10 Steps to Effective Communication

At the root of any successful leader is a strong ability to communicate. Sure, there have been leaders who have ascended into the highest positions and did not have that skill, but they probably did not last long. This point was illustrated recently as I listened to a NPR program about the failure of the…

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Purpose of Shaft Grounding Systems in Marine Engineering

Purpose of Shaft Grounding Systems in Marine Engineering It’s Science 101: Electricity and water don’t mix. That maxim is no clearer than in marine engineering, where seawater mixed with the electrical systems of a propeller can cause corrosion, loss of efficiency and system failure. To completely protect a ship it’s important to electrically ground the…

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3 Principles For Improving Human Relations

Relationships among employees, supervisors, and co-workers can be improved immediately. By following three simple principals in your dealings with others, you can put more quality into your-and employee's work life. Three basic principles that can be followed to enhance relationships among employees, co-workers, and supervisors are: Be quick to listen, slow to speak, and even…

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Drainage System And Its Importance

Drainage is the disposal of excess water on land (either used in form of storm water). It must be distinguished from flood control which is the prevention of damage as a result of overflow from river. There are two type of system adopted for waste water collection. Separate sanitary and combined system. In separate sanitary…

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Telephone Systems – An Overview On Operating Principle

A Telephone system is a communication instrument that transmits any voice / sound signals to far by locations by converting these sound signals in waves and receives and reconverts the same waves into sound signals/ voice. The telephone network is extended universally so if you want to talk to someone, you simply need to pick…

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Cellular Phone Scanners – How Mobile Phone Scanners Work

Cellular phone scanners are devices that are used to intercept and monitor conversations through mobile phones. These are commonly used in law enforcement and by private detectives who are specially commissioned to track suspicious individuals. In some cases, they can also be used by businesses to record phone conversations with clients for proper documentation of…

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Essence of Communication Skills

When we talk of communication skills, the first and the foremost thing that comes to our mind is fluency. ‘Fluency’ is one of the many aspects that good communication skills consist of. While fluency is very much important in verbal communication, its peer part, that is, good hand-writing is important in written communication. Whether we…

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The Importance Of Cell Phones In Modern Society

Cell phones have become a necessity for many people throughout the world. The ability to keep in touch with family, business associates, and access to email are only a few of the reasons for the increasing importance of cell phones. Today’s technically advanced cell phones are capable of not only receiving and placing phone calls,…

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Direct Or Indirect Plumbing Systems

Doing your own plumbing work can save you a lot of money, and simple plumbing jobs do not require a great deal of knowledge or skill. A beginner should be able to cope with straightforward jobs, like replacing a tap washer or plumbing in a basin, and an average handyman should be able to tackle…

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