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Grow your business with iDunn Consulting

Dream:Reality Grow your business with iDunn Consulting

By alison mcmurtrie
Knowing HOW to grow your business can be a minefield. We aim to help demystify and share practical tips on how YOU can grow your business, for increased profit, less work and for the long term.
From serial entrepreneurs, HR experts, supply chains and more - we talk to the experts so you don't have to!
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Dream:Reality with Mary Cadogan
Season2 Episode 6: Dream:Reality with Mary Cadogan Grow your business with iDunn Consulting Mary is an expert in the world of local and international supply chains and logistics, having worked with local businesses and int hotel chains. In this episode we demystify supply chain, and talk about the pros and cons of internationalisation of them. Local vs internationalisation Logistics and supply chain      risk How you can manage and try to      minimise risk exposure The benefits of developing      partnership rather than purely transactional relationships with suppliers      and freighters. So many tips and tricks for this somewhat ignored discipline! Recommendations: Book: Forbes publications and hash tags on social media for up to date news Song: Sunshine on a rainy day by Zoe https://www.linkedin.com/in/mary-cadogan-3939a9155/ Dream:Reality a podcast by Idunn Consulting. Tips and practical ideas on the HOW to grow your business, the highs and the lows.
28:57
March 01, 2022
Dream:Reality with Peter Turley
Season2 Episode 5: Dream:Reality with Peter Turley Grow your business with iDunn Consulting Peter has a great business and entrepreneur brain. Always asking questions, rather than just following the crowd, Peter finds a way! We talk: How we think about GOALS Achieving - prioritizing what      you are good at and what needs to be done! Growing/ developing! And sooooo much more - thank we had to cut the session short! Recommendations: Book: Not one to recommend books.... Check out the lyrics to his recommended songs! Song: Every Breaking Wave… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdVIJNnzNQc The Little Things That Give You Away… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DXetATaVNo www.linkedin.com/in/peter-turley-sellsquared https://www.facebook.com/peter.turley.5836 https://twitter.com/Peter_Speaker www.sellsquared.com www.peterturley.ie Dream:Reality a podcast by Idunn Consulting. Tips and practical ideas on the HOW to grow your business, the highs and the lows.
37:42
February 22, 2022
Dream:Reality with Claire O'Hanlon
Season2 Episode 4: Dream:Reality with Claire O'Hanlon the Shypreneur Coach Grow your business with iDunn Consulting Claire has a vast experience in business and with charities. She is a Coach and founded the ShyPreneur, as a platform to raise introverts and shy persons in their day to day business. In this episode we chat: How to manage your energy to      make the most of your time Understand your boundaries -      protect yourself, to protect your business You can't banish your      feelings, recognise them and work with them to maximise your potential If you are introverted,      prepare for meetings, this will help control the inner monologue which can      be negative thoughts Importance of a leader to be      aware of employee personas - to develop it to the max Recommendations: Book: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz Song: Guardians of the Galaxy playlist Insta: @TheShyPreneurCoach LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/claire-o-hanlon-4266aa17/ Dream:Reality a podcast by Idunn Consulting. Tips and practical ideas on the HOW to grow your business, the highs and the lows.
30:39
February 15, 2022
Dream:Reality with Rupert Hogan
Season2 Episode 3: Dream:Reality with Rupert Hogan Grow your business with iDunn Consulting With businessloans.ie Rupert is an amazing advisor and go to resource when it comes to how to finance your growth. We chat about about: the alternatives to bank      loans, the advantages and      disadvantages When should you consider      financing So much more A relaxed and informative chat that demystifies business financing Recommendations: Book: The 80 20 principle by Richard Kock Song: All along the watchtower by Jimi Hendrix https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruperthogan/ https://twitter.com/BusinessLoansie https://www.businessloans.ie/ Dream:Reality a podcast by Idunn Consulting. Tips and practical ideas on the HOW to grow your business, the highs and the lows.
26:48
February 08, 2022
Dream:Reality with Jenn Uhen
Season2 Episode 2: Dream:Reality with Jenn Uhen Grow your business with iDunn Consulting Founder and community organiser of The Pledgettes (https://thepledgettes.com/). Jenn is an expert in financial literacy for all, and passionate about normalising conversations about money. We chat about how we think about money can impact out business, our current lives and our retirement. How the money topic shouldn't be off limits, the more comfortable we are talking about it, the more successful we will be! An episode full of laughs and smiles for the business owner! Recommendations: Book: The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield Song: Good as Hell by Lizzo Instagram.com/thepledgettes Facebook.com/thepledgettes LinkedIn.com/company/thepledgettes Dream:Reality a podcast by Idunn Consulting. Tips and practical ideas on the HOW to grow your business, the highs and the lows.
38:28
February 01, 2022
Dream:Reality with Phil Teare
Dream:Reality with Phil Teare Grow your business with idunn Consulting Phil is owner and Founder of SquareFish (https://www.squarefish.ie/). Phil is an expert in all things business and entrepreneurialism. We chat about how: Business leaders and owners are pulled in every direction, how they need to continue to grow as individuals - sorry but we don't actually know everything! Growth means change - if you don't grow, then your business is dying as your competitors will be changing. Remove yourself from jobs that others can do - your job is to make them (employees) better! Don't aim for perfection right away - aim for good enough - make those mistakes, celebrate the failures and LEARN from them Recommendation: Book: How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie Song: Verdi Requiem LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/phil-teare/ Dream:Reality a podcast by Idunn Consulting. Tips and practical ideas on the HOW to grow your business, the highs and the lows.s with Idunn Consulting
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January 25, 2022
Dream:Reality with Jean O'Neill
Dream:Reality with Jean O'Neill Diversity & Inclusion PART 2.... D&I is so much more than age, gender and race.... On this episode we talk about neurodiversity and differing abilities in the workplace. Jean is a Master Coach with Neuroscience, and provides a wide range of coaching services. www.jeanoneillcoaching.ie Social Media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jean-o-neill-coaching/ Recommendations: Book: Mindfulness for the Frazzled by Ruby Wax Song: Unstoppable by Mina Lund or Classical (Mozart/ Bach) Dream:Reality a podcast by Idunn Consulting. Talking to people who have used the last 18 months as opportunity. Dreamers, innovators, change makers. How can we create in the future that we have always dreamed of. Business related podcast looking at start-ups, technology, CSR, Sustainability and lots lots more.
