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# insights - Monday 14 August, 2017

How good managers can stop themselves from making bad decisions
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How good managers can stop themselves from making bad decisions

Aug 14th 2017, 1:51 PM 100 Views 0 Comments

A single workday can involve a range of choices – here are some tools to help you make the right ones.

# insights - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Why gender imbalance isn't just a bad look - it's also bad for business
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Why gender imbalance isn't just a bad look - it's also bad for business

Aug 13th 2017, 1:00 PM 255 Views 0 Comments

Major firms in Ireland are missing out on fresh opinions because of their lack of diversity at the top.

# insights - Saturday 12 August, 2017

How Irish managers can run better projects by being more like Donald Trump
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How Irish managers can run better projects by being more like Donald Trump

Aug 12th 2017, 1:00 PM 41 Views 0 Comments

Sure the US president isn’t perfect, but hear us out on this one.

# insights - Friday 11 August, 2017

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

Aug 11th 2017, 2:55 PM 894 Views 0 Comments

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

# insights - Thursday 10 August, 2017

The deal-breakers that could cost you a place on Ireland's top startup programmes
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The deal-breakers that could cost you a place on Ireland's top startup programmes

Aug 10th 2017, 4:54 PM 67 Views 0 Comments

This entrepreneur delivers a masterclass in applying for a business accelerator.

'My worst job was gutting chickens': The founder of €300m Irish tech firm Movidius
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'My worst job was gutting chickens': The founder of €300m Irish tech firm Movidius

Aug 10th 2017, 2:23 PM 788 Views 0 Comments

David Moloney talks about how the best advice he ever got led him to start the company.

'We sold out three days after launch, but then panic set in. We had no money to buy stock'
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'We sold out three days after launch, but then panic set in. We had no money to buy stock'

Aug 10th 2017, 2:22 PM 2,547 Views 1 Comment

From digital marketing to selling hoverboards, Daniel Nugent’s next idea is making computer glasses cool.

# insights - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'My worst job was gutting chickens': The founder of €300m Irish tech firm Movidius
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'My worst job was gutting chickens': The founder of €300m Irish tech firm Movidius

Aug 8th 2017, 6:01 PM 1,612 Views 0 Comments

David Moloney talks about how the best advice he ever got led him to start the company.

A recent court case shows that the concept of 'buyer beware' is still alive and well
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A recent court case shows that the concept of 'buyer beware' is still alive and well

Aug 8th 2017, 1:24 PM 217 Views 0 Comments

The Supreme Court had to decide whether an estate agent was liable for overstating the size of a property.

# insights - Sunday 6 August, 2017

'When my dad was let go, I remember thinking I never want to be in that situation'
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'When my dad was let go, I remember thinking I never want to be in that situation'

Aug 6th 2017, 5:00 PM 23,435 Views 8 Comments

Seeing his father lose his job inspired Keith Moran to one day set up his own business.

What an Aer Lingus labour case can teach firms about forcing staff to speak English
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What an Aer Lingus labour case can teach firms about forcing staff to speak English

Aug 6th 2017, 1:00 PM 263 Views 0 Comments

The recent court ruling followed accusations of discrimination at the airline.

# insights - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Launching a startup business? Here's how to get your taxes in order
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Launching a startup business? Here's how to get your taxes in order

Aug 5th 2017, 3:00 PM 491 Views 0 Comments

This is the essential advice you’ll need for taking the plunge with a new enterprise.

# insights - Friday 4 August, 2017

'We sold out three days after launch, but then panic set in. We had no money to buy stock'
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'We sold out three days after launch, but then panic set in. We had no money to buy stock'

Aug 4th 2017, 5:42 PM 215 Views 0 Comments

From digital marketing to selling hoverboards, Daniel Nugent’s next idea is making computer glasses cool.

# insights - Thursday 3 August, 2017

'Organising events is nerve-racking - your reputation is on the line'
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'Organising events is nerve-racking - your reputation is on the line'

Aug 3rd 2017, 5:33 PM 85 Views 1 Comment

This entrepreneur delivers a masterclass in pulling off a first-time convention.

