I have been posting on competences and certifications in the past few articles. And when thinking about what my next post would be, it kind of fell together when I was doing some site work recently. During an informal conversation with the site safety people, the topic of competency and ethics came up. And wow, what a can of worms that was, as it became a heated discussion.
When we were growing up our parents often asked us this question at various points in our young lives. I recall many years ago my father asking me that very same question, “Eldeen, what do you want to be when you grow up and what do you need to do to get there?”