[amsat-bb] Re: Orators and Engineers...
ka3hsw at earthlink.net
Sat Dec 15 17:06:46 PST 2007
BRAVO, Bob! Well said!
2 rather trite, but very apropos sayings come to mind:
"If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem," and "Lead,
follow, or get out of the way!"
Bob McGwier is definitely part of the solution, and definitely a leader.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Bruninga " <bruninga at usna.edu>
> I wish evryone would back off. Bob is one heck of an engineer and
> technical leader, and that is his job. He is not the silver tongued BS
> manager. He is not a diplomat and he says what the thinks. We all have
> rough edges, but as again, I have leared over my 45 years in ham radio...
> Let those people with ideas and know how, and initiative and interest
> PROCEED forward. Get out of the way. Support them where they can.
> Trying to complain and convince someone else to do what *you* want done in
> a volunteer progam like ham radio ALWAYS FAILS to make progress and even
> worse, usually causes those that are leading the charge to give up in
> disgust over all the ankle biting and nit-pickers...
> When I first met Bob I was a little surprised at his frankness and some
> things that he said, but over the last few years as I have watched him
> proceed with his ideas and great techincal competance, and I now chuckle
> at it and leared to take his comments with a grain of salt, to appreciate
> his initiative and to hang on for the ride!
> Let the orators and BS masters hone their craft. And let the engineers
> get on with building us a fantastic new capabiliity and a new -position-
> of responsibility within the EmCom organizations that will assure our
> continued future success.
> Bob Bruninga
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