The Link Between Empathy and your Bottom Line
Diversity breeds Innovation
It is said that the milennials, in their search for meaning, are driving this need for "something more".
This really interesting article highlights how the World of Work is responding. Empathy index anyone?
The link between your language and your stress levels
Are diverse companies really more innovative? Rocío Lorenzo and her team surveyed 171 companies to find out -- and the answer was a clear yes. In a talk that will help you build a better, more robust company, Lorenzo dives into the data and explains how your company can start producing fresher, more creative ideas by treating diversity as a competitive advantage.
Slow at Work by Aoife McElwain
Read this to understand more!
The benefits for Organisations who appropriately support Women on Maternity Leave
It was really lovely to meet with and be part of a panel with Aoife some years back discussing the merits and challenges of slowing down. Her recent book on the topic is so well worth a read. She talked to me - and many, many others - as she researched the topic in more depth
Work Life Balance - Human/Jobbio Blog entry
DCU recently presented their findings on research carried out in relation to the experiences of Maternity leave, whereby they interviewed Mothers, Managers and Organisations.
Dr Yseult Freeney explains, “Our research shows that maternity leave forms a critical juncture for many women in their careers.
Work-Life Balance: Why There is No Quick Fix
In our culture, we tend to value a quick fix. A pill to cure the ail. Something that will alleviate the problem immediately with minimum fuss and as little effort … Continue reading
Reciprocal Mentoring - HBR - Men do not need to "rescue" Women
Work has been so busy and my diary has been filled with so many client facing delivery dates of late, such that I had forgotten the joys of taking some time - during a work day even! - to sit and read, and regroup and think a little!
So I found THIS a real treat, when I did manage to carve out some time recently.
Morningness and Eveningness - and workplace flexibility
As the #metoo movement shows no signs of slowing down, I was really interested to read this Harvard Business Review article by Brad Johnson and David Smith, and the really real effects this movement, amongst other factors is having on how Men are perceiving their role of Mentor to Women.
Interesting to read this article last night, on the whole idea of some people being better in the morning and some better at night. When we studied it years ago it made a lot of sense - some people wake up more at night, some bounce out of bed in the mornings…