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About Your First Novel & Inspirations

About Your First Novel & Inspirations

Novels are a great way of conveying incredible storytelling to many readers. Authors usually pour in ideas to create dramatic situations, with amazing characters that go through various, unique hardships that define them and allow readers to relate to them better. But have you ever wondered what it’s like to actually write a novel? Writing novels, as it turns out, has a barebones process that, whi[read more...]
Take an Interview Like a Champ

Take an Interview Like a Champ

  The excitement, the tension, the intimidation, the focus and the final sigh of relief. The different stages we all go through when going through a professional interview, starting from being informed of a company interest in your application, through the preparation for the interview, the first two minutes of the interview then diving into the details to a final sigh when the t[read more...]
Be a Shooting Star...

Be a Shooting Star...

  I have the most profound respect for entrepreneurs, I strongly believe that being an entrepreneur is not taught, it is in the person's nature, they are like shooting stars, you do not get many of them, but when you do they are always special. Entrepreneurs have a vision, they have fantastic observation making them see things others do not see. They dream big and when they see a [read more...]
How Vendor Management Works

How Vendor Management Works

  I would like to begin the article by apologizing for tailoring the topic to suit predominantly Oil and Gas folks yet I hope for those who do not find the material too dry that they find it useful. Vendor management is a demanding activity we all come across in the Oil and Gas industry through one period of our work life, it requires mutual understanding, discipline, organization, [read more...]
Success Through Social Intelligence

Success Through Social Intelligence

  Just like any interactive environment in life, be that in sports, at home, on the street or at work, being socially intelligent, through proper application can help you develop strong alliances with people and corporations and gain support in every aspect of your life and ultimately help you perform better to reach your goals. This article represents my honest opinion about what I l[read more...]
On Aspirations and How I Failed my First Interview

On Aspirations and How I Failed my First Interview

  The last two years in university are very busy for any graduating senior, engineering degree students are certainly no exception. Graduation projects, the search for summer internships, full year apprenticeships and ultimately the thrilling hunt in hopes of landing the first job. Back in my uni days, as one of the top ranking students in my department, the top 9 students and I were [read more...]
On Career Mid Life Crisis

On Career Mid Life Crisis

  You snooze your alarm once, you snooze it twice then by the third time you drag your body out of bed, force yourself to the bathroom, get dressed and start your work day. This is probably the case for some if not everyone I regularly come across at the work place. You hit the 10 year mark and you always wonder where did all this time escape you, achievement after the other, mileston[read more...]
How To Manage Your Manager

How To Manage Your Manager

  January 2015 marked my 10th year working in the Oil and Gas industry, a milestone I am proud of even if it is difficult to imagine that 10 years have gone so quick with all the amazing events I experienced in my subsea engineering career. I took the time to recap on what I have learned in the field from all the people I worked for and with. Corporate life is all about interacting wi[read more...]
How To Land Your Next Job

How To Land Your Next Job

  This is my first experience publishing an article with the EAS Scribes. My intent of this article is to share my experience and professional opinion, to be summarized in a few points about how you can go through the search and acceptance of a new job. This is purely a coaching session that I am hoping will carry good advice for many of you and that will help support you in a time when[read more...]
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