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Watch: Shell’s resilience program

Shell Resilience program provides seafarers with those soft skills required for them to easily “bounce back” when adverse situations arise; a holistic approach which is weighting physical, mental and spiritual health of seafarers. The company’s resilience program is team-based.

Fixed vs Growth mindset: It’s time to change the way you think

There are two types of mindsets we can cultivate: one that embraces each challenge as an opportunity to learn something new, and one that avoids them, often out of fear of failure. People that avoid conflicts can be described as having a fixed mindset while those who see problems as interesting challenges have a growth mindset.

Leadership is a marathon, not a sprint

Millennials have begun filling leadership roles in workplaces but faced with some common challenges like situations that test their skills, mindset but also their patience and consistency. Many of them strive to deliver performance, while others just enjoy the director’s position and sadly destroy their team’s performance. But what separates the first from the latter? Certainly, the way they handle daily challenges at workplace!

How competition drives innovation and awakes opportunities

Harvard Business Review study reveals that “…rivalry could be an important lever for managers to pull to incentivize risk-taking. This could mean emphasizing longstanding corporate rivalries, or fostering (friendly) rivalries between employees, perhaps by creating incentive systems that provide for repeated competitions.”

Addressing the Passive Aggressive Behaviours in the workplace

We all have had a coworker who on the surface appears to be agreeable and supportive, but behind the scenes sabotages others. Sadly, this hidden anger which comes out indirectly and results in spoiling relationships, careers but also happiness is more common than we think in today’s workplaces, it is often characterized as the “cancer of organizations” and it has a name; Passive Aggressive Behaviour.

More than a half of maritime employees seeking a new job

More than a half of maritime employees are looking actively for a new job, says a new survey by Halcyon Recruitment and Coracle. The 10th annual Maritime Employee Survey surveyed individuals in global shipping markets, to provide a detailed view of financial and motivational issues from an employee perspective. 

How to build a larger brain

Perfection is not defining success and development. People don’t always have to be the top of everything or the richest and the most famous; possessing fancy titles and/or climbing the corporate ladder. Most of the times in order to rise and shine, you need to build a larger brain, ignore self-defeating mindsets and focus on your willingness to step forward a different you.

How to improve the chances of success: Making the most of every day

On average, an individual has an 8 to 12-hour work day, with a minimum of ten hours rest period. Are you that type of person who is spending his/her rest period trying to “check boxes” and improve on the things you’re not good at? Have you ever thought what really matters to success?

Norsk Hydro appoints first female CEO

On Monday, March 18, Norsk Hydro announced that Hilde Merete Aasheim is the new CEO and first female CEO in the company, after Svein Richard Brandtzæg has chosen to release the baton after ten years in the role.The company stated that it looks forward to working with Mrs Hilde Merete Aasheim, a person whom they had known for a long time.

Infographic: 12 ways to get smarter

The World Economic Forum and Visual Capitalist issued an infographic, illustrating 12 things people can do to fine tune natural capabilities of their brainpower. It is noted that while brainpower is difficult to increase in any meaningful or permanent way, the good news is that it is how people use and harness raw cognitive abilities that really makes the difference.

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