9 results for author: Yinka Opaneye


Win-Win Business Philosophy in Interpersonal Negotiations

The term “Negotiation” at the most fundamental level defines the process of trying to resolve differences between people. Negotiation is a process that occurs in the day-to-day activities of everyone. This makes the skill of effective negotiation a ...
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The Extrovert Premium

Most people have taken a Myers-Briggs assessment: whether the professionally certified version or a free online session via a pop-up window. Many people proudly proclaim their ‘diagnosis’ on resumes, job profiles and even dating sites(!) What those ...
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Every Office Needs a Rob!

One of the biggest problems which we have in HR how to measure people's impact and turn the field into a valid science. I recall reading during my MA Human Resource Management the works of Professor Mayo listing the many ways to measure people’s impact on ...
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Startup Growth Via Remote Working

What do you do when one of your best team members from the tech team suddenly needs to return to their home country? It’s an unavoidable situation like... a family crisis. Do you simply let them go and hope you’ll find someone to replace them? Or do you ...
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Executive Rewards: Paying for Success

Some of the biggest British companies have been asked by the officials to justify the extensive pay gap between the executives and their companies’ staff. This is part of the rules that came into force with the Executive Rewards report. The Executive ...
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Role of Modern HR Technology in Finding Great Employees

According to the 2017 McKinsey research on Attracting and Retaining the Right Talent, 82% of the business leaders think their companies are not hiring the right candidates, while only 7% believe that they can retain their highly-skilled employees. Do you ...
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The Power of Forgiveness

On 6th September, a long newscycle ago, a policewoman (Amber Guyger, 31) walked into an apartment. Mistaking the abode for hers she shot a man, blankly as he sat unaware of her unease, on the sofa. Through fear for her own life, Guyger opened fire and killed ...
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Startup Leaders and the Growing Workplace Toxicity in the Tech Community

The business world is on the lookout for the next tech hero to appear. They’re on the hunt for the likes of Gates and Zuckerberg who have rocked the world with their innovations and have propelled mankind into integrating technology with our daily lives. ...
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Flat Organisations and Employee Retention

Flatter organisations are better at creating more transparent work environments. Communication across and between departments and teams are quicker and generally better than in traditional hierarchical structures. They are also perceived to be less "bureauc...
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