• Courses and Professors,  Personal & Professional Development

    Pulling More Weight Than your Teammates?

    pulling weight

    Post #49 Why This Can Be Okay

    The sensitive topic of team dynamics was briefly discussed in the last blog (see Post #48).  I’d like to expand on this topic a bit more today for two important reasons.  One, it is a very common occurrence both in college as well as in the workforce.  Two, those of you who may carry more than your fair share of work could end up feeling resentful, stressed or worse.  Read on to understand how pulling more weight than your teammates can work in your favor.

  • Courses and Professors

    Are you An Engineering Team Player?


    Post #48 When It’s A Team Effort

    Your engineering courses will probably require a significant amount of teamwork.  There will be reports, presentations and research to be done together as a group.  This can be tricky.  How does a group allocate work evenly among each person while satisfying everyone’s desires?  And what do you do when others don’t seem to be doing their part?  Read on as I will talk about the do’s and don’ts of being an engineering team player.