The road from minimum compliance to performance excellence requires a self-assessing process and reporting. In essence, the DBMS will demand more involvement from shore side personnel, as its implementation requires a series of evidence to verify scoring.
This unprecedented situation has brought significant changes into our lives; due to COVID-19 pandemic, the global commerce is transforming and the way we do business and even our interaction with our family, friends and colleagues as well.
Have you ever wondered why some people succeed and some others fail? What is really hiding behind every success? Is success coming from natural talent or strong effort? Considering the above questions, the psychologist Angela Duckworth, focused on those matters and conducted an extensive research highlighting the importance of grit, as a key point in every achievement.
The discussion about the growth mindset remains a hot topic in efforts to explain what the advantages are and how a growth way of thinking helps you maneuver through the difficulties in life. Yet, although it sometimes is hard to push forward and not give up, having a growth mindset in your everyday life proves to be fruitful.
In our special column for May, we are glad to host an interview with Dr. John Kokarakis, Vice President Technology & Business Development, Bureau Veritas, who advises us to always search for knowledge and focus on a specific area and keep learning all the time about it.
In our special column for May, we are glad to host an interview with Nicole Rencoret, Head of Communications and Development, Sustainable Shipping Initiative who has an interesting and multi-national background before joining SSI. In her current role, she is excited to work with many stakeholders towards a more sustainable industry.
In 2014-2018, the average office worker received about 90 and sent around 40 business emails per day. E-mails are the no1 communication tool within and among companies, but this does not necessarily mean they are effective.
Following the frenzy around the COVID-19 pandemic, several organizations have already announced the implementation of new safety measures and tips, aiming to the utmost health protection of their employees and clients.
Business emails have a very specific style. They are professional but brief and should include enough information to allow a complete response. According to a report published by McKinsey Global Institute, employees spend around 28% of their working day on reading and replying emails. While we send a lot of emails, this does not necessarily mean that they are effective. Writing better business emails is vital and the following key tips aims to walk you through an improved overall communication, step-by-step.
U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Bennie G. Thompson, the Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, released the results of the investigation they conducted concerning how the USCG handled bullying incidents and allegations over harassment. Thus, they provide seven recommendations, as the investigation revealed that there is still room for improvement.
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- Maritime Health
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