My Blog Posts

2016 30/Apr

A business’s reputation is its greatest, yet most intangible asset. As businesses expand their online activity they also increase the risk of online threats or attacks which can potentially lead to rapid and catastrophic reputational loss. The risk posed by employees or customers can be significant and one video clip distributed through social media can change or even destroy everything. […]

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2015 29/Oct

Sometimes in life we get lucky to work with great people on a great project that really makes you feel alive ! Well, myself and the QED training team were lucky to work with the participants of the IBYE competition last year in 2014 and thrilled to be again working closely with the participants in […]

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2015 13/Oct

So the curtain comes down on one of my busiest, but so enjoyable Fingal Enterprise Week !! ‪#‎FEW15‬ Amazing participants and some great training sessions ! Shattered tired but feeling exhilarated The 2015 programme of events was designed to: Deliver opportunities for SMEs to learn from industry experts. Stage quality networking events to help business owners […]

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2015 29/Sep
South Cork Schools Enterprise Programme

I was delighted to be invited to speak and deliver a workshop at the opening of the South Cork Schools Programme in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island. The South Cork Schools Enterprise Programme is an enterprise education programme that aims to provide support to second level schools throughout the South Cork region wishing to embrace […]

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2014 21/Sep
Ignite Ireland

Last year myself and the team at QED training had the privilege to run a successful pilot programme that took 80 people off the live register and trained them to set up their own business. This year we are running it again but on a much larger scale. We are looking for nearly 300 people […]

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2010 29/Jul
Ivy Bean

Ivy Bean (8 November 1905 – 28 July 2010)   It was with great sadness that I learned yesterday of the peaceful passing of Ivy Bean aged 104 …… but I smiled as I recounted how I first met Ivy online and we struck up a conversation that normally ended with what she was having for […]

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