Being able to look at the right direction

Good leadership requires setting the right direction for everyone in the organization, but what if the direction everyone is aiming  for is not really the right place to look at.  The results can be disastrous. Currently stuck in my house due to heavy rains, can't go to the bank, missed my doctors appointment since my …

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The tide is high and low

There is so much work needed to get an offshore wind turbine up and running, though I am not advertising Siemens, which by the way is already merged with Gamesa...  Right now, working on climate change policy have some aspects on renewable energy, but I haven't really had any specific job or task related to …

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The challenge of simplifying things

Reducing HFCs with the world’s most successful environmental treaty from CIFF on Vimeo. I really like this video, it makes the issue a lot simpler, but there is still the challenge and the pressure from a lot who just doesn't want to change.

Biggest task not fully understood

Nobody really understood what I was doing from July to December 2015. I just got back from my maternity leave not really wanting to do management system audits. I was extremely frustrated, nothing is happening, but since January 2015, I have been reviewing documents, procedures, guidelines, contractual requirements on the health, safety, security and environment (HSSE) for the fabrication of seventeen (17) modules for delivery to the Yamal LNG project. I was also locally managing a contractual arrangement with BV Russia.

Unsafe acts blasts from the past

I could not believe I'm back here again, but more safe and more hi-tech. Its stressful organizing hands-on training, no this is not my first time, but my second. The last one was in 2010, still working at the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) where I  was fortunate enough to manage capacity building projects …

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Eureka Moment while in a Toxic Daze

Its Good Friday and in my free time, I was curious enough to read a copy of Casarett & Doull's Toxicology.  Me, reading a medical, pharmacological book (purposively bad grammar)? Because it will soon be a requirement next semester when I take up Industrial Toxicology. I am even thinking twice about taking the course due …

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Basking on the glow wire…safety testing to mitigate climate change

My mind is overloaded at the moment, completing reports and documentation of past activities for 2017. I welcome 2018 with a lot more things to do, including a pending proposal on a laboratory safety test that is currently  glowing the wires in my brain cells. The goal is to reduce cost while providing an empirical …

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