'So much of fintech is people giving stuff away for free. It's not sustainable'
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# Currencyfair

'So much of fintech is people giving stuff away for free. It's not sustainable'

Aug 3rd 2017, 3:04 PM 477 Views 0 Comments

Brett Meyers of CurrencyFair tells us what sector he thinks is the most over-hyped.

'When my dad was let go, I remember thinking I never want to be in that situation'
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# Sl Controls

'When my dad was let go, I remember thinking I never want to be in that situation'

Aug 3rd 2017, 3:03 PM 245 Views 0 Comments

Seeing his father lose his job inspired Keith Moran to one day set up his own business.

# insights - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

'So much of fintech is people giving stuff away for free. It's not sustainable'
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From Business ETC
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'So much of fintech is people giving stuff away for free. It's not sustainable'

Aug 1st 2017, 6:03 PM 1,105 Views 0 Comments

Brett Meyers of CurrencyFair tells us what sector he thinks is the most over-hyped.

# insights - Sunday 30 July, 2017

How to avoid 'pressing the nuclear button' in business and winding up in court
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How to avoid 'pressing the nuclear button' in business and winding up in court

Jul 30th 2017, 3:00 PM 30 Views 0 Comments

Litigation is rarely necessary when you take emotion out of the equation.

# insights - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Mattress Mick: 'Michael O'Leary doesn't care what people think. I've tried to model what he does'
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# Life In Business

Mattress Mick: 'Michael O'Leary doesn't care what people think. I've tried to model what he does'

Jul 29th 2017, 9:30 PM 32,795 Views 16 Comments

Michael Flynn tells us what he would be doing if he wasn’t selling mattresses.

Why every business needs to run experiments - and how to go about doing it
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Why every business needs to run experiments - and how to go about doing it

Jul 29th 2017, 3:00 PM 110 Views 0 Comments

You don’t need to build a lab, something as simple as an email campaign can be a testing ground.

# insights - Friday 28 July, 2017

'When my dad was let go, I remember thinking I never want to be in that situation'
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'When my dad was let go, I remember thinking I never want to be in that situation'

Jul 28th 2017, 5:20 PM 590 Views 0 Comments

Seeing his father lose his job inspired Keith Moran to one day set up his own business.

# insights - Thursday 27 July, 2017

'If Facebook's taking 360-degree videos seriously, so should you'
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'If Facebook's taking 360-degree videos seriously, so should you'

Jul 27th 2017, 6:12 PM 38 Views 0 Comments

This video guru delivers a masterclass in making a compelling clip on a budget.

'At the start we totally underestimated how shelf life works. It could have bankrupted the business'
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# Propercorn

'At the start we totally underestimated how shelf life works. It could have bankrupted the business'

Jul 27th 2017, 3:22 PM 1,437 Views 0 Comments

Cassandra Stavrou double jobbed and moved home to save €10,000 to start her popcorn company.

'Michael O'Leary doesn't care what people think. I've tried to model what he does'
# Mattress Mick
# Mattress Mick

'Michael O'Leary doesn't care what people think. I've tried to model what he does'

Jul 27th 2017, 3:20 PM 807 Views 0 Comments

Michael Flynn tells us what he would be doing if he wasn’t selling mattresses.

# insights - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

'Michael O'Leary doesn't care what people think. I've tried to model what he does'
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'Michael O'Leary doesn't care what people think. I've tried to model what he does'

Jul 25th 2017, 6:01 PM 1,509 Views 0 Comments

Michael Flynn tells us what he would be doing if he wasn’t selling mattresses.

# insights - Sunday 23 July, 2017

'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'
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'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'

Jul 23rd 2017, 6:00 PM 13,039 Views 9 Comments

During his many years in startups, Jonathan Maliepaard has seen the same mistakes repeated.

'I’m actually quite introverted. I have to do a lot of mental preparation for public speaking'
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'I’m actually quite introverted. I have to do a lot of mental preparation for public speaking'

Jul 23rd 2017, 3:30 PM 12,768 Views 4 Comments

Republic of Work’s DC Cahalane tells us about his worst job, bad habits and penchant for gin.

