The video game industry generates $100 billion in revenue every year. It’s also a competitive market, where consumers are constantly pushing for new games and new ways to play those games. Keeping a business thriving in this market takes some big ideas, and big leaders to push those ideas forward. […]
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A leader is defined as someone who inspires, commands, and guides others. Not everyone is cut out to lead, and a lot of responsibility and work that goes into any type of leadership role. There are many skills and habits you have to possess in order to be effective in […]
Common Purpose is an international not-for-profit dedicated to leadership development. For the past 20 years, Common Purpose in Ireland has been delivering leadership development programmes to people across the public, private and non-profit sectors in Cork, Dublin and Limerick. There are still a few places available on our upcoming Dublin […]
“Join a company with an exceptional leadership team, strategy and culture. If you find that, you will have the opportunity to learn from the best and apply your strengths immediately… You spend a good portion of your life at work, so you better give it the best you have to […]
Being a boss means you must depend on the actions of your workers to ensure that goals are met. Workers come in all personalities and they may or may not work effectively together at any given time. If you take the time to understand each worker’s personality type, you will […]
Overall, employees appear to be wasting more time at work. A 2014 survey conducted by salary.com lists the biggest time wasters reported by employees. Not surprisingly, the Internet accounts for twenty-six percent of time wasted, followed closely by too many meetings and annoying co-workers. Want to learn how to create […]
There are few successful bodies that operate as a total hierarchy – with one single leader. We lead with others, in partnerships or managing teams, and these dynamics affect the way we lead, for better or for worse. As shared leadership gains a bigger role in institutions, the need for […]
Business, in today’s world, is more about bringing people together than ever before. With such global interconnectedness, advanced technologies and high-speed communications, leaders have been relinquished of some of the leg-work that has vanished with the past. Similarly, our world has shifted away from mainstream culture toward niche markets and […]
If passion was a skill, or a certification, employers would have one half of the interview process taken care of. Unfortunately, passion at a former job does not necessarily mean there will be passion at one’s current job. Conversely, a lack of passion at a former job does not mean […]
Even the greatest company can fail if its employees are under performing. Morale, confidence, skill level and more can all have a drastic effect on an employee’s performance. Underperforming does not necessarily mean that the employee is poor at their job. It can have just as much to do with […]
When you have a small business, you need to have the best hire to be part of your tram. However, it’s not always a piece of cake to gather aces and put them on their best places and get them to work altogether. Most managers are then faced with the […]
Connect Women in Pensions and Zurich Life are delighted to invite you to a social networking event.
Join us in the Lansdowne Football Club for an evening of networking and a talk from Emer Daly on Navigating the Landscape of Leadership.
In a short talk, followed by Q&A, Emer will share her own experiences and challenges and help everyone to recognise their strengths and abilities to ensure they have the right recipe for success.
Emer is a Personal and Executive coach following a long and illustrious career in the European Commission.
“If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.” – John Wooden We all make mistakes. However, it is important to realize that every mistake has a take-away from it. Get that right and the mistake can turn out to be a […]
As a business owner, staying on task and ahead of schedule will directly determine whether your company will sink or swim. One of the biggest problems within companies today is small inconsistencies that turn into large problems in the future. Once they get to that point they are even harder […]
“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” – Jack Welch Conventional ideas of leadership were awash with control, dictation and power. But, in this quote, American businessman Jack Welch captures exactly what it means to […]
Each year, thousands of people start small businesses. Unfortunately, at the same time, thousands of small businesses fail. What is the secret to staying afloat in an uncertain economy? It could be a number of simple habits demonstrated by successful small business leaders. The following are the habits most often […]
I’m often struck by the language we use – the difference between what we say and what we mean. For example, when recruiting people for management roles, job advertisements specify candidates who display ‘leadership qualities’. We demand evidence of leadership skills. Often, when we employ these applicants, what we actually […]
The MBA World Trophy started during an informal chat with a classmate on the Smurfit MBA programme. We would create an international competition for MBA students. We wanted to assemble the brightest and best entrepreneurs from the top colleges around the world who wanted to build their own companies. We would bring […]
Leaders and managers are the strong foundation that teams, departments and businesses stand upon. Every person on a team plays a vital role in the success of a company, but as a leader, you automatically carry greater responsibility. As the saying goes, a team is only as strong as its […]