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Alice Flynn: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

The first event entitled “Overcoming Imposter Syndrome” in the Executive Institute’s Women in Leadership series looks at how to address feelings of self doubt and inadequacy that can affect even established managers in the workplace. Ahead of the event, supported by Allianz, we sat down with our own Enterprise Sales Manager Alice Flynn to reflect on how imposter syndrome can strike even after years of experience in the field.

Imposter Syndrome: A thought pattern of self-doubt over one’s accomplishments, leading to an internal fear of being exposed as a “fraud”, particularly in a work setting.


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Renters, Landlords, Owners: Insurance for Apartments

Perhaps you own and live in your apartment; perhaps you rent an apartment; or maybe you are a landlord and rent out your apartment. In each case, you have some particular issues and risk exposures to consider in relation to your insurance needs. We will take a look at some of those as they relate to Allianz home insurance products.


If You Are an Owner Occupier

What Cover Do I Need?

If you both own and live in your apartment your insurance needs are fundamentally the same as any other home owner, meaning you need home insurance, covering both:

  1. Building(s)
  2. Contents

It may be the case that insurance cover is already arranged ...

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Supporting Your Aging or Ill Pet: Hospice and Palliative Care

It can be a difficult to talk about death, but this can leave pet owners unprepared to face the reality of a dying pet. Some vets internationally are now providing a service similar to Hospice in humans called Animal Hospice. Immediate euthanasia is no longer the only option. Animal Hospice can fill the gap between the time of receiving a diagnosis of terminal illness or old age decline, and death. It provides support up until the natural death or euthanasia of your pet.

What is Animal Hospice

Animal hospice is support and care for dying pets and their families. The service helps the pet to live the remainder of its lif...

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Ireland 2019 Rugby World Cup Guide

With the Rugby World Cup starting this month, we’ve put together some tips and advice for fans making the journey to watch the Irish team in action.

When Does the Rugby World Cup Start?

Beginning on the 20th of September, the 2019 Rugby World Cup is the ninth in the competition’s history. With it also being the first time that the 20-team tournament has been held in Asia, we are hopefully in for an exciting month of action!

Where is the Rugby World Cup in Japan?

Ireland find themselves in Pool A alongside Scotland, Russia, Samoa, and the host nation Japan. With each of these games taking place in four different stadiums i...

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What Are Personal Effects in Insurance?

You may have heard the term “personal effects” when talking to your insurance provider about your contents cover, or when referencing your home insurance policy. But what does personal effects mean?

Personal Effects Insurance Definition

In insurance, personal effects are the items that you wear or carry outside of the home on a day-to-day basis. In the context of your Allianz home insurance policy, these are the items that are covered under your policy when they’re not actually in your home. Cover for personal effects only applies once you have selected Miscellaneous Unspecified All Risks.*

*Miscellaneous Unspecified All...

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How Much Does Renter’s Insurance Cost?

Whether you are saving up to buy a home, go on a holiday, or simply treat yourself to a new phone, you likely won’t want to pay out of pocket for something unexpected like fire damage or a broken TV in your apartment. Renter’s Insurance can offer you protection that helps provide peace of mind. But what is the monthly cost of renter’s insurance, and is it worth the price?

The Basics

Starting at just €10 per month, essentially the price of a Spotify subscription, you’ll get standard cover. Your belongings are protected for up to €20,000, and you yourself are protected against a liability claim if a visitor gets injured w...

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