Benefitting From Teamwork: Looking at the Positive and Negative Effects of Synergy
Project managers expect that teamwork may provide extra performance gains that exceed the sum of its members’ single contributions. But is it always true?
Video Story: My 24-Million-Dollar Mistake
The author narrates an incident from his work experience to explain the importance of communication in technical work.
Remote Working and Increased Productivity: Personal Reflections for YPs
If your role allows, having the option to work remotely can improve personal performance, productivity, and motivation.
Soft is Hard To Get: An MBA’s Musings
Can hard engineering skills alone help one address the career challenges faced?
Planning Industry Events: Setting Them Up For Success
While you may have attended one or many industry conferences, symposiums, and workshops, have you ever considered the planning that happens behind the scenes of these events?
How To Have an Effective Elevator Conversation: Do’s and Don’ts From My Experience
Elevator conversations may or may not be something that comes naturally to you, but a little forethought will make these random exchanges more purposeful and may bolster how you are viewed by management and coworkers.
Pervasive Thinking: Overcoming Omnipresent Larger-Than-Life Thinking So You Can Thrive
Pervasive thinking blocks all of your triumphs and narrows your vision, so that all you can see is a core trigger. How do you turn the thought from becoming an unsolvable problem and approach it as a problem-solution statement?
Which Soft Skills Can Help Young Professionals Succeed in Megaprojects?
The chance to work in an industry megaproject is a rare opportunity. These projects are exciting, fast-paced, and dynamic. Besides solid technical skills, which other skills will young professionals need to be successful in these projects?
Diversity and Inclusion: A Young Professional’s Tools for Success
If you aspire to a leadership position, go beyond being capable of working in a diverse team and leverage it to drive innovation.
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