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This article first appeared on January 21, 2015 in The Chattanoogan.com. Enjoy. When I started out in manufacturing as a young man in his mid-twenties, an older engineer that mentored me spoke a profound truth for the ages: “95% of all the workers tighten a bolt into a hole…3% tell them which bolt to put… Read more »


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This article first appeared on January 14, 2015 in The Chattanoogan.com. Enjoy. Growing up out in the country at the foot of the famous Monteagle Mountain in Tennessee, our Depression/WWII era parents believed that all aspects of a young person’s body, mind and spirit must be nourished and then well disciplined. They worked each day… Read more »


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This article first appeared on October 7, 2014 in The Chattanoogan.com. Enjoy. We now live in the Information Age, which is perfectly named – we have unlimited information at our fingertips, but a very limited supply of knowledge and understanding. There is rapidly becoming no motivation to learn How to solve a problem or answer… Read more »