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# insights - Monday 19 February, 2018

4 ways to choose between a new and a used car - that have nothing to do with budget
# Motor Insights
# Motor Insights

4 ways to choose between a new and a used car - that have nothing to do with budget

Feb 19th 2018, 5:16 PM 2,440 Views 0 Comments

Dermot Gallagher of MSL Park Skoda weighs in on a common car-buying dilemma.

# insights - Thursday 25 January, 2018

'Losing half a million euro changed my life - for the better'
# Coffeeangel
# Coffeeangel

'Losing half a million euro changed my life - for the better'

Jan 25th 2018, 5:49 PM 3,711 Views 1 Comment

Coffeeangel’s Karl Purdy shares some words of wisdom for people starting a coffee business.

'Moving here from the US, I found Irish businesses are terrified of the next downtown'
# Glas Eireann
# Glas Eireann

'Moving here from the US, I found Irish businesses are terrified of the next downtown'

Jan 25th 2018, 5:47 PM 3,086 Views 1 Comment

This founder left her secure government-backed job to launch a startup in Limerick.

# insights - Monday 22 January, 2018

Deciding on a new car? 7 things you need to know about engine and fuel type
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# Insights

Deciding on a new car? 7 things you need to know about engine and fuel type

Jan 22nd 2018, 3:08 PM 2,753 Views 5 Comments

David Simpson of Windsor Clonee says the future is electric.

# insights - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

'The notion you can work seven days straight is simply rubbish'
# Dalata
# Dalata

'The notion you can work seven days straight is simply rubbish'

Jan 17th 2018, 6:53 PM 1,111 Views 0 Comments

Dalata’s Pat McCann also talks about why attitude trumps skills any day.

# insights - Sunday 14 January, 2018

'I was effectively homeless as a teenager – that sort of thing leaves its mark on a young person'
# Voyager Ip
# Voyager Ip

'I was effectively homeless as a teenager – that sort of thing leaves its mark on a young person'

Jan 14th 2018, 4:00 PM 1,253 Views 0 Comments

Mark Elliott talks about what he learned from his father’s business crashing.

These simple steps will help guard your invaluable business data
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

These simple steps will help guard your invaluable business data

Jan 14th 2018, 2:00 PM 592 Views 0 Comments

If your password is ’123456′, change it now.

'Setting up a craft brewery in 1996 didn't seem like a major risk. Looking back, it definitely was'
# O'haras
# O'haras

'Setting up a craft brewery in 1996 didn't seem like a major risk. Looking back, it definitely was'

Jan 14th 2018, 11:00 AM 16,677 Views 13 Comments

Carlow Brewing Company’s Seamus O’Hara also talks about why he’d hire Michael O’Leary.

# insights - Saturday 13 January, 2018

'I was bleeding heavily while blacking out. I thought I was dying'
# Profitstick
# Profitstick

'I was bleeding heavily while blacking out. I thought I was dying'

Jan 13th 2018, 10:30 AM 1,819 Views 0 Comments

Former farmer Richard Weldon talks about how losing his arm kickstarted his new business.

# insights - Thursday 11 January, 2018

How employers can protect themselves against unfair dismissal claims
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

How employers can protect themselves against unfair dismissal claims

Jan 11th 2018, 6:32 PM 1,498 Views 0 Comments

This law expert delivers a masterclass in disciplining someone fairly.

'Setting up a craft brewery in 1996 didn't seem like a major risk. Looking back, it definitely was'
# O'haras
# O'haras

'Setting up a craft brewery in 1996 didn't seem like a major risk. Looking back, it definitely was'

Jan 11th 2018, 2:28 PM 382 Views 0 Comments

Carlow Brewing Company’s Seamus O’Hara also talks about why he’d hire Michael O’Leary.

'I was effectively homeless as a teenager – that sort of thing leaves its mark on a young person'
# Voyager Ip
# Voyager Ip

'I was effectively homeless as a teenager – that sort of thing leaves its mark on a young person'

Jan 11th 2018, 2:16 PM 559 Views 0 Comments

Mark Elliott talks about what he learned from his father’s business crashing.

'I was bleeding heavily while blacking out. I thought I was dying'
# Profitstick
# Profitstick

'I was bleeding heavily while blacking out. I thought I was dying'

Jan 11th 2018, 2:14 PM 665 Views 0 Comments

Former farmer Richard Weldon talks about how losing his arm kickstarted his new business.

