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“Never meet your heroes” – Phooey to that!
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“Never meet your heroes” – Phooey to that!

There is an expression that can’t be attributed to anyone in particular, that says you should never meet your heroes as you are bound to be disappointed. Rubbish. Millions have seen the film Philomena, the harrowing tale of Limerick lady Philomena Lee who was incarcerated in a home run by nuns, became pregnant, worked for no pay for three and a half years until the...

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A Tale of Three Networkers – everything in life & business is about people By Mary McKenna
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A Tale of Three Networkers – everything in life & business is about people By Mary McKenna

In this longish read I ask three awesome networkers from my own inner circle to share some of their secrets and to give their opinions on a few of the more controversial aspects of what makes a good networker. The three are independent film maker and producer Rachel Rath, tech entrepreneur and Klipboard founder/CEO Draven McConville and serial CEO & business strategist Denise McQuaid. All three just happen to be...

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Highlights from IIBN Dublin “Silicon Valley, Reality Sound Bites”
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Highlights from IIBN Dublin “Silicon Valley, Reality Sound Bites”

Highlights from the evening, with Maeve Kneafsey (co-founder CloudKPI) and Newstalk’s Business Breakfast presenter Vincent Wall discussed ‘Silicon Valley, Reality Sound Bites’ – the tough realities of operating an Irish tech start up in California’s Silicon Valley. We had two 3 Minuite presentations: John Hamrock, Founder & MD,  Ancestor Network Limited Rebecca Winckworth, Co Founder White & Green We would like to thank Beauchamps our...

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Welcome to the new IIBN Blog

Welcome to the new IIBN Blog

We are delighted to introduce you to our new IIBN blog, timed to coincide with the launch of the new website. The objective of this Blog is to stimulate more engagement between the members of each of the IIBN chapters and also to encourage new members to join the organisation. To that end, we have selected a number of Categories which we hope will greater...

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