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Executing your vision in volatile times

Many leaders struggle to adjust and align in knotty situations, but it is possible to lead with clarity in a VUCA world. We are in a VUCA world: volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. Technologically, economically, politically, environmentally and socially, the sands are shifting beneath our feet. Change is now no longer confined to organisations: it… Read More Executing your vision in volatile times

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How to become a better leader

Enhance your leadership skills with Fiona Buckley’s eight simple steps. Every element in business is subject to continuous change and leadership skills are not immune to this. We need to continually evolve our leadership style and approach. If you are in a leadership role for a long time, it may be time to review and… Read More How to become a better leader

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What is the role of CAs in society?

By Hannah Downie As a CA and ICAS policy expert, the “big issues” are never far from Bruce Cartwright’s mind. So it is fitting that his first initiative as CEO, Challenging Conversations, seeks to tackle them. For Bruce Cartwright, challenging the status quo comes with the territory of being a chartered accountant. “As a CA,… Read More What is the role of CAs in society?

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ICAS launches The Power of One

By Michael McGlinchey. CEO Anton Colella announces The Power of One – a major initiative to support members in ethical leadership. ICAS CEO Anton Colella has called for a new era of personal responsibility across the business world, as he launched The Power of One business ethics initiative. “The Power of One” provides new resources… Read More ICAS launches The Power of One

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Storynomics at Killarney’s Learning Resort

One of the world’s best known storytelling coaches was in Ireland in May to deliver his internationally acclaimed Storynomics seminar to an audience of senior business executives. Daisy Downes reports. Robert McKee, a Fulbright Scholar and one of the most sought-after storytelling speakers in the world, was in Killarney in May 2015 to deliver his internationally… Read More Storynomics at Killarney’s Learning Resort

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How to Build a Good Rapport with Your Colleagues

By Ben Carpenter Four things you can do to keep a positive reputation with your colleagues. Many employees believe they have to worry about pleasing only their higher-ups; the reality is that your boss’s perception of you is largely going to be a reflection of how everybody else in the company sees you. If many,… Read More How to Build a Good Rapport with Your Colleagues