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February 26, 2013
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  News Roundup 
  • Decision on Fla. nuclear plant doesn't negate nuclear's importance
    The decision to shut down the Crystal River nuclear plant in Florida offers a lesson about the consequences of poor engineering moves, not about the merits of nuclear energy, writes David Rossin, former president of the American Nuclear Society. The decision was not related to used nuclear fuel, "weaknesses in consumer protection" or "rate-setting aspects of statewide regulation," he argues. Nuclear energy will continue to play a key role in the U.S. energy supply, Rossin writes. Sarasota Herald-Tribune (Fla.) (2/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Management & Leadership 
  • 8 ways to sabotage your negotiations
    Negotiations can be lost before you even meet your opponent, writes Jim Camp. Begging for someone's time or leaving rambling and overly detailed voicemail messages reveal your desperation, he writes, making it hard to negotiate as equals once the meeting actually begins. SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership (2/22) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Do you forget about the client when managing projects?
    Satisfying the client should come first, and project managers can do this at each of the four stages of a successful project, writes Mel Lester. To start, "[t]he client-centered project manager will ensure the project is properly defined before proceeding," Lester writes. E-Quip blog (2/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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