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Tackling your New Year’s resolutions….

10. Stop complaining... the recessions over... politicians, the weather, brexit ... stop cribbing...start living... take action. 9. Dont bring recession legacy issues into 2019. Might be customers you dont want... a part of the business that is unprofitable... leave it all behind. You have survived the recession. This is your shot. You have now survived [...]

By |2019-01-04T11:54:14+00:00January 4th, 2019|Uncategorised|

Networking tips for future success

Many people attend networking events to gain something: job leads, referrals, exposure, connections, or opportunities to grow their business. Regardless of your reason for attending networking events, understanding the best practices will help you to make the most of your time, allowing you to form connections that will boost your career and help you to [...]

By |2018-11-09T12:03:00+00:00November 9th, 2018|Latest News, News, Press|

Steps to improve business resilience

What is business resilience? The concept of business resilience has been attracting a lot of attention recently; and with businesses across Ireland preparing for the changes that will be brought about from Brexit, improving resilience has never been more important. Business resilience can be described as an organisation’s ability to anticipate, prepare for, respond to [...]

By |2018-11-22T15:44:03+00:00October 26th, 2018|Blog, News, Press|

Why businesses fail to adapt to change

The Changing Business Environment Businesses are continually facing change, whether these changes are big or small, it is important for firms to be aware of trends ahead of time. Most notably change is occurring from increased competition, rapidly changing consumer preferences and a volatile economic environment. However, the way in which companies’ deal with these [...]

By |2018-10-22T10:34:55+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Latest News, News, Press|

Equipping leaders to build our future

To be a leader – that is what many strive for. Some are natural leaders while others learn through life experience. Are you a leader if you are a manager? Possibly but not irrefutably. It is possible to be a manager and not a leader as much as it is possible to be a leader [...]

By |2018-09-07T11:58:30+00:00September 7th, 2018|News|

Entrepreneurship – The fundamentals of success

Entrepreneurship can be one of the most gratifying and fulfilling moments of a career. When launching your own business. There are many aspects of the journey that will prove difficult but that does not mean they cannot be overcome. Many successful ventures hinge on one causal narrative; the strength of the idea behind it. An [...]

By |2018-07-31T09:02:59+00:00July 31st, 2018|News|

Millennials: The most powerful consumers in the world

The millennial generation, often criticised for their over-reliance on technology as well as for their perceived differences in attitudes to both work and life, are now entering the most significant age range for economic activity – 22-37 years. On top of this, the millennial generation has outnumbered baby boomers worldwide for over 25 years. Statistics [...]

By |2018-06-22T14:10:07+00:00June 22nd, 2018|News|

International Men’s Health

With men’s health, both physical and mental becoming a talking point day by day, it is important to celebrate International Men’s Health Week. Celebrated in most European countries, the overall aims of the week are to: • Heighten awareness of preventable health problems for males of all ages • Support men and boys to engage [...]

By |2018-06-15T08:12:07+00:00June 15th, 2018|News|

Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace

Diversity is not new, or complicated, but sometimes appears, or is made to appear, to be both. In the organisational context, diversity appears to have rapidly increased in recent years, which is attributable to a number of factors. Similarly, the concept of inclusion does not need to be feared as complicated, as individuals simply wish [...]

By |2018-06-08T10:44:53+00:00June 8th, 2018|News|

Who is a thought leader and why do they matter?

While the aim of every business owner is to run a successful company, many modern professionals also have their sights set on another, more esoteric goal: becoming a "thought leader" in their field. Thought leadership is commonly discussed in the business world, and often sounds like just another corporate buzzword. But behind the jargon is [...]

By |2018-06-06T15:05:57+00:00June 6th, 2018|News|