We had a Bewley’s Cafe Franchise in Limerick. It failed. At the time I met The Man on the Train, I already knew my business was in trouble, suffering from the early signs of what became our Perfect Storm. Those early signs included falling sales due to new customer eating habits at the turn of the century, a…

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Why do some people get ahead while most don’t? What sets the achievers apart? I meet lots of people who are desperately struggling to break free, to get their businesses, finances, personal lives to the next level, yet despite months, years or sometimes even decades of forced effort, they remain stuck under some apparent glass…

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He (or she) who collects the most nos in the quickest amount of time wins! Simple. Everything is a numbers game, everything! Wayne Gretzky is a ‘Hall of Fame” honoured ice hockey player who scored just shy of 3,000 points in a stellar career, almost 50% higher than his nearest rival who clocked less than…

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Is it a fair assumption that whether Michael O’Leary gets up and go to the office today or not, they will get paid? Of course it is. Today I explore why. What makes a Richard Branson a Richard Branson, a Michael O’Leary a Michael O’Leary and a Warren Buffett a Warren Buffett? Is it luck?…

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