It’s human nature, no-one is immune, though some appear better at it than others. Stuff happens that you don’t like – someone complains about you, your product or service and you don’t like it – so what should you do? The answer is something; you should do something about it and something is usually better…

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‘The hero and the coward both feel the same fear, but the hero uses his fear and projects it onto his opponent, while the coward runs. It’s the same fear; it’s what you do with it that matters.’ I read that recently and thought it an interesting concept to explore over coffee. Fear is a…

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Wikipedia tells us; The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the one-mile-wide (1.6 km) strait connecting San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The structure links the American city of San Francisco, California – the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula – to Marin County, carrying both U.S. Route 101 and California State Route 1 across the strait. Opened on May 27th 1937 and so is eighty one this year – and…

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At first glance it may appear like you’ve read this before – I published a blog not long ago entitled Ireland – an Island at the Centre of the World – but let me tell you this goes much, much deeper. This piece is about the opportunities that abound for you and me and Ireland…

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“What did he die of?” “He died of a Wednesday – went to bed Tuesday night – woke up dead!” Some Dublinese humour (albeit a tad black) there to open up this week’s “Coffee with Colm” installment. The truth is that life is dangerous, damaging to your health, and will eventually kill you. Nothing surer….

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I don’t listen to or watch the news – haven’t done for 25 years – why? “Because it’s all negative, Colm” I hear you correctly reply. Bad news sells. Good news – the overwhelming majority of news – doesn’t so by taking our world view from the six-one news (is it still even on?) we…

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