Successful networkers know it's all about paying it forward, Dawn Foster writes. By mentoring others, making connections without being asked and organizing meet-ups, your network will grow, Foster writes.
Technology company NetStandard says it wants to foster a positive workplace environment by offering "team-building" incentives for behavior that might include helping another employee get a car started or volunteering at charity events. Participating workers are given points that can be redeemed for things such as extra vacation time.
Shale natural gas can help the U.S. transition to the use of low-carbon energy sources, according to a study conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology encouraging more research worldwide. More engineering know-how and technology will need to be brought to the Northeast U.S. to best exploit such resources safely, said MIT professor Robert Armstrong, a member of AIChE's Board of Directors.
Do you go to the bank during lunch breaks? Schedule meetings without a definite end time? Power through busy days without breaks? Changing just a few habits can add precious minutes to your day, Dawn Foster writes.
To be more productive, learn keyboard shortcuts, skim instead of reading every word of content and avoid multitasking, Dawn Foster writes. Another tip: Don't be shy about asking for help when you need it.
Facebook, under fire from privacy advocates, needs to make revealing personal information an opt-in experience and find ways to entice users to voluntarily share more of their own data, Kevin Kelleher writes.