Joanne Hession has spent the best part of 20 years training such aspiring business people in the finer points of enterprise with her company, QED Training, recently rebranded as The Entrepreneurs Academy.
Businesses in the capital are expecting to see poor sales today, as 6th day of strikes by Dublin Bus workers over pay rises, with similar fears of action at both Bus Eireann & Irish Rail. Joining Richard are Bill Roche, Prof of Ind Relations at Smurfit School of Business UCD & Joe Wallace, Emeritus Senior Lecturer in Ind Relations at the Kemmy School of Business in UL.
Richard's next guest believes that companies are overestimating the power of money as a motivating factor when it comes to the productivity of employees, in other words never mind the cash, perhaps all we need is a little appreciation. Richard speaks to Dan Ariely, Prof of Psychology & Behav Economics at Duke University in the US.
While marketing companies trip over themselves to reach so called 'millenials' & digital natives, it might seem like the spending power of the older generation, the over 55s. is being underestimated. Robert Mooney, ResearchDir at Amárach & Anne Connolly, CEO of Irel Smart Aging Exchanging (ISAX) join Richard in studio.
This week Animation Ireland, the trade assoc representing Ireland's leading animation studios, handed up their submissions to Min for Finance Michael Noonan offering recommendations to sustain & further develop this industry in Ireland. Liam Geraghty takes a look at the industry's history in Ireland.