Business Personal Branding

#Girlboss – hashtag mandatory

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It’s late on a Saturday evening and I should be heading to bed but I found one of the funniest videos posted originally by Vanity Fair and through Sheryl Sandberg’s Facebook page all about how tough it is being a #girlboss (the hashtag is mandatory to feel included). Girlboss is defined in the urban dictionary […]

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Growth

The quality follower

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I was invited to speak at the uOnline event at UCC last week where the theme was ‘Our identity and wellbeing online’.  A diverse number of topics were covered from our identity online (me), safety online, security online, how online tools can help those starting college and banking online. The morning’s audience were 16-year-old students […]

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Business Personal Branding

Fake News and the impact on reputation

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Before the advent of social media sites and the immediacy of news, we all took how we consumed news at face value. It had to be true as it’s from reputable agencies either it being print or broadcast. Right? I can recall listening to my father speak to a colleague about politics and the past […]

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Entrepeneur

Be Yourself

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A few weeks ago, my daughter turned to me and said “I can’t be myself around my friends”. My heart sank as my 11-year-old girl started to sob. I knew she wasn’t acting herself for many months. She was pretending to be someone she wasn’t; someone she thought would be liked better. She had the […]

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Business Personal Branding

What’s your Story?

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I love a good story.   After setting up a business my reading material has shifted from the easy reading fictional novels to the how to set up a business inspiring type books. Whichever way you look at all those books there is one common trend – there lies a story. A story about the […]

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Personal Branding

The Beauty behind Personal Branding

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As I get older (yes I am accepting the fact that we all grow older), I realise that adopting a good beauty routine is important for both body and mind.  I was always a follower of beauty trends especially make-up.  I felt that the time wasn’t mine anymore to spend on myself when I became […]

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Career

Thankful Tuesday

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I bumped into a school friend of mine the other day.  We are already connected on Facebook so we get to see how our lives have changed since school.  We now have kids, mortgages, bills and to some extend more responsibilities.  She congratulated me on my business and how happy she is for me to […]

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Career

The price we pay for sharing online

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We are a culture of storytellers. Online tools have given us this wonderful opportunity to share our tales with a large audience. It has opened up a world that pulls us in and makes us our own news producers. It is truly spectacular for branding building from an individual personal brand to a personal branding […]

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