In today’s corporate life, dependent on negotiation, compromise, and collaboration, the importance of emotional intelligence (EQ) cannot be understated. We hear that many organizations now use EQ testing in order to hire new staff. But, what’s more important in determining life success? Our ability to learn and apply knowledge or emotional intelligence ?
Knowledge is freely available at a touch of a button, but is learnability about acquiring abundance of knowledge just by sitting in front of a computer screen all day? The answer is no!
We have all tried to adopt a resilient life routine once with no results. Though everyone has 24 hours in a day, some people seem to always get much more done. Thus, how do they do it?
Organizations – including maritime ones – receive a large amount of emails every day. In most cases this can lead to disorganization or inefficiency. These business email tips will help you understand the email writing format!
Being resilient means remaining a thriving enterprise despite the emerging challenges. Which are the capabilities, skills, and self-care practices that contribute in building professional resilience in maritime industry?
Think of smart phones, Google Applications, Amazon, smart aviation technologies or even smart cars! It is obvious that all the above and more will come also into shipping. Thus, what will be the future of the marine training look like?
Hitting the goal of zero injuries has been a buzzword as of late in the maritime industry. Although most of the efforts have proved beneficial, many others have been brought into question. What is really hiding behind Zero?
In summer 2017 the US Navy was striving to keep its ships from running into cargo vessels with human element pointed out among others as the root cause, reminding us that the worrisome issue of such maritime accidents and errors still occurs. Is it because we lean towards a quick fix of complex safety problems?
Apostolos Belokas, Founder & Managing Editor, SAFETY4SEA, presented the results of “the Smart Shipping Survey’’ during 2017 SMART4SEA Conference & Awards. He argued that there is need for the shipping to build cyber awareness momentum to move forward. Regarding autonomous shipping, the survey showed that the majority of the participants believe that it will become a reality for the industry beyond 2030. Mr. Belokas commented that two years ago many would argue that industry is far away from this vision and highlighted that autonomous shipping is now coming fast and it is a one-way street.
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