Many of our employees know that October is Fire Safety Awareness Month because we posted it in our internal newsletter. I would like to revisit the topic for those outside of our organization and also share more details about the Chicago fires of 1871 and 1874. The goal of Fire Prevention Month (and the week of October 4th – 10th) is to raise fire safety awareness, and help ensure your workplace, home and family has a plan and are ready for the unexpected. In 1922, the Nation
A recent federal Energy Information Administration report showed that nine of the 10 highest-generating power plants in the U.S. last year were nuclear. The top 10 power plants generated a combined 230 million MWh in 2019, according to the EIA. That total is nearly 6 percent of all U.S. electricity generation. Ten years earlier, the top producing U.S. generating stations were a combination of coal-fired and nuclear. At that time, coal-fired capacity was 45 percent of the U.S.
Project managers constantly struggle to build teams that are highly accountable and work well together. Indeed, these elements of camaraderie and accountability can often be the keys to enhanced productivity and team success. Astute project managers recognize that meetings can provide great opportunities to build that sense of camaraderie and reinforce accountability. This paper provides practical facilitation techniques and best practices that project managers and team leade