These are the lessons small businesses can learn from elite teams in the Tour de France
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These are the lessons small businesses can learn from elite teams in the Tour de France

Jul 23rd 2017, 3:01 PM 76 Views 0 Comments

Three key takeaways from this year’s 21-day race.

# insights - Saturday 22 July, 2017

6 things that will help you generate more free publicity for your business
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6 things that will help you generate more free publicity for your business

Jul 22nd 2017, 3:00 PM 44 Views 0 Comments

PR isn’t advertising, but it is one of the best promotion tools at your disposal.

# insights - Friday 21 July, 2017

'At the start we totally underestimated how shelf life works. It could have bankrupted the business'
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'At the start we totally underestimated how shelf life works. It could have bankrupted the business'

Jul 21st 2017, 1:37 PM 102 Views 0 Comments

Cassandra Stavrou double jobbed and moved home to save €10,000 to start her popcorn company.

# insights - Thursday 20 July, 2017

How to prepare for the new privacy laws 'with teeth' - and avoid huge fines for breaking them
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From Business ETC
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How to prepare for the new privacy laws 'with teeth' - and avoid huge fines for breaking them

Jul 20th 2017, 5:30 PM 209 Views 0 Comments

This consultant delivers a masterclass in how SMEs should prepare for the GDPR.

'I’m actually quite introverted. I have to do a lot of mental preparation for public speaking'
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'I’m actually quite introverted. I have to do a lot of mental preparation for public speaking'

Jul 20th 2017, 2:37 PM 672 Views 0 Comments

Republic of Work’s DC Cahalane tells us about his worst job, bad habits and penchant for gin.

'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'
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'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'

Jul 20th 2017, 2:36 PM 300 Views 0 Comments

During his many years in startups, Jonathan Maliepaard has seen the same mistakes repeated.

# insights - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'I’m actually quite introverted. I have to do a lot of mental preparation for public speaking'
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From Business ETC
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'I’m actually quite introverted. I have to do a lot of mental preparation for public speaking'

Jul 18th 2017, 6:01 PM 1,067 Views 0 Comments

Republic of Work’s DC Cahalane tells us about his worst job, bad habits and penchant for gin.

# insights - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Why Ireland needs better share incentives to help smaller firms keep their staff
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Why Ireland needs better share incentives to help smaller firms keep their staff

Jul 16th 2017, 3:00 PM 36 Views 0 Comments

The Minister for Finance recently said he planned to follow through on an improved SME scheme.

# insights - Saturday 15 July, 2017

What a recent discrimination case can teach employers about mandatory retirement
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What a recent discrimination case can teach employers about mandatory retirement

Jul 15th 2017, 3:00 PM 76 Views 0 Comments

A Knock Airport bartender was ‘surprised’ to learn he had to retire at 65.

# insights - Friday 14 July, 2017

'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'
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From Business ETC
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'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'

Jul 14th 2017, 3:04 PM 247 Views 0 Comments

During his many years in startups, Jonathan Maliepaard has seen the same mistakes repeated.

# insights - Thursday 13 July, 2017

'Good writing is like a pint of Guinness – you have to let it settle'
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From Business ETC
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'Good writing is like a pint of Guinness – you have to let it settle'

Jul 13th 2017, 6:00 PM 64 Views 0 Comments

This copywriter delivers a masterclass in improving your writing skills.

'Sometimes festivals just don't work for us. The food doesn't sell and you lose a lot of money'
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'Sometimes festivals just don't work for us. The food doesn't sell and you lose a lot of money'

Jul 13th 2017, 3:11 PM 532 Views 1 Comment

Over the years, Kanum’s Marc Fitzharris has learned when it’s the right time to cut your losses.

'It's easy on social media to look successful. I was all smiles online but a mess inside'
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'It's easy on social media to look successful. I was all smiles online but a mess inside'

Jul 13th 2017, 3:10 PM 2,095 Views 6 Comments

After managing hotels in the Middle East, Shane Ryan came back to Ireland to launch a healthy food startup.