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Books about mindfulness I have been reading a lot of books about mindfulness. The ones I remember are “The monk who sold his Ferrari”, “The here and now”, “The Tibetan book of living and dying”, “The road less travelled”, “The Celestine Prophecy”, “The Tao of Physics” and “Life and Teaching of the Masters of the Far […]

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How transformative are you?

How transformative are you as a business? If you need help defining that you might want to pick up Evolved Enterprise by Yanik Silver. A book that is full of exercises, models, examples of those type of companies. Become a firm of endearment A book that will help you create firms of endearment. If you […]

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The climate change opportunity

Tackling climate change through entrepreneurship Working with Sustainable Nation Ireland, we are tasked with tackling climate change through entrepreneurship. Making sure Ireland Inc. gets a disproportionate size of the biggest business opportunity since the internet. Perfect storm The perfect business storm in capital expenditure (1 trillion in the next 20 years), financial metrics (non-sustainable is […]

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Attention please!

Through my blog about “Attention Merchants“, I came in touch with Faris Yakob. A cool dude with a background in advertising. A bit of a thinker too. Paid attention, innovative advertising for a digital world He wrote a cracking book called “Paid attention, innovative advertising for a digital world”. It has everything. How can you […]

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Monaghan talk, retail is e-tail

Future Vision The faster you go, the further you need to look ahead. That idea is from Future Vision by Richard Watson, the author of Future Files, Future Minds and Digital Versus Human. Future vision is a very good book to help you plan for the future, with a particular emphasis on scenario planning. But […]

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Is your company designed for delight?

Most firms are parasites that destroy far more than they generate. Most people are not engaged in work. 26% hate their employer. Heart attacks go up by 20% on Monday mornings. That is from “Firms of Endearment, How World Valls Companies Profit from Passion and Purpose”. Hot topic Purpose has become a hot topic.  The signs […]

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