# insights - Sunday 7 January, 2018

5 ways you can take the pain out of international business travel
# Tourism
From Business ETC
# Tourism

5 ways you can take the pain out of international business travel

Jan 7th 2018, 2:00 PM 1,091 Views 0 Comments

From how to pack your bags to coping with jet lag, here are some tips for avoiding travel woes.

'I talk all the time - a treat for me is to not speak to anybody for a day'
# Francis Brennan
# Francis Brennan

'I talk all the time - a treat for me is to not speak to anybody for a day'

Jan 7th 2018, 1:00 PM 19,228 Views 23 Comments

Hotelier Francis Brennan talks about his admiration for watches – and celebrity chef Neven Maguire.

# insights - Friday 29 December, 2017

'I asked myself, why should I stay as CEO? The only reasons were control, ego and power'
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From Business ETC
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'I asked myself, why should I stay as CEO? The only reasons were control, ego and power'

Dec 29th 2017, 6:00 PM 1,725 Views 0 Comments

Former aviation boss Pádraig Ó Céidigh delivers some of his life lessons in leadership.

# insights - Thursday 28 December, 2017

'I nearly went bust a couple of times - we were totally undercapitalised'
# Insights
From Business ETC
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'I nearly went bust a couple of times - we were totally undercapitalised'

Dec 28th 2017, 6:00 AM 1,867 Views 0 Comments

The outgoing chairman of Insomnia talks about growing the coffee chain to nearly 500 locations.

# insights - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

'Letting people go in the recession was really difficult - it was out of everyone's control'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'Letting people go in the recession was really difficult - it was out of everyone's control'

Dec 27th 2017, 6:00 PM 441 Views 0 Comments

Sunway boss Tanya Airey also talks about how good weather in Ireland hampers the travel business.

# insights - Monday 25 December, 2017

'I sold my home to start Lottie dolls - that was the biggest risk I've ever taken'
# Lottie And Finn
# Lottie And Finn

'I sold my home to start Lottie dolls - that was the biggest risk I've ever taken'

Dec 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 26,594 Views 3 Comments

Arklu’s Ian Harkin also talks about why he chose Donegal over London.

'Working Christmas is the norm for me. You just need to find a way to balance work and family life'
# Tourism
From Business ETC
# Tourism

'Working Christmas is the norm for me. You just need to find a way to balance work and family life'

Dec 25th 2017, 6:01 AM 2,624 Views 0 Comments

This hotelier talks about what it’s like to work on Christmas Day.

# insights - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

10 things I learned from surviving my first year in the food business
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From Business ETC
# Insights

10 things I learned from surviving my first year in the food business

Dec 20th 2017, 6:00 PM 914 Views 0 Comments

One entrepreneur gives his tips on how to launch a startup in the competitive industry.

Why now (and not January) is the perfect time to start job hunting
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Why now (and not January) is the perfect time to start job hunting

Dec 20th 2017, 12:27 PM 856 Views 0 Comments

If you haven’t started yet, it’s not too late.

# insights - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

'My first business is a haunting reminder of my complete lack of acumen then'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'My first business is a haunting reminder of my complete lack of acumen then'

Dec 19th 2017, 6:01 PM 2,327 Views 0 Comments

Blue Insurance co-founder Rowan Devereux talks about selling car gadgets and angel investing.

# insights - Monday 18 December, 2017

'I sold my home to start Lottie dolls - that was the biggest risk I've ever taken'
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

'I sold my home to start Lottie dolls - that was the biggest risk I've ever taken'

Dec 18th 2017, 6:00 PM 2,434 Views 0 Comments

Arklu’s Ian Harkin also talks about why he chose Donegal over London.

# insights - Sunday 17 December, 2017

'My biggest mistake was thinking that people you do business with will do the right thing'
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

'My biggest mistake was thinking that people you do business with will do the right thing'

Dec 17th 2017, 8:36 PM 24,569 Views 8 Comments

Chef Domini Kemp also shares some words of wisdom for people starting in the food business.

'In the recession, people asked us to park round back. They didn't want neighbours to see'
# Agribusiness
# Agribusiness

'In the recession, people asked us to park round back. They didn't want neighbours to see'

Dec 17th 2017, 3:30 PM 2,219 Views 0 Comments

Mark O’Loughlin also talks about people laughing at his business idea to sell synthetic grass in Ireland.

