Category: Developing Skills

Oct 4
Learning to operate heavy equipment is like learning to play a musical instrument. Really?   Well as one example, operating a backhoe and playing the banjo do seem rather different, as the following table makes clear.   Description Operating a Backhoe Playing the Banjo Need two hands Yes Yes Need (...)
May 18
What does it mean to develop a skill, and go from "novice" to "expert"? In the world of heavy equipment, that partly means memorizing how to use levers, joysticks, steering wheels, pedals, etc. in a coordinated way to make things happen.