs. Faster […]

Job Change Tales

September 30, 2020 Charles D. Schultz 0

Writers are often advised to “write about what you know.” My recent postings on recruitment, employee development, and fitting in was informed by almost fifty […]

Fitting In

September 9, 2020 Charles D. Schultz 0

Despite my horror stories about new hires gone badly, there are ways to welcome new team members and help them become solid contributors quickly. I […]

Assimilation

September 2, 2020 Charles D. Schultz 0

One of the reasons I strongly advocate for “promoting from within” is that many recruitments fail. Real life is not Star Trek, your company is not […]