November 6, 2017 Laura

Colin Keogh, engineer, designer and innovator, talks to us about solving problems, why he likes to get stuck into stuff he knows nothing about and what happens when you say yes to everything   Key takeaways [2:45] Ideas, innovation and people are what solves problems [4:35] Expert ignorance: Coming into…

October 30, 2017 Laura

Lewize Crothers, founder of the online platform ExitEntry, chats to us about how not having a tech background shouldn’t stop you from starting a tech based business, the importance of listening to your customer and what investors are really looking for. Key takeaways [1:10] Outside interests, teamwork, communication and leadership…

October 24, 2017 Laura

Jim Hughes, founder and CEO of Innovate, talks to us in our first Founder Friday fireside chat at The Hatch Lab. We chat about surviving recession, creating a positive work culture and planning for growth. Key Takeaways [7:00] A lot was learned from the recession, like how to be efficient…

October 17, 2017 Laura

Peter Mangan, founder of The Freebird Club, talks to us about social entrepreneurship, the importance of the double bottom line and creating a global community with a platform offering social travelling and home-stays to mature adults.   Key Takeaways [0:47] By 2025 one third of Europeans will be over the…

October 9, 2017 Laura

Ronan Lynagh talks to us about handling uncertainty, building resilience and being entrepreneurial in your career in this week’s podcast. We chat about growth mindset and how we measure success as well as the evolution of his own career.   Key takeaways [12:05] Having constants outside of work, like hobbies…

October 2, 2017 Laura

Briony Somers of FRANC Magazine talks to us about mixing business with creativity, disrupting crowded markets and how page views are the subprime mortgages of the internet.  We discuss how women as a market are misunderstood, the resurgence of print media and the importance of talking about failure.   Key…

September 19, 2017 Laura

Alex Calder, social media specialist and creator of Between Two Ears, talks to us about safaris, storytelling and how to be sound on social media! We talk about common mistakes brands make, what metrics really matter and how to stand out in the infinite scroll. GDTT is now on Instagram!…

September 11, 2017 Laura

Jake MccGwire, Kevin Murray, and Zachary Diebold from TicketChain, a digital ticketing platform, talk to us about the start-up ecosystem in Ireland, how to expand your network and make new connections, and why the perfect time to launch a start-up is when you’ve just left college.   Key takeaways [5:17]  It’s…

August 28, 2017 Laura

Neil Curran, improv teacher and performer, and Anna Wilson, improv performer, join me to discuss how improvisation skills could help you nail your next pitch and unleash the potential of your team. And the good news is, you were already doing it as a kid!  We talk about banning the…

August 21, 2017 Laura

Shane Ryan of healthy food startup, Feed, talks about tenacity, creating a mental health toolbox, and how giving back can be good for the bottom line.   Key takeaways [1:42] Shane started young, planning businesses at the age of 10 and selling things from stalls on match day. [5:15] Gave up…