The list of advantages and benefits for bikes are numerous. Health, Emotion, Financial, and more. Also, the many societal benefits of bicycles. Yet, in the United States anyway, people overwhelmingly prefer the automobile or other powered forms
What are the things you see as opportunities in the world? Here are some short articles involving good Questions of Why and How from The Engineer’s perspective. Opportunity comes in the new, certainly, but also in evaluating the current, and re-thinking the old. What can we improve in the world to make it a better place? These are some of our thoughts.
April 2022. I have just re-done my annual coaching training for youth sports. One of the topics is “Bullying” and I have a question. Why do we work so hard to eliminate Bullying with youth, while allowing it — even making it policy to bully customers — in many businesses?
As a customer, how many times have you run into “Can’t”? As in “Sorry, we can’t do that.” It’s a disastrous business paradigm, it happens all the time, but it is really easy to fix, and it creates sales instead of shutting them down. It creates happy, loyal customers. Here’s the pep talk.
In how many ways can your company benefit from improvements by design? It’s not a rhetorical question. Engineering design precipitates so many areas, and a design touch may well increase your profitability. Maybe drastically! Now that’s business solutions. Often the word “Design” is interpreted as “Art” or “Style”. We certainly like to put Style with […]
What is ‘Total Design’? I suppose many definitions exist, but we like to encapsulate the concept as the ‘Elegant Solution’. It involves more than just the look or the feel of a product. It includes
For some, there is anxiety in hiring a consulting engineer. Others thrive with Consultants. Still others, have been there, but the experience wasn’t good — too much money without the desired result. Is it the Consultant? Or the Client? Or . . . ??
There are times you need additional insight with a project or problem. If you have not sought out or worked with an Engineering Consultant before, the thought of finding the right one can be a little daunting. After all, you will rely deeply
OK, be honest. It’s rude, but really . . . How many times have you asked this, or a similar question? Did you find a customer use case that the designers didn’t think about?
“Oh Man! I got these babies down to 20 PSI — they’re gonna hookup today.” Then a few hours later “Hello, bike shop? Can you repair . . .