Award-winning author and international speaker on successfully managing human factors in the workplace that impact culture, and employee engagement as they relate to safe, productive operations and excellent customer service.
Recruited to develop the first technical training program for the American Space Shuttle Program flight design engineers and desktop simulations to train the astronauts in the wake of the Challenger explosion. Created and managed a technical training program for a Royal Dutch Shell energy venture with Bechtel that maximized safety and productivity while ensuring regulatory compliance. Established the in-house ability to create computer-based training, produced live interactive video streams from remote locations, and created a portable video production studio for the largest natural gas pipeline company in America.
Don't Run Naked Through The Office
Penned from a workers perspective by an experienced corporate training manager with contributions from a veteran job recruiter, Don’t Run Naked Through the Office explains the four types of workplace environments, offers guidance on navigating the challenges of each, and walks readers through an effective, self-managed approach to professional development by creating a simple but effective Workplace Survival Plan that can benefit anyone in any discipline at any corporate level.
Homeboy's Soul: Pride, Terror and Street Justice in America
Don Armijo and Fred Stawitz
Immediately faced with having to perform a movida to prove himself or face the wrath of the entire gang, he showed his homeboys that he was a natural when it came to venturing into rival gang territory with deadly intent.
It took time for Don to realize that the future had always held options if he had only been open to see them and motivated enough to pursue them. Luckily, prison gave him the time to come to that realization before a bullet from a rival gang caught him unaware as he journeyed through the mysterious world of the most pervasive and misunderstood lifestyle in America … gangbangers!