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I "Twinterview" Mary McKenna, a fellow IIBN member and serial entrepreneur. Tune in for ten truth bombs from the world of start ups and entrepreneurship.
Susan was lucky to catch Cora Staunton for a quick chat. With her refreshing down-to-earth attitude, Cora talks about the sports skills that transfer to life and business.
Feel fired up and excited again: stimulate your thinking and implement innovative ideas in your business or workplace by making a habit of reading high quality thought leadership.
Write an article about a time that you had a business issue and solved it. Publish it as a LinkedIn article or as a blog post and then disseminate across your social media channels.
The GROW model is a framework that helps you take a methodical approach to problem solving. It helps you double-check that you have indeed left none of the proverbial stones unturned.
Do you know exactly how much money comes into your account and leaves it, and when? Knowing about your cashflow is one of the foundations of a healthy business - and it's amazing for peace of mind.
When you can turn to a mentor for advice, it will speed up your business and your career immensely. Here is how to find a mentor and how to make the relationship as productive and enriching as possible.
Susan talks to Niamh Maher on the Girls with Goals podcast. How do you answer "What are your salary expectations" in a job interview, when to start saving for a pension, and how to calm money anxiety for good.
Focused journaling is an extremely effective tool. I journal every time I'm struggling with an issue and want to know the way forward. Here is the methodical approach I use: you don't need any fancy equipment or a lot of time.
Women tend to have more heterogeneous careers than men. It seems very complicated to keep track of everything, but you can be proactive about your pension at every stage - all for a few minutes' work.
When it comes to pensions, women are not doing well at all. The picture is frightening: either women don't have a pension at all, or they have one but it's woefully underfunded, or they completely rely on a significant other to provide for...
The ccpc.ie website has a wonderful resource called "Life Stages": for each stage of life, it offers a straightforward, complete checklist of what to look out for. No need to worry whether you''re forgetting anything: simply refer back to each l
...and breathe freely again! If you are constantly worrying about money, here are six tips to start making money quickly and begin the road to financial recovery.
Sometimes, times are hard. You're working at something. Working, working, working. And still you see little or no result. Should you give up or should you push through?
Selling can be difficult for new entrepreneurs; it can be the one factor that prevents people from becoming entrepreneurs in the first place! However, people who truly need our service or product will be more than happy to hand over money for it.
The online calculators at CCPC.ie are excellent tools. They can help you turn your finances around by working out simulations, or by becoming aware of your spending.