5 things that writing a textbook taught me about creating lasting results

5 things that writing a textbook taught me about creating lasting results

🕔09:03, 5.Sep 2012

  What is your legacy work? Would you be happy to build something that will last? Together with co-authors Trudie Murray and Brian O’Connor, I wrote the Leaving Certificate Economics textbook “Positive Economics”. It was a massive undertaking, but it was

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Do you have any idea why you follow the news?

Do you have any idea why you follow the news?

🕔09:00, 22.Aug 2012

  We have a strange relationship with the news. It depresses us, we know it drains us with its constant forecast of bad, worse, and even worse, but we can’t stop following it. In a way, we are addicted to

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Is this why you stopped listening to economists?

Is this why you stopped listening to economists?

🕔21:15, 8.Aug 2012

  On the one hand, you have this article. And then on the other hand, you have that article.   This is the problem with economists!! On one hand, things are good and on the other, things are bad –

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Economic Indicators: Part 2 (National Debt, the Irish Banking Crisis and the 2010 Census)

Economic Indicators: Part 2 (National Debt, the Irish Banking Crisis and the 2010 Census)

🕔19:43, 8.May 2012

    In my experience as a public speaker, trainer and media guest, I find that a lot of people are confused by economic indicators, or find it difficult to relate these indicators to one another. I recently published two

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Economic Indicators: Part 1 (GDP, Inflation & Exchange Rates)

Economic Indicators: Part 1 (GDP, Inflation & Exchange Rates)

🕔09:39, 2.May 2012

    In my experience as a public speaker, trainer and media guest, I find that a lot of people are confused by economic indicators, or find it difficult to relate these indicators to one another. I recently published two

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What a “trader” can actually teach you about the stock market

What a “trader” can actually teach you about the stock market

🕔16:48, 20.Mar 2012

    You might remember how, in late September, a “trader” going by the name of Alessio Rastani was interviewed by the BBC. In brilliant soundbites, he explained that “governments don’t rule the world. Goldman Sachs rules the world”, that

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Who are Ireland’s exports partners? Where should we be looking for our exports?

Who are Ireland’s exports partners? Where should we be looking for our exports?

🕔17:17, 10.Oct 2011

  So, if exports are good, and you know how you can start to export, the next question is: where to? This is the last post in the series, in which I explore who our exports partners are and where

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Start exporting, export more, create an exports business – now!

Start exporting, export more, create an exports business – now!

🕔11:01, 6.Oct 2011

  By now  some of you must be thinking “Exports this, exports that… Susan, this is all well and good for people who actually have a business ! SMEs, companies… But all this doesn’t apply to me!” Or maybe you’re thinking

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Are you protected against foreign exchange exposure?

Are you protected against foreign exchange exposure?

🕔23:04, 4.Oct 2011

  As an exporter who operates outside of the Eurozone you receive payments in another currency than that of your own country: your customers pay you in their own currency. And because of this you have to juggle foreign exchange

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The “luck of the Irish”? Really? No, export growth didn’t just fall into our lap

The “luck of the Irish”? Really? No, export growth didn’t just fall into our lap

🕔14:55, 30.Sep 2011

  The “luck of the Irish” is such an overused phrase that it would seem everything we do successfully should be ascribed to luck. But in my opinion we have many successes, among them exports, that are certainly not due

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