During the week I had the pleasure of addressing over one hundred 4th year students at University of Limerick as part of an Enterprise Development Module across faculties – engineers, biotech, ERASMUS and business students – and I asked them to complete the following sentence as a group: “Sometimes I win and sometimes I l….’…

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Imagine a whitewashed wall stretching out left and right in front of you. The whitewash has been freshly applied and is almost luminous in appearance in the bright sunlight shining from behind and well above you so there is no shadow interrupting your view. It’s a happy sight and brings joy to your heart in…

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I regularly have the pleasure of speaking to groups, mainly to do with my business journey and the ups and downs I’ve experienced over the past two decades. Recently when addressing a wonderful group of business people supporting each other, under the leadership of Amanda Delaney, called We Can and We Will I was asked…

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During this last week of the school summer holidays I happened to meet two individuals, who, along with myself are each advocates and students of the lifestyle vs career movement that is gathering a head of steam as our species evolves in the early part of the 21st century. David O’Neill and Mark Kelly come…

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Two weeks ago I started this discussion with the analogy that a solid business can be likened to a 3-legged stool. Three legs guarantees that a stool will always sit solidly on the floor. In my opinion (and in my experience with Carambola.ie; €7m+ annual turnover, 100+ employees) the most effective, successful and potentially sustainable businesses…

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Last week I started this discussion with the analogy that a solid business can be likened to a 3-legged stool. Three legs guarantees that a stool will always sit solidly on the floor. In my opinion (and in my experience with Carambola.ie, €7m+ annual turnover, 100+ employees) the most effective, successful and potentially sustainable businesses MUST…

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