TALK-VEMBER: A Month of Speaking Ahead

This month I've got a whole host of speaking events coming up, so I've renamed November TALK-VEMBER. Here's my speaking calendar for this month to give you a flavour of who I address and what I talk about. Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur, Mid-West Finals, Tipperary I've been asked to address the finalists representing Clare, Limerick, Kerry and Tipperary in the second annual Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards. There are 12 finalists under the age of 30 competing in three categories: 1. Best New Idea (not yet established) 2. Best Startup Business (up to 24 months) 3. Best Established Business (over 24 months) My brief is to tell my own business story, having set up my first business at 30 years...

I’m doing a TEDx Talk!

I am so very excited, honoured, nervous, exhilarated and humbled to be confirmed as an official TEDx speaker. On November 30th this year I will take to the stage of TEDxOmagh and become part of the TED talk family. So what will I talk about? Well that's still in planning. I talk a lot - on stages I mean. Mostly about social media, digital marketing, media and communications but often about my own tales for motivational events. The TEDx talk is very different however and takes much thought and consideration. In fact the application process was very thorough and it took me quite a while to complete the form.   My approach will certainly be to tell a tale that engages, compels...