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Life-changing reading lists

Life-changing reading lists

The clock has gone back, the mid-term is over and the big save is on for Christmas. So how are you going to pass the dark evenings between now and party season? For anyone who has watched the new Netflix show Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates, you'll know that...

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The future is flexible

The future is flexible

The future is flexible If you believe the headlines, soon we’ll only have to work four days a week and robots are going to take most of our jobs. Predicting the ‘future of work’ is a difficult task, as most futurists, business journalists and industrial designers will...

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Why good corporate governance is great for business

Why good corporate governance is great for business

When the most famous investor in the world – who is also the third richest – says something about business behaviours, most of us are inclined to listen. Billionaire Warren Buffet is beating one major business drum these days – good corporate governance. In recent...

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Setting your priorities as a CEO

Setting your priorities as a CEO

Two questions: Are you a CEO? Is your primary goal to maximise your shareholders’ profits? If you are a CEO and you answered yes to that last question, you are most definitely not alone. Serving your investors' needs first and foremost, and above all other competing...

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The keys to a successful digital transformation

The keys to a successful digital transformation

Nearly every adult on this planet has a mobile phone. Out of 7.5 billion of us, five billion have phones, over half of which are smartphones. This has happened since 2007, when the first iPhone came on the market. The digital revolution has been rapid and unrelenting...

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Helping employees through change

Helping employees through change

The only constant we can be certain of is change. As we prepare to move into a new decade, the companies that will win in the 2020s are the ones that are proactively designed to adapt to the world's constantly shifting realities. These realities will include the wider...

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Leading the way to more family-friendly workplaces

Leading the way to more family-friendly workplaces

Childcare is the real glass ceiling. There are two key things that make this so. Firstly, men earn more than women in Ireland. The gender pay gap currently stands at 14% and, in some professions, that goes up to 30%. Secondly, the cost of childcare is often described...

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