Viewing Posts from September, 2011
My work with the American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI) brought me to Washington DC this spring and gave me the opportunity to visit the Appalachian Mountain area—the heart of coal country. I had wanted to visit the area for quite some time to get a firsthand look at the coal extraction...
2. Work in partnership with your employees. When benefit changes are explained solely from the company point of view, this tends to set up a defensive dynamic to your benefit discussions. Any communication should come from the frame of mind that you and your employees are in this together. Your success is intertwined.
August 29,2011. It’s a beautiful late summer day in the Mad River Valley, 72 degrees, white puffy clouds and a cool breeze. I’m stranded at my home on Rice Mountain in Warren, Vermont after my driveway washed out in the worst flooding since 1927.
Green is gone
Contrary to what it may feel like here in the U.S., the wind industry is booming. I was reminded of this recently when Steve Sawyer, Secretary General of the Global Wind Energy Council, spoke at NRG Systems. It was a good time for a reminder.