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The power of the subconscious mind
What is the subconscious mind? We spend most of our time on autopilot. Everything we do, from breathing to walking, to eating and having a conversation, occurs automatically as a way for our brain to preserve energy for what it considers more important tasks. This is the subconscious mind at work. Freud developed the 3-level […]
Our mission for our clients, candidates, followers and ourselves is to try to achieve 1% better, consistently, which is why, every week, we make time to compile the 1% Extra Newsletter. This newsletter contains sound bites from the latest episode of The 1% Podcast, articles we have read that we have found insightful, quotes that […]
1% Extra Newsletter 16-09-22
Dr. Deirdre O’Shea shares her recommendation of an assessment method to identify if a job candidate is a good culture fit for an organisation.
What CFOs can learn from sporting teams
Business people often have a curious fascination with sports. It is not difficult to see why. Peering past the corporate suits vs. sports jersey attire comparison, there are several parallels between finance executives and elite athletes. In both cases, there is fierce competition to contend with, goals and targets that have to be met, strategies […]
The CEO who landed on the moon
As the Apollo 11 descended onto the Moon’s surface, the world collectively held its breath. The seconds ticked by, the tension rose… and yet in the midst of it all, the occupants of the rocket itself commandeered by one Neil Armstrong managed to hold their nerves at bay and execute a successful landing. On the […]
How to identify, recruit and onboard top executive talent in Ireland
In Ireland, the executive search process has distinct differences from that in other nations. This is due to the culture and importance of local networks. Understanding local company knowledge is key to a successful executive search in Ireland. The information that follows will help with understanding how the executive search process works in Ireland, and how this differs to other places.