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Doubling down on diversity

Doubling down on diversity

Everyone has a role to play in making the organisation a more inclusive environment where diversity can thrive, explains Deirdre Gavin, HR Director and Head of Inclusion & Diversity at Bank of Ireland The case for inclusion and diversity The commercial successes...

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Connecting with your screen audience

Connecting with your screen audience

Kellie McCord of Toastmasters International gives handy tips on how to build rapport on those zoom calls that our dominating everyone's business day.  Moving from face-to-face meetings to online has been a challenge for many. However, the biggest obstacle has been:...

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Best business reads of 2020

Best business reads of 2020

Irish Times business book reviewer Frank Dillon on some of the most interesting business titles published during the year. Humanocracy by Gary Hamel, Harvard Business Review Press London Business School professor Hamel is on a mission to rid bureaucracy from organisations as outlined in this bold manifesto for replacing traditional hierarchies with a more meritocratic, […]

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HBR’s Dorie Clark: Entrepreneurial You

HBR’s Dorie Clark: Entrepreneurial You

In conjunction with Decision, the Association was delighted to host a virtual event in November with renowned author Dorie Clark of Harvard Business Review. Dorie Clark has been named one of the Top 50 business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50, and was recognised as the #1 Communication Coach in the world by the Marshall […]

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“Meet the Entrepreneurs” at the GEC

“Meet the Entrepreneurs” at the GEC

Once again the Association partnered with the Guinness Enterprise Centre to host our annual Meet The Entrepreneurs event, which took place as a webinar in October. We heard about the major development taking place at the GEC in Dublin, whose capacity will double in...

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Isolde Norris on Setting Up Teams for Success

Isolde Norris on Setting Up Teams for Success

Experienced executive and team coach Isolde Norris shared her insights at an event in September on a compelling question that all organisations grapple with – what makes teams effective in the workplace? Often when there is a problem in teams, personalities are blamed and people can be scapegoated. Drawing on research from Hackman and Wageman, […]

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Economic Outlook with DAVY

Economic Outlook with DAVY

Once again the Association was delighted to welcome Davy for its annual economic review at a genuinely unprecented time for the Irish and global economy, with the ongoing uncertainty surrounding around Covid-19 compounded by the possibility of a no-deal Brexit and the...

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The future of work

The future of work

We were delighted to have careers expert Ciara Garvan as host of a virtual event on The Future of Work. The Future of Work as a topic has accelerated due to the pandemic. Hot themes such as remote working and flexible working are no longer trending but realities we...

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Musgrave: adapting in a crisis

Musgrave: adapting in a crisis

The Association was delighted to have David Codd, Group Transformation Director at Musgrave, as our speaker for a webinar in July. The Covid-19 crisis has brought the importance of food retailers in our lives to the fore like never before, and none more so than...

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