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#insights and opinion

From Business ETC 'Figure out if there's a need very quickly. If there is, persevere endlessly and don't give up' Insights And Opinion

'Figure out if there's a need very quickly. If there is, persevere endlessly and don't give up'

The CEO of Bamboo talks Christmas trees, long hours and milkshakes.

From Business ETC Poll: Are you concerned your working life could lead to burnout? Insights And Opinion This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you concerned your working life could lead to burnout?

In a world of round-the-clock email notifications and blurred office hours, risk of burnout is increasing.

From Business ETC Swing fall - lessons from the aftermath Insights And Opinion

Swing fall - lessons from the aftermath

How do you prepare for a media storm?

From Business ETC Sometimes, 60-hour work weeks are inevitable. Most of the time, however, they aren’t Insights And Opinion

Sometimes, 60-hour work weeks are inevitable. Most of the time, however, they aren’t

Such long weeks creates a bad corporate culture and can undermine your leadership abilities.

From Business ETC Is the early promise that blockchain will change the world getting closer, or is it a dream? Insights And Opinion

Is the early promise that blockchain will change the world getting closer, or is it a dream?

With the tech now a decade old, blockchain adoption is on the up after a volatile infancy.

From TheJournal.ie 'When I travel I like to localise - especially in the US. I love a good bacon and eggs' Startups And Tech

'When I travel I like to localise - especially in the US. I love a good bacon and eggs'

Logograb co-founder Luca Boschin talks regional breakfasts and looking into the future.

From Business ETC 'When I travel I like to localise - especially in the US. I love a good bacon and eggs' Startups And Tech

'When I travel I like to localise - especially in the US. I love a good bacon and eggs'

Logograb co-founder Luca Boschin talks regional breakfasts and looking into the future.

From Business ETC Poll: Do you think increasing carbon tax is a good idea? Insights And Opinion This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think increasing carbon tax is a good idea?

The tax which was originally introduced in Ireland in 2010 penalises any fuel that emits CO2 when burned.

From Business ETC As rents rise, people are looking beyond Dublin for their next job Work

As rents rise, people are looking beyond Dublin for their next job

While Dublin is once again ‘booming’, prices are booming too and that presents challenges.

From Business ETC More action is needed to boost female labour participation and bridge the gender pay gap Insights And Opinion

More action is needed to boost female labour participation and bridge the gender pay gap

If we’re to make real change in addressing the gender pay gap, a social shift is required

From TheJournal.ie Specialty coffee culture is booming as the country catches on to a quality cup of joe Food And Drink

Specialty coffee culture is booming as the country catches on to a quality cup of joe

A new report cites the influx of tech workers as helping to drive up demand.

From Business ETC Specialty coffee culture is booming in Ireland as the country catches on to a quality cup of joe Food And Drink

Specialty coffee culture is booming in Ireland as the country catches on to a quality cup of joe

A new report cites the influx of tech workers as helping to drive up demand.

From Business ETC You need to tackle your unconscious bias before it ruins your company Insights And Opinion

You need to tackle your unconscious bias before it ruins your company

We all have deeply ingrained subtle biases. It often can’t be avoided, but it can be managed.

From Business ETC Sprout Social is hoping Dublin's housing shortage will ease as it announces 60 new jobs Startups And Tech

Sprout Social is hoping Dublin's housing shortage will ease as it announces 60 new jobs

The US company is the latest to expand in Ireland amid a flurry of job announcements.

From Business ETC Poll: Would you move out of Dublin to elsewhere in Ireland for work? Insights And Opinion This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you move out of Dublin to elsewhere in Ireland for work?

More multinational companies are setting up outside the capital.

From Business ETC GDPR has led to more people looking for their data from businesses - here's how to deal with it Insights And Opinion

GDPR has led to more people looking for their data from businesses - here's how to deal with it

There has been a lot of attention on Data Subject Access Requests (DSAR) since GDPR was introduced almost a year ago.

From Business ETC A new financial dawn for millennials Insights And Opinion

A new financial dawn for millennials

Rising interest rates will pose a challenge for millennials that they have not encountered before.

From Business ETC Poll: Would you take a flight on the grounded Boeing aircraft after it resumes service? Insights And Opinion This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you take a flight on the grounded Boeing aircraft after it resumes service?

The uncertainty surrounding the aircraft has cost Boeing $1 billion.

From Business ETC Why a CEO's most powerful asset is knowing how to communicate Media And Marketing

Why a CEO's most powerful asset is knowing how to communicate

A comms-savvy chief can keep good employees from jumping ship.

From Business ETC What employers need to know about conducting a workplace investigation Insights And Opinion

What employers need to know about conducting a workplace investigation

There are some common mistakes organisations make during the course of an internal inquiry.

