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# insights - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

'I come across as tough and brash - kicking that habit has been a work in progress'
# Transport
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# Transport

'I come across as tough and brash - kicking that habit has been a work in progress'

Sep 19th 2017, 5:48 PM 1,020 Views 0 Comments

Cork Airport boss Niall MacCarthy talks about why it’s useful to know what annoys staff.

# insights - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Why Ireland should welcome the robots coming to 'take' our jobs
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Why Ireland should welcome the robots coming to 'take' our jobs

Sep 17th 2017, 1:00 PM 216 Views 0 Comments

The next industrial revolution will have a wide-reaching impact on the workforce.

# insights - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Secret Millionaire: 'I had many calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'
# Secret Millionaire
# Secret Millionaire

Secret Millionaire: 'I had many calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'

Sep 16th 2017, 5:00 PM 52,627 Views 16 Comments

Cara Pharmacy’s Ramona Nicholas talks about why she hates emails and her tips for interviewing.

How Irish shoppers' online habits can teach retailers to make more sales
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From Business ETC
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How Irish shoppers' online habits can teach retailers to make more sales

Sep 16th 2017, 12:00 PM 164 Views 0 Comments

Getting customers onto your site is only part of the battle.

'I get annoyed when people say it's a side project. My startup is a second full-time job'
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# Insights

'I get annoyed when people say it's a side project. My startup is a second full-time job'

Sep 16th 2017, 10:30 AM 7,225 Views 5 Comments

Setting up this education startup has been a balancing act for Amazon recruiter Alan O’Beirne.

# insights - Friday 15 September, 2017

'I wanted to make something Irish. What I ended up bottling was the smell of failure'
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

'I wanted to make something Irish. What I ended up bottling was the smell of failure'

Sep 15th 2017, 4:30 PM 1,268 Views 0 Comments

After leaving school to work as a labourer, Karl Murray found his way into the aromatherapy business.

# insights - Thursday 14 September, 2017

What this 'new luxury' store can teach brick-and-mortar retailers about savvy shop design
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

What this 'new luxury' store can teach brick-and-mortar retailers about savvy shop design

Sep 14th 2017, 6:36 PM 206 Views 0 Comments

This entrepreneur delivers a masterclass in smart shop-floor aesthetics.

'I get annoyed when people say it's a side project. My startup is a second full-time job'
# Unibrowse
# Unibrowse

'I get annoyed when people say it's a side project. My startup is a second full-time job'

Sep 14th 2017, 4:39 PM 1,507 Views 0 Comments

Setting up this education startup has been a balancing act for Amazon recruiter Alan O’Beirne.

'I had many late-night calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'
# Ramona Nicholas
# Ramona Nicholas

'I had many late-night calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'

Sep 14th 2017, 4:38 PM 4,065 Views 0 Comments

Cara Pharmacy’s Ramona Nicholas talks about why she hates emails and her tips for interviewing.

# insights - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'I had many late-night calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'I had many late-night calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'

Sep 12th 2017, 6:01 PM 9,468 Views 0 Comments

Cara Pharmacy’s Ramona Nicholas talks about why she hates emails and her tips for interviewing.

# insights - Sunday 10 September, 2017

This Irish teen quit school at 17 to launch a talent agency for online influencers
# Marketing
# Marketing

This Irish teen quit school at 17 to launch a talent agency for online influencers

Sep 10th 2017, 6:00 PM 22,205 Views 25 Comments

Conor O’Flaherty says he plans to hire up to 15 people in Galway over the next year.

How the seeds for the affordable housing crisis were sown nearly two decades ago
# Building And Property
From Business ETC
# Building And Property

How the seeds for the affordable housing crisis were sown nearly two decades ago

Sep 10th 2017, 2:00 PM 139 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s planning rules were meant to deliver affordable homes, but that approach has failed.

# insights - Saturday 9 September, 2017

The 6 essential steps anyone setting up a new business in Ireland should take
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The 6 essential steps anyone setting up a new business in Ireland should take

Sep 9th 2017, 2:00 PM 27,366 Views 0 Comments

From sorting out your business structure to getting the cash coming in, we’ve got you covered.

# insights - Friday 8 September, 2017

'I get annoyed when people say it's a side project. My startup is a second full-time job'
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From Business ETC
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'I get annoyed when people say it's a side project. My startup is a second full-time job'

Sep 8th 2017, 1:56 PM 243 Views 0 Comments

Setting up this education startup has been a balancing act for Amazon recruiter Alan O’Beirne.

