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Why Sustainability is the Best Way to Give Thanks

Although traditions vary, many of us will be gathering with friends and family to give thanks in the coming weeks. If you’re like most people, family will be the first thing you express gratitude for. Things like career, money, spirituality, friends, health, and home round out the list of things people...

3 Simple Ways to Cultivate Optimism in Your Team

Companies that cultivate optimism come out on top in lots of ways. Research from Gallup shows optimistic people more engaged, successful, healthy, and happy that their pessimistic counterparts. Plus, it aids in creativity and perseverance and impacts morale. The trait isn’t necessarily ingrained in people either. Although most...

4 Simple Ways to Find a Mentor in the Energy Sector

Mentorship is impactful to the mentor and mentee. Regardless of accomplishments, everyone should find a mentor. Having the right person in your corner can give you new insights, expand your knowledge, and help you take career advancement steps that will get you where you want to...

3 reasons your energy company needs a returnship program

If your organization doesn’t have a returnship program, it’s missing out. While “returnship” is a trademarked term, and has been since 2008 when Goldman Sachs ran its inaugural ten-week program for people who wanted to return to full-time work, the methodology is everywhere now.

What “Returning to Work” Looks Like

Are you considering returning to work after a leave of absence or thinking about taking leave, but have worries about what you’ll return to, or if you’ll be able to return at all? These are valid concerns, particularly in the energy sector.

How to Have it All at Work with Less

A couple of weeks back, I talked about the secret to having it all; how we, as women, can have it all at work and in our personal lives. The response to this piece was overwhelming. People reached out to tell us about what having it all...

How to Help Your Employees “Have it All”

Last week, Katie Mehnert wrote a piece called, “The Secret to Having it All.” It’s worth circling back to if you missed it, but one important point she made is this: “You can have it all but it’s all about what THAT is. See...

Becoming Mommygineer: One engineer’s perspective on finding balance

Engineer or Mommy? Call me Mommygineer Change does not come easily for me. Yet, after 16 years in a full-time job as an engineer in the oil and gas industry, I'm making a change. A big one. My new title: mommygineer. I am leaving...

The Secret to Having it All

The notion of "having it all" has been debated for years. And as our workplace flexes to the new realities of dual-career couples (and singles) who both want successful careers, it's important we examine the trade-offs. First let's discuss "having it all". ...

Tellurian Chief, Meg Gentle’s Advice to Young Professionals: Work your *** Off

Tellurian CEO Meg Gentle spoke recently with young professionals about the power and possibilities of natural gas to change our industry and the world. They heard many of the same persuasive, informed arguments they had heard from other speakers – how natural gas is partnering with renewables...