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As an operations manager, building and honing your leadership skills is a critical part of your job responsibilities. The better your leadership skills, the better the workers under your command will respond to you–and the better the working environment you will create.

  As a refugee from communism herself, Ayn Rand saw the disastrous consequences of the global socialist mindset in action, and the degeneration it can cause in a free market republic, way back in the 1930s.  Atlas Shrugged is her prophetic blueprint of the inevitable, logical consequences of illogical socialist thinking. Rand takes the “if […]

  Ayn Rand’s landmark novel, Atlas Shrugged is a favorite with philosophers and libertarians alike. But at 1,168 pages Rand’s thesis/manifesto/novel is perhaps not so fondly recalled by those who found it on the required reading list. Engineers, plant managers, and especially heavy industry CEOs enduring turbulent 2022 just might want to dust off the […]

  Great Engineering Toys of the Industrial Revolution at Resource Erectors And we’re not talking about Choo-choo Charlie and his Lionels here.  So far in our romp through the history of the Industrial Revolution, we’ve spotlighted the great innovations of engineering such as the steam engine, the precursor to the transistor, and even the very […]

  An ongoing series by the heavy industry watchers at Resource Erectors.  In our recent article here at Resource Erectors, we focused on two of the unsung Engineering Heroes of the Industrial Revolution. Now it’s time to take a look at two machine innovations that kickstarted the Industrial Revolution using the same criteria.  “What would […]

  Does Elon Musk Belong on Interesting Engineering’s The 20+ Greatest Engineers of All Time list?  We had an enjoyable time here at Resource Erectors,  scrolling through this impressive list of engineering Hall of Famers at InterestingEngineering. But from the industrial history point of view, we’d do a bit of renumbering when it comes to […]

  The mining industry has a serious shortage of employees in their 40’s and 50’s. In many cases, these individuals are not being hired and often are overlooked in an effort to make room for younger employees.

6 mayors in Northern Minnesota, a state in the heart of the US Iron Belt, have broken the long-standing tradition of their fathers and grandfathers by abandoning the Democrats and the Biden presidential campaign. As the Democrats rush farther and farther to the left, mayors, traditional Democrat communities,  and industry leaders alike all claim that […]

As an operations manager, building and honing your leadership skills is a critical part of your job responsibilities. The better your leadership skills, the better the workers under your command will respond to you–and the better the working environment you will create.

A company is as strong as its employees. Leadership is important, but a committed, talented team is what truly leads to success. If you, as the employer, have to spend all your time managing turnover and correcting employee mistakes, you won’t have the resources to take your company where you want it to go.

Most hiring managers have been there: you have a highly qualified candidate that you’ve been actively pursuing for an open position. They’ve been in for an interview or two and passed several levels of screening. Then, when the time comes to fill that open position, you offer them the job–only to discover that their interest […]