1% Extra Newsletter 23-09-22

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’. 

The problem with workplace wellbeing programmes

Despite being an $8bn industry, workplace wellness programmes are generally ineffective, Deirdre shares her thoughts as to why.

2 mins

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The effect 5 mins in nature has on wellness & motivation

Deirdre is part of a team of researchers who study the effect micro interventions in nature have on our motivation and wellbeing.

3 mins

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How to protect proactive staff stress and demotivation

Whilst proactive staff are generally positive team members, Deirdre’s research has shown they can become demotivated too.

2 mins

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Insight of the Week

“Brilliant thinking is rare, but courage is in even shorter supply than genius.”

Peter Thiel

10 Traits of a Great Leader
by Shay Dalton

“There is more to leadership than being the smartest or most charismatic individual in a room. Leaders influence and inspire through action. They determine the company culture from the top-down. But what truly makes a leader great? And why is great leadership so important? “

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