Tag Archives: Alan Beckley

Fresh Idea Passive Pump Flipped

Take that idea and flip it around. Thomas Edison (an inventor with a great first name) wasn’t the first inventor to find a way to record sounds. He was, however, the first one to find a way to play them … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Invention Success – What Happened Six Months Later – In 3 Easy Steps – Part 3

The following is a guest post from the inventor I mentioned in my Friendly Good News post: Alan Beckley. We happened to hire into Boeing within six months of each other in 1980 and had almost identical jobs (as seen … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Engineer to Inventor – In 3 Easy Steps – Part 2

The following is a guest post from the inventor I mentioned in my recent Friendly Good News post: Alan Beckley. We happened to hire into Boeing within six months of each other in 1980 and had almost identical jobs (as … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Engineer to Inventor – In 3 Easy Steps – Part I

The following is a guest post from the inventor I mentioned in my recent Friendly Good News post: Alan Beckley. We happened to hire into Boeing within six months of each other in 1980 and had almost identical jobs (as … Continue reading

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Friendly Good News – October 2015

There’s more good news than I can write about. Discretion has its drawbacks. I have been heartened by the news shared by friends: new jobs, significant clients, unexpected opportunities, products that finally the market in a big way. The wave … Continue reading

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7 Demons Of 7 Days – a guest post

The following is a guest post from an old friend. Alan Beckley and I started Boeing at almost the same time, had almost the same engineering job, both left Boeing early, and have led completely different lives – except that … Continue reading

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