How you can start 'future proofing' your business for 2018... and beyond
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

How you can start 'future proofing' your business for 2018... and beyond

Dec 17th 2017, 12:00 PM 538 Views 0 Comments

‘Tis the season for making long-term plans.

# insights - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Why it's time for all Irish firms to start taking new data protection laws seriously
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

Why it's time for all Irish firms to start taking new data protection laws seriously

Dec 16th 2017, 12:00 PM 1,151 Views 0 Comments

The deadline for GDPR compliance is looming – and not being prepared isn’t an option.

# insights - Friday 15 December, 2017

'I shed a few tears that first weekend. We thought it'd be quiet but the restaurant was rammed'
# Insights
From Business ETC
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'I shed a few tears that first weekend. We thought it'd be quiet but the restaurant was rammed'

Dec 15th 2017, 5:31 PM 8,896 Views 0 Comments

Natalie McCambridge talks about coming home to run the her family’s business in the heart of Galway.

# insights - Thursday 14 December, 2017

How to make sure your office Christmas party doesn't turn into an HR nightmare
# Insights
# Insights

How to make sure your office Christmas party doesn't turn into an HR nightmare

Dec 14th 2017, 6:35 PM 942 Views 0 Comments

Here are some tips on preventing staff problems in the festive season – before they occur.

'My biggest mistake was thinking that people you do business with will do the right thing'
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

'My biggest mistake was thinking that people you do business with will do the right thing'

Dec 14th 2017, 6:33 PM 747 Views 1 Comment

Chef Domini Kemp also shares some words of wisdom for people starting in the food business.

'In the recession, people asked us to park round back. They didn't want neighbours to see'
# Insights
# Insights

'In the recession, people asked us to park round back. They didn't want neighbours to see'

Dec 14th 2017, 6:30 PM 1,279 Views 1 Comment

Mark O’Loughlin also talks about people laughing at his business idea to sell synthetic grass in Ireland.

How the 'little things' can help startup founders look after their mental health
# Health
From Business ETC
# Health

How the 'little things' can help startup founders look after their mental health

Dec 14th 2017, 6:00 PM 757 Views 0 Comments

This social entrepreneur delivers a masterclass in coping with stress.

# insights - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

'My biggest mistake was thinking that people you do business with will do the right thing'
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

'My biggest mistake was thinking that people you do business with will do the right thing'

Dec 12th 2017, 5:10 PM 2,790 Views 0 Comments

Chef Domini Kemp also shares some words of wisdom for people starting in the food business.

# insights - Sunday 10 December, 2017

How to avoid an apathetic workforce by fixing the way you communicate
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From Business ETC
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How to avoid an apathetic workforce by fixing the way you communicate

Dec 10th 2017, 2:00 PM 1,601 Views 0 Comments

Effective employee engagement is about how you share good and bad messages with staff.

# insights - Saturday 9 December, 2017

How to make sure your office Christmas party doesn't turn into an HR nightmare
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

How to make sure your office Christmas party doesn't turn into an HR nightmare

Dec 9th 2017, 2:00 PM 1,448 Views 0 Comments

Here are some tips on preventing staff problems in the festive season – before they occur.

# insights - Friday 8 December, 2017

'In the recession, people asked us to park round back. They didn't want neighbours to see'
# Insights
From Business ETC
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'In the recession, people asked us to park round back. They didn't want neighbours to see'

Dec 8th 2017, 2:59 PM 11,068 Views 0 Comments

Mark O’Loughlin also talks about people laughing at his business idea to sell synthetic grass in Ireland.

# insights - Thursday 7 December, 2017

How to deal with bad online reviews - and turn the haters into fans
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From Business ETC
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How to deal with bad online reviews - and turn the haters into fans

Dec 7th 2017, 5:05 PM 965 Views 0 Comments

This communications guru delivers a masterclass in how to handle negative comments online.

'After 9/11, my business stopped overnight and I had to let excellent people go'
# Insights
# Insights

'After 9/11, my business stopped overnight and I had to let excellent people go'

Dec 7th 2017, 2:37 PM 2,126 Views 0 Comments

Tour America’s Mary McKenna also talks about how no one believed in her business 20 years ago.

'It wasn't easy coming home to set up a company - even finding a place to live was impossible'
# Medit
# Medit

'It wasn't easy coming home to set up a company - even finding a place to live was impossible'

Dec 7th 2017, 2:35 PM 1,616 Views 0 Comments

After time in Denmark, Julie O’Donnell returned to Ireland to set up a digital agency for the health sector.

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