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May 18, 2017
When to say Yes, when to say No

When to say Yes, when to say No

Let me give you my take on saying ‘yes’ and saying ‘no.’ There will always be trade-offs When I work with people on time management and organisational skills, I emphasise that in these days of constant connection and never-ending ‘to do’ lists, when it comes to managing our time and […]
May 18, 2017
I want to worry less

I want to worry less

We all use the words worry, anxiousness and nervousness, to describe how we feel when we are operating outside our comfort zones. Experiencing these emotions is part of being human. For me, these emotions are the watered-down versions of the great disabler, namely fear. Somehow, we will accept and tolerate […]
May 8, 2017
WIN2017

See me in action

I was delighted to speak at WIN2017 (Womens Inspire Network) in Cork on April 5th. There were so many inspiring stories shared, fantastic networking and my own notebook was filled with insights and practical action points. The brainchild of the dynamic Samantha Kelly (@tweetinggoddess) and expertly MC’s by Ruth Scott, […]
April 19, 2017
James Sweetman Keynote Speaker

Boost your confidence as a presenter

Do people really fear public speaking more than death? We’ve heard that quote many times, but does it really mean that at a funeral, more people would prefer to be in the coffin than deliver the eulogy? Of course at the heart of the fear of public speaking is really […]
April 2, 2017
Grow your Business

Grow your Business – new eBook

I’m delighted to announce the launch of my latest eBook – ‘Grow your Business by Adding more Value.’ If you are a sole trader, entrepreneur or small business owner and are seeking to expand your business, then this is the eBook for you. ‘Grow your Business by Adding more Value’ […]
March 24, 2017
Networking

Network like a pro – making the most of a conference

We’ve all been there, walking into a room full of people, knowing no one, searching for a familiar face, feeling vulnerable. We go to conferences and workshops to learn and to network, but to maximise the experience we have to find a way to move through that feeling of awkwardness […]
March 3, 2017
Overcoming Workaholism

Overcoming Workaholism

Do you have difficult switching off from work? I know I do. I’m blessed in that I love my work, it is an expression of who I am, not just what I do. If I won the lottery tomorrow I’d still do what I do (after a big holiday of […]
March 2, 2017

All-Ireland Business Summit April 2017

I’m delighted to be speaking at the All Ireland Business Summit in Croke Park on April 6th. (My Dad will be so proud, I’ll be ‘playing’ in Croke Park!) I attended this event last year and was blown away by the energy, the interactions, the exhibitions and the speakers so […]
February 27, 2017
Nutritional Tips

Enhance your Health – 5 Nutritional Tips

We all want to be healthy, but what exactly is health? WHO (World Health Organisation) defines health as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”. I’ll take that! With Spring in the air, there’s no better time to put your […]
February 13, 2017

Where is my Soulmate?

Valentine’s Day can be a tricky time of the year for people not in a relationship, or for those in the wrong relationship! Many people find it easier to achieve career success than to find the same levels of fulfilment when it comes to their personal lives. As one friend said […]
February 2, 2017
WIN2017 Speakers

Women’s Inspire Network Conference April 5th 2017 Cork

Last October, I attended the Women’s Inspire Network National event in Dublin. It was one of the most inspiring and informative conferences I’d attended in ages. A wonderful cross-section of speakers, many simply sharing their stories of how they built their businesses and the lessons they learned along the way. […]
February 2, 2017
Sunday night syndrome

Sunday Night Syndrome

It’s 7pm on a Sunday evening, the weekend is almost over. A wave of anxiety washes over you. Thoughts shift to Monday morning and the start of another week. You become snappy, impatient, even frustrated, because you know you should be relaxing and enjoying the rest of the weekend, not […]