We're joined in studio by Fiona Muldoon, who left her position as director of Credit Institutions and Insurance Supervision in the Central Bank in May after several years in the pivotal role, during which she gained attention for her criticism of how mortgage lenders were dealing with indebted homeowners.
The financial fate of Ireland's first billionaire Tony O Reilly was sealed yesterday when a request for more time to repay his AIB debts was refused. It's been described as an ignominious end to what was a startling career.We're joined by Mark Paul of Irish Times and Rory Godson, Managing Partner of the Powerscourt Group.
In 2012, Niall Harbison sold Simply Zesty - a company he had co-founded - for
around 2 million euro. Not one for resting on his laurels, he now runs restaurant review site Lovin' Dublin as well as the image library PR Slides, and has just published a book called "Get S H * T Done"...
Donald Trump and Richard Branson both failed before they succeeded, and even Thomas Edison reportedly made 10,000 attempts before inventing the very first light bulb. Failure can even be a surprising catalyst for success. We met some Irish business people who haven't allowed failure to hold them back.
Personality and professionalism - can the two every mix? Two new studies reach conflicting conclusions. We're joined by John Fitzgerald, career coach and MD of Harmonics Coaching, to find a conclusion of our own.