17 June ICI Extraordinary General Meeting June 17, 2021By ICI Administrator Aspire 0 Members of the Institute of Civil Infrastructure (ICI) attended the EGM held on Wednesday 28th April 2021 chaired by Mr Michael Fitzgerald, ICI President. Members discussed agenda items included in the Notice of Meeting and papers which had been sent out to all ICI Members on Tuesday 6th April 2021. Click here to access the minutes from the meeting. Related Posts 5 Top Tips to Avoid Zoom Fatigue and Run Effective Meetings In today’s current climate, we are all engaging in video conferencing more than ever before. Set to become a regular part of the way we do business in the future, here are 5 top tips for avoiding Zoom fatigue and maximising the video meeting New General Manager The Institute welcomed, on 17 March, Nigel Carpenter to role of General Manager. A Culture of Efficiency The type of life you lead is absolutely, one hundred percent, a direct result of the choices you make. There is nothing more annoying than someone continuously telling me they are ‘so busy’, ‘life is so crazy’, I can’t believe people keep ‘asking for more’, my staff are ‘on edge’ right now, it’s not if ‘they will break’ but when. Manners and the Modern Workplace Once upon a time, things were a bit more straight forward when it came to manners and the workplace. The manners that our parents instilled in us prevailed, and we learnt to take our cues at work from the senior and the successful. We learnt about a term called “professionalism”, and generally it was applied and understood by all in a corporate environment. Setting Goals for your Career Plan Have you ever wondered why one individual is more successful than another? It’s not because they are smarter, well, in some ways yes but it’s not brain smarts. It’s because they take the time to plan, they look at what it is that they are setting out to achieve and break it down into bite size chunks. They create a road map so they know exactly where they are starting, the steps that need to be taken to achieve the ultimate goal and they don’t stop there. They regularly review their progress and make deviations to the plan if it is to serve them. The Dark Art of Management Few consider the incredibly challenging aspects of management as they step into a promotion. One of these is the responsibility of “downsizing”. No matter how you slice and dice it, downsizing a team is a difficult task. Comment (0) Comments are closed.