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Deliberate Practice—Critical to Success

Deliberate Practice—Critical to Success

Deliberate practice, not inherited talent, determines success. So says Swedish psychologist K Anders Ericsson. Almost every success story boils down to the same thing: practice, practice, and then—practice some more. Talent may be a good starting point, but alone,...

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Closing the Skills Gap

Closing the Skills Gap

The manufacturing industry is vital to the US economy. Every dollar spent in manufacturing adds $1.37 to the US economy. Every 100 manufacturing jobs add over 250 jobs in other sectors. The good news is, after a bleak few decades, manufacturing jobs themselves are on the rise. In 2013, the International Monetary Fund predicted a 3-4% growth in US manufacturing over the following two years.

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Fishing and Processing on a Freezing Trawler

Fishing and Processing on a Freezing Trawler

Deep within the belly of a freezing trawler is an intricate network of machinery that processes and freezes the trawler’s catch with amazing speed. Fish is an extremely perishable food, and it must be preserved quickly in order to retain its quality and shelf life.

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Losing Money By Accident

Losing Money By Accident

Workplace accidents are unanticipated incidents that compromise worker safety, worker morale, and overall company productivity. Because they can cause long periods of employee or production line downtime, damage to equipment, and a whole host of other related expenses, they can have a significant and far-reaching financial impact.

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