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#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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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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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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Networking

The art of Networking

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With only a few days away to #tweetupCork, I have come to think about our networking skills.  Throughout the year I have come across those who have no problem connecting with people online but when it comes to speaking to people face to face, they freeze. This is very common and honestly I can speak […]

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Career

Twitter and Personal Branding

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I love Twitter, I’ll admit it I have become a little addicted. However, it wasn’t really the case at the start. It took me a long while to realise what a valuable tool Twitter actually is and more so now for your personal brand. Twitter to me at beginning seemed a tad cliquey to me. […]

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