163 episodes

Electrician U is a learning and teaching platform that explains all components, theory, and ideology behind being an electrician. If you’re looking to figure out "what is a capacitor, how does induction work, how do I bend 3/4" rigid conduit" – all of these topics will be covered. This is for electricians or anyone in the electrical trade.Join us every Thursday evening when we post our newest topic.

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Electrician U is a learning and teaching platform that explains all components, theory, and ideology behind being an electrician. If you’re looking to figure out "what is a capacitor, how does induction work, how do I bend 3/4" rigid conduit" – all of these topics will be covered. This is for electricians or anyone in the electrical trade.Join us every Thursday evening when we post our newest topic.

    The Art of Turning Self-Doubt into Self-Success

    The Art of Turning Self-Doubt into Self-Success

    Have you ever caught yourself trapped in a spiral of negative self-talk, wondering if there's any escape? Join me on a transformative journey as we unearth the tools to break free from the shackles of self-doubt and construct a mindset that welcomes success and fulfillment. 

    With each story shared and every nugget of wisdom offered, you'll discover that the path to conquering the comfort zone and embrace risk is lined with the choice to foster gratitude and positivity. This episode isn't just about finding your potential; it's about actively nurturing it with every choice and chant of self-affirmation. It's a testament to the power of persistence and the bravery of those who dare to transform "what is" into "what could be."

    • 35 min
    Igniting Entrepreneurship: High Voltage Business Insights and the Melody of Management

    Igniting Entrepreneurship: High Voltage Business Insights and the Melody of Management

    Ever wondered what it really takes to ignite your entrepreneurial spirit and keep the business flames burning? Join us, your hosts Drake and Dustin, as we pull back the curtain on the realities of starting and running your own venture. We're sharing raw, unfiltered stories from our personal treks through the wilderness of entrepreneurship, from the high-voltage challenges of an electrical contracting company to the harmonious transitions of a piano teacher turned business owner.

    Our electrifying episode doesn't just stop at storytelling; we're also breaking down the numbers with guest experts who light up the conversation about the financial nuances of the electrical business. Discover how to navigate the stormy seas of overhead costs, payroll management, and the shockingly slim profit margins that come with big projects. And for those solo entrepreneurs ready to conduct their symphony, you'll find our lessons on financial cushioning and smart overhead management to be music to your ears.

    • 35 min
    Charting a Course of Living a Disciplined Life: Unveiling the Power of Personal Transformation and Resilience

    Charting a Course of Living a Disciplined Life: Unveiling the Power of Personal Transformation and Resilience

    Struggling to climb past the plateau of a stagnating daily routine, I found the spark to reignite my old passions and inject fresh vitality into my life—a transformative journey I'm thrilled to share with you and my friend Drake on this episode. Together, we navigate the treacherous waters of personal development, swapping overnight overhauls for sustainable growth, and proving that the richness of life comes from the pursuit of a meaningful existence. We dissect the shadow side of entrepreneurship, revealing its capacity to push personal relationships to the margins, and we champion the art of intentional living as the cornerstone of a rewarding life.

    Drake and I open up about our quests for health and continuous self-improvement, reflecting on the profound change that comes from critical life decisions, like my choice to study electrical engineering, which revolutionized my way of thinking and daily habits. We share personal battles, such as my fight to quit smoking, and discuss strategies like meticulous planning, balanced diets, and intermittent fasting. But it's not solely about the physique—exercise plays a critical role in our functional longevity too. Together, we confront the mental toughness required to maintain these lifestyle adjustments, acknowledging that while faltering is part of the human experience, it's the endurance and balance we bring to our efforts that truly define our success.

    • 36 min
    AI Unleashed: Harnessing ChatGPT for Breakthrough Productivity and Innovation

    AI Unleashed: Harnessing ChatGPT for Breakthrough Productivity and Innovation

    Join us, Dustin and Drake, as we reveal how ChatGPT has skyrocketed our efficiency to new heights, transforming our workdays from endless internet dives to a streamlined flow of information and creativity. If you've ever found yourself drowning in a sea of adverts while hunting for clear-cut answers, this episode will unfold the blueprint of how AI, specifically ChatGPT, is revolutionizing the way we tackle complex questions, craft content, and even how we learn. Experience our personal tales of integrating this AI powerhouse into our lives, witnessing firsthand the shift from the "age of wonder" to a bold new world where AI stands as our ingenious ally.

