Date Published: 09/12/2016

THE ONE MINUTE PHD IN COMMUNICATIONS!

This week in college the evening communications lecture focused on leadership and the importance of effective communications in the work place. All of the students in my class work full...

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Date Published: 11/11/2016

THE HIGH PRICE OF CHOOSING WRONG

Every four years, Americans go to the polls to choose their President & Commander in Chief. Essentially POTUS as the secret service call the President (as opposed to FLOTUS for...

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Date Published: 04/11/2016

IT’S NOT ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS

Christmas may be on the horizon but let’s not get ahead of ourselves! I’ve always found it fascinating that as a race, that we are becoming increasingly infatuated with focussing...

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Date Published: 26/10/2016

7 TIPS TO GET MORE OUT OF YOUR SLEEP?

I was awake last week at 3am and found it impossible to get back to sleep so I decided to read – The Gloss Magazine, Octobers 2016 edition, article -...

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Date Published: 14/10/2016

INTERNATIONAL EXECUTIVE SEARCH - BRINGING THE BEST BACK HOME

In my work with Accreate over 90% of the search assignments I carry out for my clients involve an international element. Our clients’ international requirements can be categorised into two...

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Date Published: 07/10/2016

FINANCIAL FISTICUFFS

Following Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech at the Conservative Party conference last Sunday, the dividing lines over what Brexit will mean in practice have become much clearer. Britain is now...

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Date Published: 29/09/2016

PUNCHING A CLASS ABOVE

Ireland is a country that has made a big impact on the world for such a small island with a mere five million people. We have always been known for...

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Date Published: 14/09/2016

HIRE, REWARD, AND TOLERATE ONLY FULLY FORMED ADULTS

Last week on LinkedIn I shared a blog by Kevin Kruse entitled ‘Netflix Has No Rules Because They Hire Great People’. His article resonated with me and had me thinking...

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Date Published: 09/09/2016

WITH AUTUMN COMES OPPORTUNITY

Autumn is my favourite season. You cannot beat a walk in the multi-coloured landscape and the crisp sound of leaves underfoot. We often think of Spring as the season to...

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Date Published: 01/09/2016

APPLE AND IRELAND – TIME TO THINK DIFFERENT

As Steve Jobs himself would have said, it’s time to think different. Most of the tidal wave of opinion since the European Commission’s decision on Apple landed is wrong. The...

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Date Published: 26/08/2016

BIG PHARMA TARGETS RARE DISEASES

After a relatively quiet summer, talks of anticipated acquisitions are here again. Unsurprisingly, given the number of pharma and biotech operations in Ireland, another company here has been implicated. Whilst...

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Date Published: 11/08/2016

WHY INTEGRITY = EXCELLENCE

At a team meeting recently we listened to some positive client feedback and the words that resonated time and again, were ‘integrity’ and ‘good customer service’, which was of course...

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Date Published: 04/08/2016

NO BREAK FOR THE BOSS? 7 TIPS FOR SENIOR EXECUTIVES TO TAKE A SUCCESSFUL HOLIDAY

Apart from statutory obligation, companies offer paid holidays for a reason - and that includes the boss! Evidence clearly indicates that without proper breaks from the workplace we become less...

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Date Published: 20/07/2016

WITH GREAT TALENT COMES GREAT OPPORTUNITY

No one wants another Brexit article, so all I’ll say is that now “Ireland Inc.” has a great opportunity to get the word out to global companies, particularly in the...

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Date Published: 14/07/2016

5 STEPS FOR GREAT IDEAS

On a recent visit to the Facebook EMEA HQ office in Dublin it was difficult not to walk away with a feeling of amazement at the vastness of the space...

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