25 Irish Business Awards You May Wish to Enter

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All companies want to win awards. Awards provide prestige and are great for branding. They are also great for team morale and, of course, marketing. But which ones should you apply for and when are they held? I couldn't find a definitive list of Iris...
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Aislinn Brennan
Very interesting to see what the awards landscape in Ireland looks like
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 10:23
Aisling Foley
Actually, I've found four more since posting this which I updated on the original blog post. https://aislingfoley.com/irish-techno... Read More
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 11:05
Ron Immink
Thank you.
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 13:23

How to Avoid Unseen Threats, That Could Slow Your Business Growth

How to Avoid Unseen Threats, That Could Slow Your Business Growth
As Chief Executive Officer of Cellulac, I often write and speak on the creation and building of small, early-stage - sometimes pre-revenue, even debt-laden -- companies into larger commercial businesses. This is based on the success I have had in 20+...
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James OSullivan
Great post...I once saw a lecture by Jack Welsh of GE fame (When GE was the biggest company on the world) and he said that he expe... Read More
Monday, 15 January 2018 15:38

The Worst Hacks of 2017

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2017 has been a tough year for cybersecurity. From exposing sensitive personal information of millions of users to stealing a treasure trove of financial data, cyber attacks this year could be equally worse or even much worse than last year’s privacy...
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Steps to Achieving an Optimal Brand Architecture

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As an invaluable element of global market positioning and brand recognition, brand architecture allows you to develop new companies, products and services and customize their visual identity, personality and voice in order to reach your audience. Thi...
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4 Questions to Help You Find Your Ideal Business Premises in London

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Getting ready to launch a new business is nerve-wracking and exciting – even more so if you’re planning to open up shop in the capital. You’ll already know that the market is exceptionally competitive, and that only 53.7% of businesses in the UK surv...
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Ulster Bank Markets Daily Top 3

Ulster Bank Markets Daily Top 3
Barnier takes hard-line position on financial services in UK Michel Barnier, the EU’s Chief Negotiator, set out a hard-line negotiating position in an exclusive interview with the Guardian newspaper that was released late Monday evening. In the inter...
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What EA Did Was Evil, But They’re Not the Only Ones Out There

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Within the last 5 years, EA (Electronic Arts) has not only had a  bad reputation  in the world of gaming but also in the corporate realm. It was not only named as the worst video game company but was also voted as the  worst company in America in 201...
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Effective Strategies for Improving Brand Loyalty

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A brand is more than a logo, a name, a color, or a product. It is similar to a house you need to build from scratch. During this creative process, each of these elements goes on top of one another, creating a beautiful, unique entity that stands out....
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Here's What Large Corporations Can Learn From Startups

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It seems like many big corporations still see startup companies as the new kid in town with no substantial knowledge of the business. This mentality can be damaging, especially if so many startups possess beneficial habits that all established compan...
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3 Critical Business Organisation Problems and How to Fix Them Fast

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There is no such thing as a business, large or small, that does not have organisational problems. Sometimes these issues are growing pains, but in some cases, they are real problems which have a major impact on the production and success of the company as a whole. 3 critical issues that many companies face include the following:

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Future Business Leaders Rejoice!

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Were you born to rule?   Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur or a business personnel?  Do you think in terms of innovation?  Do you always look out for new ways to succeed? Are you a Business student? Are you a Business owner? Did you jus...
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What to Do When Your Personal Data Was Breached?

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The  biggest one so far this year  is the Equifax data breach in which the personal data of over 140 million U.S consumers were accessed by hackers. South Africa, Malaysia, and Australia were also hit with cybersecurity breach recently wherein millio...
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Only a Revolution Can Solve Plastic Ocean Pollution, Reduce CO2 and Reduce Over-fishing

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What if I were to tell you that it is not your fault that the seas are polluted with plastic that the fish and whales are consuming? In the same way, I can say that it is not your fault that over-fishing is destroying future fish stocks. It is absolu...
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Doctor Who and the Art of Client Management

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Doctor Who & the Art of Client Management It is like a staple of life, eventually, Doctor Who will regenerate. You may, or may not like it, but it will happen. It is the same with the person you have working on your key client(s). Your previous a...
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Most Creative and Successful PR Campaigns from the First Half of 2017

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  Now that we’re nearing the end of the year, it’s safe to say that 2017 has been quite eventful. Not only with current events and the instability of the world’s sociopolitical state, the media was filled with interesting content and PR stunts that s...
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David O'Halloran
Great to see brands like Burger King try to use innovative techniques to promote their products but it's amazing how strategic com... Read More
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 16:42

Supporting Ireland’s Fintech Community and Driving Cultural Change Across Ulster Bank

Supporting Ireland’s Fintech Community and Driving Cultural Change Across Ulster Bank
Dogpatch Labs’ mission is to accelerate the development of Ireland’s startup ecosystem, and in partnership with Ulster Bank we have become an important pillar of the startup community in Ireland since we launched in 2015. Ulster Bank has provided us ...
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Business Still Struggling? Maybe It's Your Fault

Business Still Struggling? Maybe It's Your Fault
We're living in the age of when everything bad, so bad, bigly bad, terrible, really terrible… is someone else's fault. So who's to blame if your business is not growing? Maybe it's your fault. Consider this? If you've been feverishly working away now...
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Owning Leadership

Owning Leadership
I have always believed that entrepreneurs are the athletes of the business world. Or if you want to speak in army terms, they are the Navy Seals of the business world. Special forces and athletes Ever since I read “ The rare find ”, I have been readi...
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Future Babble; Slow vs Fast

Future Babble; Slow vs Fast
Retail is e-tail I was invited to speak at the "Retail is e-tail" conference in Monaghan. A perspective on 2022-2040, where I used the books we covered in Bookbuzz to give a perspective. Download available Singularity, AI, cyber security, lego, stati...
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Delight As The Killer App For Business

Delight As The Killer App For Business
Most firms are parasites that destroy far more than they generate. Most people are not engaged in work. 26% hate their employer. Heart attacks go up by 20% on Monday mornings. That is from “Firms of Endearment, How World Valls Companies Profit f...
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