'People will do anything for you if they are learning and if they feel appreciated’
Be a good listener and have a positive attitude even when you’re not really feeling it, according to Deirdre Mortell of Social Innovation Fund Ireland
Someone close to me advised me to get into business, because it would allow me to have a “real career”. That was really bad advice.
One of my pet hates is this widespread view that people who work in the non-profit sector somehow couldn’t hack it in the “real world” – whatever that is.
In my experience, non-profit leaders are typically talented and agile – and boy, can they...
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This Working Life: Beware of the cultural gaps when entering new online markets
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Interview with Pat Lucey of Aspira: ‘People who are curious about a job will learn a whole lot more than those who just want to get the job done’
Aspira chief executive Pat Lucey learned from a mentor the value of surrounding himself with ‘learn-it-all people’, rather than know-it-all people