From Business ETC Poll: Would you hail a robotaxi? Insights And Opinion This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you hail a robotaxi?

Elon Musk said he expects Tesla to have self-driving ‘robotaxis’ on the road by 2020.

From Business ETC How to think like a kick-boxer and sharpen your 'mental edge' at work Work

How to think like a kick-boxer and sharpen your 'mental edge' at work

When we spend too much time in our comfort zone, we’re unable to reach our full potential.

From Business ETC Your no-nonsense guide to turning workers into shareholders Work

Your no-nonsense guide to turning workers into shareholders

Share incentive schemes can help employers hang on to valuable staff.

From Business ETC Scam emails are more convincing than ever. Here's how to spot this classic con Work

Scam emails are more convincing than ever. Here's how to spot this classic con

The look, wording and design of fraudulent emails have evolved a lot over the years.

From Business ETC Poll: Do you still have faith in the State's broadband plan? Policy And Economy This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you still have faith in the State's broadband plan?

A decision on the project has been delayed. Again.

From Business ETC Forget easy fixes and power poses, the best way to improve your body language is hard work Insights And Opinion

Forget easy fixes and power poses, the best way to improve your body language is hard work

The key to developing strong, confident body language is to develop earned confidence.

From Business ETC Poll: Were planners right to approve Johnny Ronan's Tara Street tower? Building And Property This post contains a poll

Poll: Were planners right to approve Johnny Ronan's Tara Street tower?

Some say it will attract further investment to inner Dublin. Others think it will ‘damage’ the city.

From Business ETC How a renowned 'troubleshooter' held the secret to mastering tough meetings Work

How a renowned 'troubleshooter' held the secret to mastering tough meetings

Every manager should know about John Harvey-Jones’ ‘rule of three’ approach to confrontation.

From Business ETC How pizza and complimentary texts can motivate staff more than money Work

How pizza and complimentary texts can motivate staff more than money

A study at Intel reveals the ‘emotional journey’ of motivating employees.

From TheJournal.ie Why it's time for Ireland's lawmakers to get a scoot on with e-scooters Tourism And Transport

Why it's time for Ireland's lawmakers to get a scoot on with e-scooters

Some officials think the tech is a ‘non-starter’. But workers are already speaking with their feet.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'd have Machiavelli on my board. He has got a lot of bad press, but he was a management genius' Tourism And Transport

'I'd have Machiavelli on my board. He has got a lot of bad press, but he was a management genius'

Enda Corneille of Emirates Ireland also talks about the time his shoe fell apart after a job interview.

From Business ETC 'I'd have Machiavelli on my board. He has got a lot of bad press, but he was a management genius' Tourism And Transport

'I'd have Machiavelli on my board. He has got a lot of bad press, but he was a management genius'

Enda Corneille of Emirates Ireland also talks about the time his shoe fell apart after a job interview.

From Business ETC Why it's time for Ireland's lawmakers to get a scoot on with e-scooters Tourism And Transport

Why it's time for Ireland's lawmakers to get a scoot on with e-scooters

Some officials think the tech is a ‘non-starter’. But workers are already speaking with their feet.

From Business ETC Dublin Port's decision to row back on cruise tourism won't just hurt the capital Tourism And Transport

Dublin Port's decision to row back on cruise tourism won't just hurt the capital

Cutting the number of passenger ships coming into the capital will have major consequences.

From Business ETC Poll: Is the EU right to ignore America's call for a Huawei ban? Startups And Tech This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the EU right to ignore America's call for a Huawei ban?

The US has heavily lobbied Brussels to give the Chinese tech giant the cold shoulder on security grounds.

From Business ETC How business coaching is not just for people with 'notions' Work

How business coaching is not just for people with 'notions'

An outsider’s perspective can help whip entrepreneurs into shape.

From Business ETC Food is really Instagram-friendly and that's a problem for businesses Media And Marketing

Food is really Instagram-friendly and that's a problem for businesses

There is a real danger that the industry over-relies on social media at the expense of other marketing tools.

From TheJournal.ie 'The big enchilada was always breaking America, like so many businesses - and pop groups' Media And Marketing

'The big enchilada was always breaking America, like so many businesses - and pop groups'

Jam Media’s John Rice also talks lion taming, pork processing and augmented reality.

From Business ETC 'The big enchilada was always breaking America, like so many businesses - and pop groups' Media And Marketing

'The big enchilada was always breaking America, like so many businesses - and pop groups'

Jam Media’s John Rice also talks lion taming, pork processing and augmented reality.

From Business ETC Poll: Do you think rebranding is worth millions of euro? Insights And Opinion This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think rebranding is worth millions of euro?

An Post’s new look cost the postal service provider €5 million.