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Culture Change and a “Prosperity Process”

August 11, 2015 0 Comments

Culture shock comes close to describing my experience as a second generation Irish-American in Ireland. I was frequently told that I needed to learn how to “act Irish”. Apparently this calls for a combination of politeness, passivity, not being direct, self-deprecation, an avoidance of self-promotion, and a tendency toward begrudgery. Any attempt to fall back on […]

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Neo Ireland, What We Do

June 11, 2015 0 Comments

“Sowing the seeds of prosperity” is about preparing people to fully participate in the “new” economy. There may be few jobs in the traditional sense, but there is plenty of work. Up-skilling and re-skilling may be required, confidence building and support for that process cannot be underestimated. There are upwards of 20,000 tech jobs currently unfilled on […]

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Ireland 2.0 – America, try ‘Ctrl, Alt, Delete’

March 17, 2015 0 Comments

Many of you post these images regularly – from the safety of your American homes. Please rethink them. I used to live there – now Ireland is my home. It has been since November 2008. It is not always safe here on the border. Our world is different than yours. I live and work between […]

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Global Ireland

March 13, 2015 0 Comments

Generations have left the island of Ireland to find opportunities around the world. We hear often of the “Global Irish“, estimated at near 70 million. That is just part of the story. Global Ireland is far bigger than that. America boasts 22 Presidents with “Irish Roots”, but on closer inspection we find 13 of them actually hailed […]

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#Tangible14 – Dublin

October 12, 2014 0 Comments

Thank you to our hosts at the Landsdowne Rugby Club and all who participated. Once again, Raymond Sexton gathered an eclectic group of participants, Carol Conway pulled the disparate threads into a tapestry of leadership styles, business opportunities and socially responsible engagement with community. The facility was beautiful! Special thanks to Michael Diskin for the welcoming […]

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Global Ireland, Global Cities

September 10, 2014 0 Comments

Global City! Tangible Ireland’s Dublin meeting October 9th is a special one. It marks the first session of my “senior year”* at Tangible. Four years ago, with the help of Linkedin’s algorithms, I found my way to a meeting at the Dublin Civic Trust. Welcomed by Dan Feahney, an enthusiastic, ex-pat American, I felt comfortable. […]

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Progress not Perfection

July 17, 2014 0 Comments

What would I do if I didn’t have to do it perfectly? A great deal more than I am. Julia Cameron  “Progress not perfection” is a mantra heard frequently in support groups. I repeat it often in my work with clients and when I am trying to be gentle in my own self -talk. It’s […]

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The Emerald Valley, Three Years On!

March 17, 2014 0 Comments

Then… from “the launch of Emerald-Valley.com”   Where is it? The Emerald-Valley. It is a state of mind as much as it is a geographical region. The M1 corridor from the Lagan to the Liffey, connects Dublin and Belfast. This highway offers three airports and two capital city centres – vibrant for their academic, cultural, […]

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Peace to Prosperity – the Space Between

December 2, 2012 1 Comment

I’m passionate about the privilege of living in a place so beautiful that C.S. Lewis modeled Narnia on it. Carlingford Lough & the Mournes is where he spent childhood summers with his grandmother. I’m passionate about working to teach entrepreneurship, creating jobs and bringing investment. The granddaughter of a reluctant emigrant, I returned a century […]

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The Prosperity Process II, Creating a Culture of Continuing Education

November 19, 2012 0 Comments

 Embracing a Prosperity Process Could a “Culture of Continuing Education” drive prosperity? If so, what next? _______________________________________________ Life Long Learning – November 22 Life Long Learning is key to unlocking our potential. Knowing how to do things can be more important than formal qualifications. Life is more about pepper than paper. How can we unleash the […]

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