Book review: The Start-up of You

I constantly get asked what book on Networking I would recommend, and I always suggest The Startup of You by Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha.

Companies and Networking

If you don’t shape your career other people and other events will shape it – how true is that given recent developments.

Me Inc

The year is 1997. The magazine is Fast Company. The article is titled “The Brand Called You”. Written by legendary management consultant Tom Peters the gist of the article is that we are all Chairman, CEO and Marketing Director of our own company called “Me Inc.”

The Day That’s In It – Ireland and Soft Power

Professor Joseph Nye of Harvard University, back in the 1990’s, coined the term “Soft Power” which he believed countries possess in varying degrees. Soft Power is the ability for a country to achieve its goals through attraction rather than coercion. Soft Power matters – it has a real impact on the decisions people make. Hard […]

Networking: Key to Progress

According to a recent report from LinkedIn Learning, strengthening a soft skill is one of the best investments you can make in your career. 57% of senior leaders today say soft skills are more important than hard skills…

The Power of Networking

You are alive mural - Maser Art

This video which was released today by Failte Ireland was directed by Anne Zahan who works with ‘In the company of Huskies’, a Dublin based digital marketing agency. Anne is from Toronto without a drop of Irish blood but…