Book review: The Airbnb Story, by Leigh Gallagher

Book review: The Airbnb Story, by Leigh Gallagher

🕔13:05, 26.Mar 2018

Can you believe that last week-end, I slept in an AirBnB for the very first time? Yes, in 2018! That’s because today, I’m reviewing The Airbnb Story by Leigh Gallagher, and so I had to see for myself. I’ve been

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What is the Irish position in Brexit developments? A Brexit Irish SWOT analysis

What is the Irish position in Brexit developments? A Brexit Irish SWOT analysis

🕔19:08, 27.Feb 2018

What is the Irish position in Brexit developments? As I am writing this piece, I am sitting in a “boulangerie” on the “Avenue of the Americas” in New York. The European influence is everywhere in this beautiful patisserie – the

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Book review: 50 Things that Made the Modern Economy, by Tim Harford

Book review: 50 Things that Made the Modern Economy, by Tim Harford

🕔19:42, 19.Feb 2018

What do barbed wire, radars and the double entry accounting system have in common? They changed the world, to give it the shape we know today. In this Facebook Live, I review Tim Harford’s amazing book, 50 Things That Made The

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How To Invest In The Stock Market As A Beginner

How To Invest In The Stock Market As A Beginner

🕔18:24, 19.Feb 2018

How to invest in the stock market as a beginner On so many occasions, I get asked “If I was to start investing from absolute scratch, what should I do?” This is often followed by “Should I read the paper

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How To Avoid A Financial Midlife Crisis

How To Avoid A Financial Midlife Crisis

🕔10:13, 20.Jan 2018

How to avoid a financial midlife crisis On Saturday 20 January, 2018, I was a guest on The Business on RTÉ Radio 1 , to talk about avoiding a financial midlife crisis. You might think a “financial midlife crisis” is the crisis brought

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Book Review: STAR – Leadership Behaviours for Stellar SME Growth, by Will McKee and John McKee

Book Review: STAR – Leadership Behaviours for Stellar SME Growth, by Will McKee and John McKee

🕔20:00, 10.Jan 2018

On 10 January 2018, I did a Facebook live video book review from the board room of DCU Invent. I wanted to talk about a great book that has informed my thinking for the better part of a year, STAR: Leadership

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Adaptable business: have opportunities land in your lap with this one mindset shift

Adaptable business: have opportunities land in your lap with this one mindset shift

🕔18:15, 10.Jan 2018

What’s an essential, vital success skill that business owners and salespeople absolutely can’t do without? A skill that, if they have it, will guarantee their success, and if they don’t have it, will precipitate their downfall? Business acumen? An ability

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The Future of Europe: Six Areas to Watch

The Future of Europe: Six Areas to Watch

🕔17:33, 10.Jan 2018

What’s the future of Europe? When you mention Europe or the EU in Ireland or in the UK these days, the first thing – and perhaps the only thing – that comes to mind is Brexit. What will happen, what

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How Investors And Business Owners Think About Opportunities: The Investing and Business Value Proposition of Vietnam

How Investors And Business Owners Think About Opportunities: The Investing and Business Value Proposition of Vietnam

🕔23:43, 11.Dec 2017

The first thing that hits you is the heat, then it’s the number of people in such a relatively small space and then, the biggest thing of all is the chaotically efficient (or efficiently chaotic!) experience on the roads. I

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Book review: Peers Inc, by Robin Chase

Book review: Peers Inc, by Robin Chase

🕔18:19, 11.Dec 2017

On 11 December, I did a Facebook Live video from Mechelen, Belgium. In this book review I talk about a truly paradigm-changing book that I studied heavily for my Master’s: Peers Inc, by Robin Chase. (Watch my book review of

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