January 24th, 2018:“How do you expect to pay attention if you’re just drawing in a book?” This is a question I’ve been asked on several occasions. I carry a pen and notebook with me at all times, in case inspiration...read more
Posted in: Art, Design, Engineering, Hobbies, Life
January 11th, 2018:Let’s just take a minute to consider how difficult it can be to get a hit in baseball. As a hitter, you are inherently at a disadvantage to the pitcher and are considered successful if you’ve failed...read more
Posted in: Sports, Strategy
December 14th, 2017:A peek inside Goddard this week: We're welcoming new hires! For those onboarding, prospective applicants, and the "just curious," here's the secret to success at Goddard: Never sink alone....read more
December 6th, 2017:There are many publications that discuss product development; however, an area that I find challenging within medical device companies is effectively transferring a product from concept development (...read more
November 30th, 2017:As I grew into adulthood and established a career in engineering, my life was driven by science. Graphs and equations could prove everything one way or another. Anything could be created by combining...read more
Posted in: Art, Engineering
November 13th, 2017:If you're in the market for a Human Factors Engineering (HFE) partner, our webinar explains the basics of HFE and regulatory affairs for combo-products and medical devices. Watch it today...read more
November 8th, 2017:Being an engineer, you’re born to be a creative problem solver - always stepping up to the task to help in any situation when assistance is needed, and always having the drive to figure out how...read more
October 25th, 2017:The winter months are approaching and, just as it happens every year, the days are becoming shorter. For many, this equals one thing: S.A.D. Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is something many...read more
Posted in: Life
October 11th, 2017:“Quality, cost, time – pick two.” This is something I heard years ago when starting out.  I did not think much about it at the time but eventually learned how critical it is.  So, why is it...read more
September 29th, 2017:Goddard has grown significantly in the past year. We've welcomed many new faces; moved into a fresh, new space that includes much larger, more equipped workshops; and now (...read more
Posted in: Business Operations
September 28th, 2017:On October 18, 2017, Goddard will be teaming up with Medical Design and Outsourcing to deliver a webinar on bridging the gap between pharma and medical devices. We will provide a new...read more
September 27th, 2017:Repair requires transformation, and this can take many forms. This little nugget has resurfaced in my mind recently and seems topical in juxtaposition to the many broken things around us today....read more
August 30th, 2017:If you are involved in the development of medical devices, it's likely you’ve heard the words design outputs. Well, “What are design outputs?” “What purpose do they serve?” and “Why should I be...read more
August 16th, 2017:“So, what do you do for work?” I’m sure you’ve run into this popular question in one setting or another. Often tossed out as the first lame serve to hopefully strike up a volley of conversation,...read more
August 2nd, 2017:Now that it’s August, we’ve officially entered the “Dog Days" of summer. For a person who despises heat, this means huddling up by the air conditioning unit in my apartment and watching a ton of...read more
July 19th, 2017:If you’ve ever watched the Bachelorette, there is a point in the show were the camera pans out to witness the protagonist, glossy eyed, contemplating, over four pictures of her four different...read more
Posted in: Life, Strategic Planning

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