Episode 15 Eric Fitzpatrick on Speaking, Storytelling and Spurs

    If you are afraid of public speaking, it's reassuring to know that every great communicator has been in your shoes. They have felt their chest tighten and their palms sweat.   Eric Fitzpatrick was no different. At the start of our conversation tells the story of his first time speaking in public: "I'm … Continue reading Episode 15 Eric Fitzpatrick on Speaking, Storytelling and Spurs

Episode 13 & 14 Andrew Considine – on Achievement Verses Fulfillment

Part 1: Part 2:   If you had told Andrew Considine at age 15 that we would be the first one of his class from school to get a job, he would not have believed you. In fact neither would his teachers, family or friends!  And if you had also told them he would join … Continue reading Episode 13 & 14 Andrew Considine – on Achievement Verses Fulfillment

Episode 12 Dr Edward Kelly on The Third Act

    This week's episode in with founder of The Third Act, Dr Edward Kelly.   The term, third act refers to the third act in our lives. The first act is childhood and our teenage years. The transition to the second act happens in our twenties. When we get into our fifties and sixties, … Continue reading Episode 12 Dr Edward Kelly on The Third Act

Episode 11 Des Mullally on Dublin 8

    This week's episode is with Des Mullally. Des runs Facebook page called Dublin 8 where he collects and share stories about Dublin richest historic quarter. Ever since the Vikings first saw its potential, Dublin 8 has been the heartbeat of the city.   And there's a lot here! Dublin 8 is home to museums, … Continue reading Episode 11 Des Mullally on Dublin 8

Episode 10 Jane Stephenson – Beyond Gurus

    Jane Stephenson runs seminars.ie which brings international inspirational speakers to Ireland. She set up the business in 1995. There  was a lot happening in Ireland in 1995... boxer Steve Collins became a world champion, Father Ted first appeared on our televisions, and signs of the Celtic Tiger were beginning to show. For Jane, it wasn't … Continue reading Episode 10 Jane Stephenson – Beyond Gurus

Episode 9 Elva Carri on Girl Crew, Entrepreneurship, and Mary Robinson

    "If a business needs you, it can never scale" - Elva Carri   Elva Carri (@elvacarri) is co-founder of Girl Crew.   I love the Girl Crew origin story... Finding all her friends were busy one Friday night when she was keen to go out dancing, Elva changed her settings on Tinder to make sure … Continue reading Episode 9 Elva Carri on Girl Crew, Entrepreneurship, and Mary Robinson

Episode 8 Keith Burke on Life, Music and Tango Dancing

    A few years ago, I played a gig with Keith Burke's band. It was a hot July night. And it was even hotter by the time you had walked the four flights of stairs to get up to the Odessa club in Dublin. You'd cool down quickly though. It was a dark, romantically-lit room. … Continue reading Episode 8 Keith Burke on Life, Music and Tango Dancing

Episode 7 Ailbhe Smyth on The F-Word

  "Believe in yourself" - Ailbhe Smyth   I first heard Ailbhe Smyth (@ailbhes) speak at a conference in Dublin called Show & Tell. It was one of those moments where I have realised how ignorant I am (and I've had plenty of those moments!). No only did I get a kick in the head and a … Continue reading Episode 7 Ailbhe Smyth on The F-Word

Episode 6 Liam O’Brien on Storytelling

"Scene is picture. Picture is memory. It's about imprinting memories and engaging your listener" - Liam O'Brien This week’s guest is Liam O’Brien.   Liam O'Brien is the Series Producer of  RTE’s Documentary on One, a radio documentary series and podcast   Liam started at Doc on one in 2005. Since then, the team has … Continue reading Episode 6 Liam O’Brien on Storytelling

Episode 5 David Lyttle on Art and Recreation

  "A mixture of naivety, passion, and determination set me on this path" - David Lyttle   This week's guest is David Lyttle (@david_lyttle). A man of many talents, he is a songwriter, jazz drummer, music producer, record label owner, and fellow podcaster. He has been described by Rolling Stone magazine as "one of the … Continue reading Episode 5 David Lyttle on Art and Recreation