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(Almost) Everything You Need to Know About Managing Interruptions!

by Emma-Louise Elsey How focused are you? Do Interruptions Get in the Way of Achieving Your Tasks and Goals? How often do you get into a state of flow? You're super-focused, you're making fantastic progress and suddenly, you're out. You're interrupted. You pick up the phone to answer a call, you're tempted by a "ting" on your cellphone to check your messages, your friend/partner is bored and comes to talk to you, your colleague has an "urgent" (for them) request. The list goes on. Interruptions take us away from whatever we're working on. When we need a break this can be a good thing, but at its  


Are you important to your company?

By Michael Virardi I recently read a joke on LinkedIn that I would love to share with you! It was about a big corporation that hired several cannibals. “You are all part of our team now,” said the HR manager during the welcome briefing. “You get all the usual benefits and you can go to the cafeteria for something to eat, but please don’t eat any of the other employees.” The cannibals promised they would not. A few weeks later, the cannibals’ boss remarked, “You’re all working very hard, and I’m satisfied with you. However, one of our secretaries has disappeared. Do any of you know what happened to her?  


5 Companies Getting Employee Engagement Right

by Steffen MaierImprove company culture and have a team full of happy, productive and passionate people. Some companies are revered for the way they keep employees engaged and passionate about their work. Here, we share with you five of the best organizations with the most engaged staff who go the extra mile, and share the strategies and practices that keep them at the top of the employee engagement game. 1. Full Contact. Each year, this software firm offers their employees $7,500 to take a “paid paid” vacation. They literally pay them to go on holiday anywhere they like. The only rules? You  


The Human Factor in HR Analytics

Sometimes people come up to me and say: “Where is the human factor in HR analytics? You can not put a number on everything, in the end we are talking about people, right?” I really think we have to turn that around. I believe that you are forgetting the human factor if you are not applying analytics. Let me explain. Most people will agree on the fact that analytics is improving decision-making. The combination of your experience and intuition together with the use of advanced analytics will increase the value of your insights. It is the experience and intuition that allows us to focus on the right bu  


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Last Posted: 31-Aug-2017 | Total Posts: 21
  1. (Almost) Everything You Need to Know About Managing Interruptions! Irene Papadopoulou 31-Aug-2017
  2. Are you important to your company? Irene Papadopoulou 19-Jan-2017
  3. 5 Companies Getting Employee Engagement Right Irene Papadopoulou 18-Jan-2017
  4. The Human Factor in HR Analytics Irene Papadopoulou 27-Sep-2016
  5. Ενθαρρύνοντας τη δημιουργικότητα Irene Papadopoulou 12-Jul-2016
  6. Empathy Is The Most Powerful Leadership Tool Irene Papadopoulou 12-Jul-2016
  7. How to Practice Mindfulness Throughout Your Work Day Irene Papadopoulou 07-Jul-2016
  8. Why Strategy & Execution May Be King, But Culture Is King Kong Irene Papadopoulou 05-Jul-2016
  9. What can we learn from Denmark on happiness at work Irene Papadopoulou 07-Jan-2016
  10. Google has found that its most successful teams have 5 traits in common Irene Papadopoulou 03-Dec-2015
  11. Zombie Employees Are Killing Your Business, And You’re Creating Them Irene Papadopoulou 08-Sep-2015
  12. Why We Can No Longer Rely Only On Schools And Companies For Professional And Personal Development Irene Papadopoulou 31-Aug-2015
  13. Why "I" Statements are Essential for Effective Communication Irene Papadopoulou 13-Jan-2015
  14. Five Steps to Effective, High-Functioning Teams Irene Papadopoulou 20-Nov-2014
  15. 4 Steps to Living Your Leadership Legacy Irene Papadopoulou 13-Oct-2014
  16. Tactics for Asking Good Follow-Up Questions Irene Papadopoulou 12-Sep-2014
  17. Talent at the Tipping Point Irene Papadopoulou 07-Jul-2014