This Working Life: ‘Focusing on the positive and drowning out negative voices is really very effective’

The power of positive thinking goes a long way towards succeeding in business, according to Thia Hennessy of Cork University Business School

3rd May, 2020
This Working Life: ‘Focusing on the positive and drowning out negative voices is really very effective’
Thia Hennessy, dean of Cork University Business School, has a background in agri-business

Thia Hennessy is dean of Cork University Business School. Hennessy joined the university in 2016 to take up a professorship in food business and was appointed to her current role the following year. Prior to that, she spent 18 years at Teagasc, most recently in the role of head of economic research. Cork University Business School has more than 3,500 students and 150 staff.

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