Ian Ruane Posts

January 9, 2017 / Panic Attacks

One in three of us will suffer from anxiety or a panic attack in our lifetime. The definition of panic is a sudden uncontrollable fear or anxiety, often causing wildly unthinking behaviour. I have never experienced an attack myself but I have seen friends suffer from one. At work there…

November 22, 2016 / Career

The Unicorn Employee is an emerging and popular trend in business. The theory suggests that Unicorn Employees are: Rare Hard to find. They will offer huge benefit to the company. They will also raise expectations and raise the bar for performance. Culturally they are a great fit with the company and they…

November 12, 2016 / People Pleaser

On my Facebook page I recently asked for suggestions for future blog posts. Inspiration was low and some of the ideas were great – thanks to all those that contributed. A suggestion put forward concerned the people pleaser, the dangers associated with it and why we sometimes fall into that trap. I…