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Great to Greater: Bringing Ikon Higher

A Client Story

by Dave A. Barry on 10-04-2019

To reduce the risk of losing valued business or talent, for Ikon Hair Cork's team, clients and other stakeholders, was: 1. WHY/HOW Ikon operates (Culture) 2. WHAT's Ikon's plan (Strategy) 3. WHO Ikon values (People) connected i.e. defined, linked and communicated? In theory, yes. Irrelevant of business sector or size though, and with War for Talent 2.0 i...

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Are we really "getting" Diversity & Inclusion?

D&I Global Connection

by Dave A. Barry on 28-03-2019

Hope you are all enjoying this fine Spring weather. Yesterday, I attended an insightful 'How to Build a Diverse & Inclusive Workplace' webinar, hosted by Talivest's own David Kenny and featuring Vessy.com founder Vessy Tasheva, CPL HR Director Sharon Vize and FUTURENEERZ Managing Director Ciara Kelly. From a Conexion.ie start-up perspective, I had a major aha moment during the webin...

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Who Needs Connection?

Joining Organizational Dots

by Dave A. Barry on 28-02-2019

For your employees, customers and candidates, is: 1. WHY/HOW you operate (Culture) 2. WHAT's your plan (Strategy) 3. WHO you value (People) connected i.e. defined, linked and communicated? Organizationally and individually, it can be, bringing your company higher. Last month, we published a blog here titled Welcome to Conexion.ie, containing the ...

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Blue Monday, but good things ahead...

by Dave A. Barry on 21-01-2019

Hi, Last Friday, I attended a highly-inspiring Cork Chamber Skillnet 'Kick Off 2019 & be the Best Version of You!' event at River Lee Hotel Cork, featuring motivational speaker Ryan O'Reilly. SO many takeaways, but one of the key for 2019 was/is to write down 3 Grateful-For's right now as we launch into the year ahead. In this spirit, and on a very dreary Blue Monday, wanted to shar...

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Welcome to Conexion.ie

Bringing HR Higher

by Dave A. Barry on 04-01-2019

Happy New Year, and hope you had a great Christmas. Back in October, I published a LinkedIn article titled What is it about me, October and change?, containing the following paragraph: 'Now is the time for me to finally establish my own consultancy. In the midst of same right now, it will focus on connecting culture, strategy & HR to attract and retain talent, and bring com...

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