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Emotional Intelligence Personified

by Tom O'Connor on October 24th, 2011

On looking back on his career, Hollywood legend, Gregory Peck, is quoted as  saying:
“If …. the pictures had something to say and people could
carry home with them …. something they can chew on a bit and
maybe change their attitude … well I’d like that”.
His view that some of his characters might have something to teach [...]

Smartphones & Personal Productivity

by Izabela Turek on October 24th, 2011

This month I want to take a look at some smartphone apps geared to personal productivity. 
6 simple categories immediately come to mind: a) note takers, b) list makers, c) business card scanners, d) receipt managers, e) time trackers and f) minute takers. 
Note-Takers
Evernote is the note-taker of choice of over 14 million users. It lets you [...]

Employee Engagement Summit

by Tom O'Connor on October 7th, 2011

Employee engagement was the topic for this year’s HR summit held in Dublin yesterday. 
Headline speakers, David MacLeod & Prof. Dave Ulrich, brought a wide-ranging perspective, offering insights and models based on the most up-to-date international research. 
This was interspersed with a number of inspiring case studies from some prominent Irish organisations: Depuy, Diageo & Brown Thomas/Selfridges. 
Some of the [...]