Welcome to the Savvy Women Podcasts!
Listen to the latest episode of the Savvy Women Podcast: Susan Hayes CFA interviews the world-class professionals you've never heard of.
Learn from their story and implement their practical success strategies in your own life!
Roseann Kelly, Chief Executive of Women In Business Northern Ireland, talks about the importance of women business networks, making a network association sustainable and international expansion.
Maeve Kneafsey, co-founder of CloudKPI, talks about creating a tech startup, constantly reinventing yourself and going international.
Aisling Curtis, Commercial Director, Microsoft Ireland talks about the impact of the digital revolution on SMEs, how to be a "learn-it-all" and how to make decisions amidst uncertainty.
Charlene Mercieca of Soap Cafe Malta shares her experience dealing with a terrifying health diagnosis when you have to keep your business running.
Caroline McEnery of The HR Suite shares her experience dealing with one of the most sensitive aspects of business: people.
Peaches Kemp of itsa Bagel fame talks about training their own competition, doubling their business in a recession and her passion for excellent food.
Mary Ann Pierce talks about remaining at the cutting edge of a fast-evolving industry for 20 years and how to cultivate opportunities.
Ashleigh O'Hagan is a gymnast and Special Olympian. She talks about finding role models in unlikely places and never giving up on your dreams.
How ambition and having fun at work go hand in hand, how to "put money in the little guy's pocket" when you're a multinational, and retaining a sense of exhilarating urgency and excitement as your organisation grows.
Why so few women participated in politics until recently, and how to change that: the skills required to run for an election, or to be politically active even when you don't want to run yourself.
How to successfully and harmoniously grow your company from a two-person team to a whole building teeming with activity.
Don't let self-doubt or fear define you. It is still possible to achieve impossible things, even though you don't feel 100% certain that you have all the answers.
What strategies I've used to do all the things I want to do, and feel energised and on top of the world, instead of drained and stressed.
Employees and business people alike are salespeople. Improve your salesmanship, ethically, by proudly serving customers to the best of your ability.
Susan talks to Margaret Griffin, founder of Griffin Garden Centre in Dripsey, Co. Cork. Thirty years ago Margaret created a garden centre "out in the sticks" with no money but a big dream. Today it is Ireland's
How to create more opportunities by speaking in public and delivering a great, impactful presentation.
How to maintain a culture of excellence as your business grows. With Deirdre McGlone, manager of Harvey's Point.
How to give an irresistible answer to "Why should we give you the job?" or "Why should we buy from you?"
Freelancers know the "feast or famine cycle": all the work seems to come at once, then nothing comes for a while. Other businesses are seasonal. How to avoid a dry spell.
Joanna has a very original career, having started and sold businesses before becoming an "intrapreneur".
Carmel is an extraordinary role model. She has immense empathy, kindness, and huge talent at motivating people.
This episode is about how to think strategically and become a money-making idea machine.
As the Positive Economist, having a can-do attitude is my brand. Was I always like that? No, but I learned to be - and you can, too.
I like to take inspiration from people who are ten thousand steps ahead of me and that has helped me tremendously.
This third episode is about discovering opportunities where you thought there were none, and especially asking for help.
In this second episode I discuss strategies that will help you stave off overwhelm and be immensely more productive. But these are not just productivity tips...
In her podcast, Susan HayesCulleton, the Positive Economist, shares her best stories and tips for business success and productivity.