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If stress at work is interfering with your performance or personal life, take action
The workplace can sometimes feel like an emotional roller coaster.
When it comes to delivering a great presentation, focus on performance not PowerPoint
Slides and visual aids have their place, but they are often used in the completely wrong way.
Poll: Should Ireland focus on commercialising research to grow its startup sector?
Issues surrounding intellectual property rights and equity stakes can make spin-outs tricky.
Augmented and virtual reality are shaping the future of how business interacts with customers
AR and VR haven’t quite set the world alight, but some companies are starting to harness their power.
Do your flexible work arrangements leave you vulnerable to working-time claims?
Employers have stringent rules to follow when recording employees’ working time.
How Irish business can navigate the changing face of marketing
The old marketing rule book has largely been thrown out, but the basics remain unchanged.
How building a diverse team can give startups a competitive advantage
Recruiting the right people in tech is tough, but it’s worth taking the time to create a balanced team.
To have an impact with any communication, you need to work out what motivates your audience
Here’s what we can learn about communication from the greatest advertisers.
The pound is as steady as a giraffe on ice - here's how to hedge like the global beasts
Smaller and medium-sized companies need not be hostages to exchange rate fortune.
How to prepare for the digital economy's biggest shake-up in years
Here are key questions for businesses to ask ahead of an incoming EU directive on online payments.
How a health app helped to prove a murder
A recent British case demonstrates that a new age of evidence may be available.
Crowning the 21st century customer - what Irish customers want and how to give it to them
Businesses should heed the late, great Feargal Quinn’s advice.
'Culture' is more than just a buzzword - it's what is needed to make your company succeed
Just about every part of a company performs better when the overall culture is strong.
How failing the Leaving Cert twice helped me establish a global PR company
Persistence following failure is crucial to success.
What Obama can teach us about one of the most common and challenging interview questions
Like many communications problems, we can look to politics for a steer on how to prepare.
How Harry Maguire became a world record transfer - a study in reputation management
Here is what businesses can learn from how the €93 million deal was handled.
Here is what Ireland can learn from Britain's approach to bridging the gender pay gap
It’s more than a year since the introduction of laws requiring big businesses to publish differences in pay.
Wellness, brainpower and sea swimming - how entrepreneurs can combat isolation and burnout
Loneliness, isolation and burnout are some of the unspoken issues facing entrepreneurs.
People think they will work past 66, here's how employers can plan for an age of longer working
The cost of living is rising alongside increasing life expectancy, so more people will have to work for longer.
Money doesn’t talk as loudly as it used to - employers need to sell themselves
A company’s reputation speaks volumes to potential candidates in a way that a salary offer can’t.
Managing a moon shot - what business can learn from how Apollo's reputation was built
In managing reputation, the key lesson is to start from the inside out.
How to stop your business from losing to low-tech fraud
While cybercrime hogs the headlines in this digital age, low-tech fraud continues to be a risk.
Be wary of the curse of knowledge
To communicate clearly, you need to be aware of what you might know too well.
How to design change that delivers - the art of change management
Without buy-in from your people, there will be limited and short-term improvement at best.
Beyond the brief - why legal practices are looking outside the standard employee profile
By looking past the status quo amid a trailing supply of solicitors, legal firms unearthed an important resource.
Here's what Nasa's InSight lander has been up to this week
We have the details on what its next few weeks will be like.
Van Graan eager to use Limerick hurlers to Munster's advantage this season
The South African has been impressed by John Kiely’s side’s run to the All-Ireland final.
Nasa launches robot to take the temperature of Mars
InSight will dig deeper into Mars than ever before.
'France have a staff that doesn't really inspire confidence and that's a bonus for Ireland'
Dragons coach Bernard Jackman spent six years working in French rugby.
The Rugby Show: Lynne Cantwell dissects Ireland's win over Japan and looks ahead to French test
The former Irish centre joined Gavan Casey to assess the performances ahead of tomorrow’s crucial game.
'A potential catastrophe': 9 in 10 teens have not mastered basic exercise skills
Researchers are teaming up with the GAA to help change this.
Colombia's rejection of peace deal has echoes of UK's shock Brexit
There was a lot to stomach in a Yes vote for a people caused so much pain over the past five decades, writes Michael Sheils McNamee from Medellin.
'I've jumped up three levels as a fighter and a man' - Another episode of Embedded has landed
Also features Glover Teixeira juicing… vegetables.
President Trump? Here's how it could happen
He’s been written off thus far, but he’s still around and could become President.
Arsene Wenger's tactics make it difficult for defenders, admits Arsenal flop
The 35-year-old spent three seasons with the Gunners and admits he ‘wasn’t good enough overall’.
Barry Geraghty on teaming up with JP McManus, life as a jumps jockey and Cheltenham prospects
The 36-year-old singles out Ivanovich Gorbatov and My Tent or Yours as horses he is looking forward to riding next month.
Man describes son being punched in the face during home invasion
A new UTV Ireland documentary takes a look at rural crime around the country.
'You're not my friend any more!' - Mourinho's referee mind games revealed
Former Premier League referee Graham Poll has hit back at the Special One.
Poborsky's hair, lots of love for Henrik Larsson & other revealing details from Fergie's book
Did you know that United watched Thomas Muller when he was 10 years old?
'Prove them wrong, or prove them right' - Inside the Barbarians' dressing room
A great behind-the-scenes insight