Photo by Mark Inboden

Photo by Mark Inboden

Mark Inboden

Mark Inboden

By Mark Inboden

Last June, I wrote a post about continuous learning and being an expert. In the post, I referenced the common abstract that it takes 10,000 hours, or repetitions, to become an expert in one's field. I do agree with this construct to a large extent, but I recently listened to a podcast by Chris Dorris of MTT Performance that really resonated with me. His take is that it can happen more quickly if you believe it can.

In summary, Chris contends that becoming an expert is not something that is bestowed upon you, but that you become one when you chose to be one. When we hire an employee at UCEC, we hire people with this mindset. Our craftsmen are continually earning their “expertise”  through every panel they build. We, as a company, have chosen to be the “experts” in providing the highest quality electrical control panels. We have adopted the mantra of "UCEC Built" (@UCECBuilt ). UCEC has chosen to become experts in meeting and exceeding your expectations in quality and price. Our people truly believe they are experts, and you will too.

The onset of expertise is the moment in time that you choose (and that’s the operative word)—that you choose to occupy that space.
— Chris Dorris, MTT Performance

Take three minutes and thirty seconds to listen to the podcast...it is time well spent.

Mark is President and CEO of UCEC. 

 

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