BECKSearch:bringing together a range of groups from all over the wider Irish community in New Zealand.

BECKSearch:bringing together a range of groups from all over the wider Irish community in New Zealand.

🕔19:22, 6.Feb 2020

The Irish Embassy in New Zealand invited me to facilitate an event bringing together a range of groups from all over the wider Irish community in New Zealand. Here are some key things that we did together that contributed to

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The five key things that made the difference in my career (so far)

The five key things that made the difference in my career (so far)

🕔10:29, 30.Jan 2020

Tonight I shared the five key things that made the biggest difference in my career so far with a most wonderful audience at Workday in Auckland, New Zealand in association with the Irish Business Network New Zealand and the Irish

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Positive Economist FaceBook Live –  A Spotlight on Housing

Positive Economist FaceBook Live – A Spotlight on Housing

🕔23:32, 21.Jan 2020

During our Facebook Live video today, I took our viewers on a whistle-stop tour of the Irish housing market. In 2020, the government expects to spend €2.56 billion on housing and this is more than double the amount spent during

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Reflections on Deep Work

Reflections on Deep Work

🕔17:30, 13.Jan 2020

I had a client meeting in #Barbados this month and decided to extend my trip, take an AirBnB for five days on my own and focus on the “Deep Work” (Cal Newport style) that would really matter to the business in the

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Key opportunities and issues facing Irish business – the international view.

Key opportunities and issues facing Irish business – the international view.

🕔20:04, 12.Dec 2019

In November 2019, I was invited by Irish International Business Network to present the closing remarks at their annual conference in London. While reflecting on the insights shared on the Eurostar to Belgium the next morning, I recorded this whistle-stop

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Positive Economics FaceBook Live – A Brexit update, super productive economic resources and time management in exams

Positive Economics FaceBook Live – A Brexit update, super productive economic resources and time management in exams

🕔22:32, 5.Dec 2019

Tonight, I hosted our very first Positive Economics FaceBook Live! At the launch of our new book last year, we promised to give teachers and students a regular, dynamic update on what’s going on in the national and international economy

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If you put your money where your values are,  what happens the value of your money?

If you put your money where your values are, what happens the value of your money?

🕔14:44, 23.Aug 2019

If you put your money where your values are, what happens the value of your money? In July 2019, the first ESG ETF in Europe surpassed €1 billion AUM (assets under management). That was a big deal. It is the UBS

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Affecting the Bottom Line: Does wellness in the workplace offer a return on investment?

Affecting the Bottom Line: Does wellness in the workplace offer a return on investment?

🕔16:00, 9.Apr 2019

Affecting the Bottom Line: Does wellness in the workplace offer a return on investment? “Wellness in the Workplace” has gained a lot of attention recently and many large companies are now participating in such initiatives… aren’t they? Take activity trackers:

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The Future of Retail: it’s data, yes – but not only

The Future of Retail: it’s data, yes – but not only

🕔21:56, 19.Mar 2019

The Future of Retail I was recently an MC at the 16thDublin Economic Monitor about the Future of Retail (7thFebruary 2019) Some fascinating numbers from the event: “Croke Park and a half”: an extra 33,000 people have found employment in Dublin

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Book review: Build A Business From Your Kitchen Table

Book review: Build A Business From Your Kitchen Table

🕔20:09, 13.Mar 2019

Sophie and Holly founded NotOnTheHighStreet.com in 2006. A decade later, it is a thriving online marketplace, offering thousands and thousands unique handcrafted gifts made by designers and small creative businesses. In Build A Business From Your Kitchen Table, Sophie and

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