Most people, especially in business world, believe that competence is the most important factor to attract a positive first impression. Besides, they do believe, proving they are smart and talented is enough to handle their tasks. However, research shows that other factors are perceived as important on how people evaluate others.
In line with its commitment on green financing, the World Bank Group announced in late September the creation of PROBLUE, a new multi-donor trust fund intended to support healthy and productive oceans by tackling marine pollution, managing fisheries and fostering sustainable growth of coastal economies.
Starbucks, the international coffee brand, opened its first store in Asia Pacific built from recycled shipping containers. Located in Taiwan, the 320-square-metres store was structured by 29 recycled shipping containers to complete the company’s commitment to building sustainable stores.
There is not only one way to think of a problem; you can look at it from an emotional, intuitive, and creative or risk management viewpoint. For example, people who are optimistic by nature, tend to not always consider potential downsides. Similarly, individuals who have a risk-averse outlook, might not be able to realize that new opportunities emerge. So, what is our instinctive approach to decision making?
Men vs women leaders; same responsibilities, different lead styles shaping how they run their teams. Are we talking about another gender battle? And who wins?
Do you find your workdays getting out of control? The key is to work smarter, not harder. This article will walk you through 7 simple and effective strategies for increasing performance at the workplace.
Green Award certification scheme welcomed GAC UK as new incentive provider. Green Award provides a platform to maritime organisations and companies for promotion of the best practices and elimination of sub-standard shipping on a voluntary basis.
A conversation requires balance between talking and listening and somewhere along the way this balance is frequently lost. Stereotypical advice, such as making eye contact, smiling back or nodding may be misleading. Below are the 10 crucial tips in turning a conversation into an enjoyable experience.
The value of mentoring is becoming increasingly recognized in almost every industry, mostly because of the impact mentoring can have on the achievement of organizational goals. However, many of us do not really know a few key things about mentoring.
Every minute spent in an unproductive meeting is a minute that wasted from individual employees’ work and, therefore, essential for creativity and efficiency of the organization. Here are some tips for meetings management.
Sunken Thai tour boat 'Phoenix' refloated20/11/2018
Busan agrees with Port of Rotterdam for new sustainable warehouse20/11/2018
GOGL to equip capesizes with scrubbers20/11/2018
Advance water-in-oil alarm developed to prevent engine issues20/11/2018
15 evacuated from capsized liftboat in Gulf of Mexico20/11/2018
Cruise ships to be powered by rotten fish byproduct20/11/2018
Norway: Oil output increased in October20/11/2018
Shortlisted nominees announced for the 2019 SMART4SEA Awards20/11/2018
Bulk carrier stranded in North Atlantic is now safe20/11/2018
From small steps to giant leaps: digitalisation on the bridge20/11/2018