Mentors and Mentoring

Fall 2018
A version of this article appears in the Fall 2018 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
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September 01, 2018
Without teachers, imagine how long it would take and how painful it would be to learn new stuff. Trial and error over and over again! (That sounds like something Yogi Berra might have said!) I’m lucky that a number of folks have taken me under their collective wings and each in his or her own way, taught me how to do stuff (or sometimes how not to do stuff!). There is currently a thread on at The Wall, titled “Most memorable technician you worked with?” I chimed in about a man I worked with long ago, named Otello. He certainly gave me some different perspectives to work with! Here’s what I said:

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