# insights - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Want your product to stand out on the shelves? These are the secrets to great packaging
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From Business ETC
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Want your product to stand out on the shelves? These are the secrets to great packaging

Sep 7th 2017, 6:00 PM 66 Views 0 Comments

This graphic designer delivers a masterclass in presenting a product.

'When I left the company I founded, the first thing I did was get a dog'
# Jules Coleman
# Jules Coleman

'When I left the company I founded, the first thing I did was get a dog'

Sep 7th 2017, 3:28 PM 542 Views 1 Comment

Hassle’s Jules Coleman talks about over-hyped startup trends and her favourite interview question.

'I lost hours of my life commuting on the M50 every day – but it gave me my business idea'
# Workjuggle
# Workjuggle

'I lost hours of my life commuting on the M50 every day – but it gave me my business idea'

Sep 7th 2017, 3:27 PM 534 Views 0 Comments

After leaving corporate life, Ciara Garvan launched a startup to offer workers more flexible hours.

This Irish teen quit school at 17 to launch a talent agency for online 'influencers'
# YouTube Star
# YouTube Star

This Irish teen quit school at 17 to launch a talent agency for online 'influencers'

Sep 7th 2017, 3:14 PM 874 Views 0 Comments

Conor O’Flaherty says he plans to hire up to 15 people in Galway over the next year.

# insights - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'When I left the company I founded, the first thing I did was get a dog'
# Insights
From Business ETC
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'When I left the company I founded, the first thing I did was get a dog'

Sep 5th 2017, 6:03 PM 1,226 Views 0 Comments

Hassle’s Jules Coleman talks about over-hyped startup trends and her favourite interview question.

# insights - Saturday 2 September, 2017

How even small firms can apply the Steve Jobs touch to inspire their staff
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From Business ETC
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How even small firms can apply the Steve Jobs touch to inspire their staff

Sep 2nd 2017, 12:00 PM 43 Views 0 Comments

Telling stories that bring the best out of workers will help any business.

'For one of our first events they told us to bring food for 250 people – we sold one burger'
# Insights
# Insights

'For one of our first events they told us to bring food for 250 people – we sold one burger'

Sep 2nd 2017, 11:45 AM 27,369 Views 17 Comments

A bad leg break spurred this former marketeer to set up his own burger business.

# insights - Friday 1 September, 2017

'I lost hours of my life commuting on the M50 every day – but it gave me my business idea'
# Insights
From Business ETC
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'I lost hours of my life commuting on the M50 every day – but it gave me my business idea'

Sep 1st 2017, 6:34 PM 310 Views 0 Comments

After leaving corporate life, Ciara Garvan launched a startup to offer workers more flexible hours.

# insights - Thursday 31 August, 2017

What war rooms and 'prairie dogs' can teach you about designing a better office
# Building And Property
From Business ETC
# Building And Property

What war rooms and 'prairie dogs' can teach you about designing a better office

Aug 31st 2017, 5:31 PM 90 Views 1 Comment

This architect delivers a masterclass in workplace design.

'Let's be frank - often it's been the best man for the job, even if women were more qualified'
# Female Founders
# Female Founders

'Let's be frank - often it's been the best man for the job, even if women were more qualified'

Aug 31st 2017, 3:55 PM 413 Views 0 Comments

From quotas to paternity leave, top female founders share their thoughts on the gender divide.

'There's an illusion that entrepreneurs need to work 80 hours a week. I don't believe that'
# Steeltech Sheds
# Steeltech Sheds

'There's an illusion that entrepreneurs need to work 80 hours a week. I don't believe that'

Aug 31st 2017, 3:47 PM 1,891 Views 0 Comments

Seán Brett of Steeltech Sheds talks about cleaning toilets and how he stays focused.

'For one of our first events they told us to bring food for 250 people – we sold one burger'
# Handsome Burger
# Handsome Burger

'For one of our first events they told us to bring food for 250 people – we sold one burger'

Aug 31st 2017, 3:46 PM 1,114 Views 1 Comment

A bad leg break spurred this former marketeer to set up his own burger business.

# insights - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'There's an illusion that entrepreneurs need to work 80 hours a week. I don't believe that'
# Insights
From Business ETC
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'There's an illusion that entrepreneurs need to work 80 hours a week. I don't believe that'

Aug 29th 2017, 6:32 PM 1,679 Views 0 Comments

Seán Brett of Steeltech Sheds talks about cleaning toilets and how he stays focused.

