Monthly Archives: October 2013

Nothing like being there…

I never really got into music, in the ‘save my money for an album’ sense of liking music and while I went to all the ‘big’ gigs of my 20s and early 30s, I never really got into the gigs thing as a way of entertainment. Yet recently I’ve found myself chairing a music festival […]

A missed opportunity…

Taoiseach Enda Kenny spoke last night at Dublin Chamber of Commerce in the National Convention Centre. ┬áThere were almost 1,600 attendees – people in and of business. Time and again since this Government took office we have heard its members say that its “primary goals” are “economic growth and job creation”. We have also heard […]

Simple lessons…

I don’t agree with the prognosis by Dublin Chamber of Commerce guest speaker and Bloomberg CEO and President Dan Doctoroff that the Irish are pessimists but he did have some great points tonight about how to respond to crisis. His three lessons for a business facing a crisis is that it should a) keep investing, […]