    As we venture further into the realm of artificial intelligence, we dissect the fine line separating today's AI chatbots from the futuristic concept of AGI – an intelligence that could mirror human cognition. We don't just theorize; we share concrete examples of AI's prowess in refining our writing and spurring educational breakthroughs. Imagine a world where customized GPTs help educators craft quiz questions and summaries, or where image generators like DALL-E redefine creative expression. Our discussion peels away the layers of AI's transformative impact, revealing a path where efficiency and innovation converge, perhaps signaling a new era where teams are leaner and ideas, bolder.

    As we wrap up, the conversation pivots to a forward-looking perspective on AI's potential trajectory, its omnipresence in our lives, and the philosophical quandaries that come with machines developing autonomous desires. We invite you to eschew fear and skepticism, trading them for a mindset ripe with curiosity and understanding. With AI and cryptocurrencies redefining our world, we explore the importance of approaching these technologies with both caution and excitement, pondering the role AI might play in the future of tech civility and engagement. Stay with us as we navigate this AI odyssey, and dare to reconsider your own views on the unfolding AI revolution.

    • 38 min
    The Electricians' Odyssey: Unmasking the Science of Electron Theory

    The Electricians' Odyssey: Unmasking the Science of Electron Theory

    Do you ever wonder what uncanny principles govern the subatomic world? What secrets lie hidden beneath the seemingly mundane details of our everyday existence? Prepare for a ride into the surreal realm of electron theory, quantum mechanics, and electrical concepts. 

    Ever imagined atoms as tiny solar systems with electrons zipping around in defined orbits? It's time to smash that image as we delve into the Bohr model of the atom, explore the forces that keep atoms together, and explain the mind-boggling dual slit experiment. With Schrodinger’s equations guiding us, we examine the mystifying behavior of electrons, their orbital shapes, and spin. Journey with us to the heart of an atom, as we dissect the structure of valence and conduction layers, and marvel at the complexities of even a single grain of sand.

    But what's the point of all this science you ask? Well, hold tight as we bring it all home. Being an electrician involves more than just understanding circuits and wiring diagrams. It requires a deep grasp of these fundamental principles of physics. From discussing practical applications in everyday electrical systems to exploring the difference between a good electrician and a phenomenal one, we unpack the crucial importance of understanding these electrical concepts. Stay tuned and immerse yourself in this electrifying journey into the world of atoms and electrons. This is Electrician U and we promise you a ride unlike any other.

    • 33 min
    Spark and Surge: Rethinking the Future of Energy and Power Efficiency

    Spark and Surge: Rethinking the Future of Energy and Power Efficiency

    Imagine being able to unlock the secrets behind your daily power consumption and efficiency. We're going to make it happen, right here. To start, we tackle the intricate world of electricity generation and distribution, enlightening ourselves on the integral roles of inductors, capacitors, and resistors. We'll also shed light on how businesses can optimize power usage.

    Then, let's set sail on a voyage through the fascinating realm of alternative energy sources. Ever pondered the power potential of an ocean wave or a gust of wind? We examine the promising prospects of harnessing energy from these natural phenomena, and the necessity for more accessible microgrids and wind farms. Unplugging may be the future, and we want you to be ready for it.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
55 Ratings

55 Ratings

NeilJoe409 ,

Residential Wireman

Hello Dustin i been listening to you the pass 2 years . I appreciate what you do.
I been in the trade for about 5 years working on getting my J card . Is there a good book I can study from that you recommend?

SparksnArcs ,

Fellow Electrician

Hey Dustin been listening to you for years off and on. Just got my Unlimited License in Florida, wanted to know if you open up the phone lines for your followers to call.

MattU~ ,

Dustin Crew are awesome!

I love what you are doing Dustin! I am very stoked and thankful to be along in this ride with you - learning, growing, and figuring out what is needed next! I would highly recommend this podcast:)

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