# insights - Sunday 27 August, 2017

'Let's be frank - often it's been the best man for the job, even if women were more qualified'
# Insights
From Business ETC
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'Let's be frank - often it's been the best man for the job, even if women were more qualified'

Aug 27th 2017, 4:01 PM 868 Views 0 Comments

From quotas to paternity leave, top female founders share their thoughts on the gender divide.

A worker sacked over missing cash won €12,000 - here are the lessons for employers
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From Business ETC
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A worker sacked over missing cash won €12,000 - here are the lessons for employers

Aug 27th 2017, 1:00 PM 534 Views 0 Comments

It was found that the excuse for firing the employee was not within the ‘band of reasonable responses’.

# insights - Saturday 26 August, 2017

These are the incentives available for anyone starting a new business in Ireland
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These are the incentives available for anyone starting a new business in Ireland

Aug 26th 2017, 1:15 PM 705 Views 0 Comments

And hopefully there will be more to come for entrepreneurs in this year’s Budget.

# insights - Friday 25 August, 2017

EU workers going cold on the UK could see Ireland as an 'attractive' alternative
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EU workers going cold on the UK could see Ireland as an 'attractive' alternative

Aug 25th 2017, 5:22 PM 322 Views 0 Comments

Net migration in the UK has dipped by a quarter since last year.

'For one of our first events they told us to bring food for 250 people – we sold one burger'
# Insights
From Business ETC
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'For one of our first events they told us to bring food for 250 people – we sold one burger'

Aug 25th 2017, 2:25 PM 601 Views 0 Comments

A bad leg break spurred this former marketeer to set up his own burger business.

# insights - Thursday 24 August, 2017

'When we launched FoodCloud it didn't work at all. We had to go back to the drawing board'
# Foodcloud
# Foodcloud

'When we launched FoodCloud it didn't work at all. We had to go back to the drawing board'

Aug 24th 2017, 2:05 PM 1,327 Views 0 Comments

Iseult Ward chats about FoodCloud’s rocky launch and why she would like to hire Richard Branson.

'I was 41 and I couldn't see myself doing an ad agency job into my 50s'
# Gra For Fitness
# Gra For Fitness

'I was 41 and I couldn't see myself doing an ad agency job into my 50s'

Aug 24th 2017, 2:04 PM 934 Views 0 Comments

After 15 years in advertising, Grainne O’Driscoll decided to ditch her desk job for pilates classes.

# insights - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

'When we launched FoodCloud it didn't work at all. We had to go back to the drawing board'
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From Business ETC
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'When we launched FoodCloud it didn't work at all. We had to go back to the drawing board'

Aug 22nd 2017, 5:50 PM 2,174 Views 0 Comments

Iseult Ward chats about FoodCloud’s rocky launch and why she would like to hire Richard Branson.

# insights - Friday 18 August, 2017

'I was 41 and I couldn't see myself doing an ad agency job into my 50s'
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'I was 41 and I couldn't see myself doing an ad agency job into my 50s'

Aug 18th 2017, 5:55 PM 234 Views 0 Comments

After 15 years in advertising, Grainne O’Driscoll decided to ditch her desk job for pilates classes.

# insights - Thursday 17 August, 2017

'In the 80s, everyone wanted to be in a band. Now they all want to be in a startup'
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From Business ETC
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'In the 80s, everyone wanted to be in a band. Now they all want to be in a startup'

Aug 17th 2017, 6:00 PM 39 Views 0 Comments

This angel investor delivers a masterclass in networking at industry gatherings.

'I find risking other people's time and energy much harder than risking my own'
# Girlcrew
# Girlcrew

'I find risking other people's time and energy much harder than risking my own'

Aug 17th 2017, 2:42 PM 283 Views 0 Comments

Elva Carri talks about her life before GirlCrew and a particularly bad summer job.

'I thought I knew better than the next guy, but I still lost millions in property'
# Travelwin
# Travelwin

'I thought I knew better than the next guy, but I still lost millions in property'

Aug 17th 2017, 2:41 PM 647 Views 1 Comment

This seasoned entrepreneur talks about investment mistakes – and knowing when to move on.

# insights - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'I find risking other people's time and energy much harder than risking my own'
# Insights
From Business ETC
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'I find risking other people's time and energy much harder than risking my own'

Aug 15th 2017, 5:20 PM 572 Views 0 Comments

Elva Carri talks about her life before GirlCrew and a particularly bad summer job.