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# insights and opinion

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# media and marketing
Headstuff wants to be 'the podcast home of Ireland' as it tunes in to an industry boom
The Irish podcast network is expanding into the former home of Westland Studios.
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Why Irish companies need to adopt the Silicon Valley mindset - or at least the positive parts
Entrepreneurs need to keep learning and be inspired by Silicon Valley, while also looking to the east
# Work
The four-day work week is a hot topic around the water cooler. But it might not be for everyone
Experts weigh in on how the change to a shorter week could affect the workplace.
# insights and opinion
'Figure out if there's a need very quickly. If there is, persevere endlessly and don't give up'
The CEO of Bamboo talks Christmas trees, long hours and milkshakes.
# insights and opinion
'Figure out if there's a need very quickly. If there is, persevere endlessly and don't give up'
The CEO of Bamboo talks Christmas trees, long hours and milkshakes.
# insights and opinion
Poll: Are you concerned your working life could lead to burnout?
In a world of round-the-clock email notifications and blurred office hours, risk of burnout is increasing.
Voices
Swing fall - lessons from the aftermath
How do you prepare for a media storm?
Voices
Sometimes, 60-hour work weeks are inevitable. Most of the time, however, they aren’t
Such long weeks creates a bad corporate culture and can undermine your leadership abilities.
Voices
Is the early promise that blockchain will change the world getting closer, or is it a dream?
With the tech now a decade old, blockchain adoption is on the up after a volatile infancy.
# Startups and tech
'When I travel I like to localise - especially in the US. I love a good bacon and eggs'
Logograb co-founder Luca Boschin talks regional breakfasts and looking into the future.
# Startups and tech
'When I travel I like to localise - especially in the US. I love a good bacon and eggs'
Logograb co-founder Luca Boschin talks regional breakfasts and looking into the future.
# insights and opinion
Poll: Do you think increasing carbon tax is a good idea?
The tax which was originally introduced in Ireland in 2010 penalises any fuel that emits CO2 when burned.
Voices
As rents rise, people are looking beyond Dublin for their next job
While Dublin is once again ‘booming’, prices are booming too and that presents challenges.
Voices
More action is needed to boost female labour participation and bridge the gender pay gap
If we’re to make real change in addressing the gender pay gap, a social shift is required
# food and drink
Specialty coffee culture is booming as the country catches on to a quality cup of joe
A new report cites the influx of tech workers as helping to drive up demand.
# food and drink
Specialty coffee culture is booming in Ireland as the country catches on to a quality cup of joe
A new report cites the influx of tech workers as helping to drive up demand.
Voices
You need to tackle your unconscious bias before it ruins your company
We all have deeply ingrained subtle biases. It often can’t be avoided, but it can be managed.
# Startups and tech
Sprout Social is hoping Dublin's housing shortage will ease as it announces 60 new jobs
The US company is the latest to expand in Ireland amid a flurry of job announcements.
# insights and opinion
Poll: Would you move out of Dublin to elsewhere in Ireland for work?
More multinational companies are setting up outside the capital.
Voices
GDPR has led to more people looking for their data from businesses - here's how to deal with it
There has been a lot of attention on Data Subject Access Requests (DSAR) since GDPR was introduced almost a year ago.
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A new financial dawn for millennials
Rising interest rates will pose a challenge for millennials that they have not encountered before.
# insights and opinion
Poll: Would you take a flight on the grounded Boeing aircraft after it resumes service?
The uncertainty surrounding the aircraft has cost Boeing $1 billion.
Voices
Why a CEO's most powerful asset is knowing how to communicate
A comms-savvy chief can keep good employees from jumping ship.
Voices
What employers need to know about conducting a workplace investigation
There are some common mistakes organisations make during the course of an internal inquiry.
# insights and opinion
Poll: Would you hail a robotaxi?
Elon Musk said he expects Tesla to have self-driving ‘robotaxis’ on the road by 2020.
Voices
How to think like a kick-boxer and sharpen your 'mental edge' at work
When we spend too much time in our comfort zone, we’re unable to reach our full potential.
Voices
Your no-nonsense guide to turning workers into shareholders
Share incentive schemes can help employers hang on to valuable staff.
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Scam emails are more convincing than ever. Here's how to spot this classic con
The look, wording and design of fraudulent emails have evolved a lot over the years.
# policy and economy
Poll: Do you still have faith in the State's broadband plan?
A decision on the project has been delayed. Again.
Voices
Forget easy fixes and power poses, the best way to improve your body language is hard work
The key to developing strong, confident body language is to develop earned confidence.
# building and property
Poll: Were planners right to approve Johnny Ronan's Tara Street tower?
Some say it will attract further investment to inner Dublin. Others think it will ‘damage’ the city.
Voices
How a renowned 'troubleshooter' held the secret to mastering tough meetings
Every manager should know about John Harvey-Jones’ ‘rule of three’ approach to confrontation.
Voices
How pizza and complimentary texts can motivate staff more than money
A study at Intel reveals the ‘emotional journey’ of motivating employees.
Voices
Why it's time for Ireland's lawmakers to get a scoot on with e-scooters
Some officials think the tech is a ‘non-starter’. But workers are already speaking with their feet.
# tourism and transport
'I'd have Machiavelli on my board. He has got a lot of bad press, but he was a management genius'
Enda Corneille of Emirates Ireland also talks about the time his shoe fell apart after a job interview.
# tourism and transport
'I'd have Machiavelli on my board. He has got a lot of bad press, but he was a management genius'
Enda Corneille of Emirates Ireland also talks about the time his shoe fell apart after a job interview.
Voices
Why it's time for Ireland's lawmakers to get a scoot on with e-scooters
Some officials think the tech is a ‘non-starter’. But workers are already speaking with their feet.
Voices
Dublin Port's decision to row back on cruise tourism won't just hurt the capital
Cutting the number of passenger ships coming into the capital will have major consequences.
# Startups and tech
Poll: Is the EU right to ignore America's call for a Huawei ban?
The US has heavily lobbied Brussels to give the Chinese tech giant the cold shoulder on security grounds.
Voices
How business coaching is not just for people with 'notions'
An outsider’s perspective can help whip entrepreneurs into shape.