Mountain Minute: What I learned at NADCAP last week might surprise you

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Despite NADCAP being a requirement for companies that provide services for the aerospace industry, what I took away from last week’s training surprised me. Philosophical Engineering Today in a capitalistic and individualistic mentality culture, competition is expected. Increasing profits, minimizing … Read More

Mountain Minute: Mindful Running

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Every step counts in running a race or even running a business.  Philosophical Engineering Marathon running has always created a space for me to let my mind and body run free. But free to the extent that the race course … Read More

Mountain Minute: Is creativity allowed in a stable workplace?

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Organizations want stability and change, but realize that it takes creativity to innovate solutions to problems that deter stability and change.  Philosophical Engineering However, creativity often is associated with taking risks towards solutions of problems. Individuals must find a way … Read More

Mountain Minute: When I know I’m wrong

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When I know I’m wrong is a specific feeling. It isn’t when I realize that I didn’t get enough “likes” on my social media or when I can mask my mistake with a biased selfie or insecure post of something … Read More

Mountain Minute: When conflict is necessary

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Levi (2015) suggests there are misperceptions when it comes to conflict in that it is “bad and should be avoided”, causes misunderstandings, or everyone’s concerns will be addressed. Philosophical Engineering And yet Levi (2015) further goes on to suggest that … Read More

Mountain Minute: Social media is NOT socializing

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There are many posts being posted explaining the many benefits of “socializing” on social media platforms. And yet there is a contradiction of this sort of claim in terms of engagement in communication with that of psychological research studies. Philosophical … Read More

We need more action. Not posting.

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Less posting… Philosophical Engineering … and MORE doing. No more re-posting or liking what “10 successful things people do” or “Top 3 habits of highly motivated people”. Implement these suggestions and DO THEM. 

Mountain Minute: Stop posting quotes!

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“I quote thee to make myself look…” Philosophical Engineering We all want our voice heard. Especially more than ever with online presence where our pixels get shared with anyone who has access to internet around the world. And yet we … Read More

Mountain Minute: Millennials are lazy… says who?

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I often find it insulting when I’m accused as a Millennial who is lazy and fails to work hard in life. That I complain about things needing to always come instantaneously to me on my phone.  Philosophical Engineering What is … Read More

Mountain Minute: “Same shit, different day”

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We have heard this phrase before, “same shit, different day” when we sometimes talk about the frustrations of our day-to-day job. But why do we often get frustrated at doing the same thing over and over again? Philosophical Engineering I … Read More

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