1% Extra Newsletter 16-09-22

The 1% Podcast – Deirdre O’Shea

Dr. Deirdre O’Shea, Associate Professor of Work & Organisational Psychology at the University of Limerick, is an expert on work motivation and occupational health psychology. Her research has been published around the world and was featured in the 2018 RTE documentary ‘Stressed’. 

Organisational culture fit assessments

Deirdre shares her recommendation of an assessment method to identify if a job candidate is a good culture fit for an organisation.

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Why so many people fail their personal goals

There are techniques we can develop to control how we perceive our personal goals that can help prevent failure, Deirdre shares some of these in this clip.

3 mins

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Workplace & work design to promote motivation

The design of workplaces and work can play a large part in the motivation and wellbeing of employees, Deirdre expands on this with some useful examples.

2 mins

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Insight of the Week

“Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.”

Joshua Marine

The Benefits of Mentorship in Business by Shay Dalton

“According to a Harvard Business Review survey, 84% of CEOs with formal mentor relationships were more likely to avoid costly mistakes and became efficient in their roles more quickly, and 71% of CEOs attribute their improved performance to their mentors.”

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