46:35
August 03, 2021
Dream:Reality with Dawn Jackson
Dream:Reality with Dawn Jackson Diversity & Inclusion.... Real buzz words of the moment. How can and should we foster a diverse workforce that wants to stay and have a career? How all businesses need to have this embedded in their HR plan. Dawn is the Director of Coach Inclusion (www.coachinclusion.co.uk) and a recognised expert in this field. Social Media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dawnjacksoncoachinclusion/ Twitter: @dawn_dj1 Recommendations: Podcast: Happy Place with Ferne Cotton Song: This is Me from The Greatest Showman Dream:Reality a podcast by Idunn Consulting. Talking to people who have used the last 18 months as opportunity. Dreamers, innovators, change makers. How can we create in the future that we have always dreamed of. Business related podcast looking at start-ups, technology, CSR, Sustainability and lots lots more.
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July 27, 2021
Dream:Reality with Samuele Tini
Dream:Reality Episode 9 with Samuele Tini We talk Sustainability with Samuele. How can all size businesses adapt, what are the pros ands cons! Samuele currently works for an NGO, and has been 16years in Africa. He hosts the 'Sustainability Journey podcast (below link), and is currently working on his MBA through Warwick Business School. Social media: LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/samuele-tini-7b2b861 Podcast: Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/ke/podcast/the-sustainability-journey/id1558252863 Google Podcasts https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkLnBvZGJlYW4uY29tL3N1c3RhaW5hYmlsaXR5am91cm5leS9mZWVkLnhtbA Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/67tIU1Yrc2rgwXpnfAQVRL Podbean https://sustainabilityjourney.podbean.com YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uo-MjqWPvsk Amazon Music https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/d88ac679-e98d-4a01-b9c4-a937395fb8cd/The-Sustainability-Journey TuneIn https://tunein.com/podcasts/Business--Economics-Podcasts/The-Sustainability-Journey-p1415715/ Listen Notes https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/the-sustainability-journey-samuele-tini-Y1q78AUZb2g/ Papers mentioned:https://hbr.org/2021/07/the-circular-business-model Recommendations: 1- Book: Leadership BS by Jeffrey Pfeffer 2- Book: Surrounded by Idiots by Thomas Erikson 3- Song: SALSA! Vivir Mi Vida by Marc Anthony or C'est La Vie by Khaled Dream:Reality a podcast by Idunn Consulting. Talking to people who have used the last 18 months as opportunity. Dreamers, innovators, change makers. How can we create in the future that we have always dreamed of. Business related podcast looking at start-ups, technology, CSR, Sustainability and lots lots more.
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July 20, 2021
Dream:Reality with Grainne Madden
Dream:Reality Episode 8 with Grainne Madden CSR? What is it all about? Corporate Social Responsibility. Grainne founded GMJ Associates, and lectures on the Trinity MBA and Griffin College. We chat about how all businesses can implement a level of CSR and the impact it can have on employees and business. Social Media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gr%C3%A1inne-madden-1175992/ Twitter: @GrainneMadden Paper mentioned about reading fiction & non fiction benefits: https://hbr.org/2020/03/the-case-for-reading-fiction Recommendations: 1- Book: A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth 2- Book: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara 3- Song: It's My Life by Talk Talk Dream:Reality a podcast by Idunn Consulting. Talking to people who have used the last 18 months as opportunity. Dreamers, innovators, change makers. How can we create in the future that we have always dreamed of. Business related podcast looking at start-ups, technology, CSR, Sustainability and lots lots more.
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July 13, 2021
Dream:Reality with May Samali
Dream:Reality Episode 7 with May Samali Transitioning from lawyer, to Venture Partner to Leadership Development Coach with a strong focus on social purpose. We talk about transitioning, regulation control, opening up markets to everyone, working with PURPOSE and how we can keep the positive change happening. Social Media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/msamali/ Twitter: @maysamali Recommendations: 1- Book & Podcast: Dare to Lead by Brene Brown 2- Song: Happy by Pharrell Williams Dream:Reality a podcast by Idunn Consulting. Talking to people who have used the last 18 months as opportunity. Dreamers, innovators, change makers. How can we create in the future that we have always dreamed of. Business related podcast looking at start-ups, technology, CSR, Sustainability and lots lots more.
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July 06, 2021
Dream:Reality with Tribeni Chougule
Dream:Reality Episode 6 with Tribeni Chougule Change Management - something we need to manage? Or something that is happening all around us constantly? We change about change for the sake of change, change for purpose, engagement gets acceptance. The HBR article mentioned on change is: https://hbr.org/2013/04/change-management-needs-to-cha Social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tribenichougule/ Twitter: @trio1545 Recommendations: 1- Book: Mindset by Dr Carol Dweck 2- Podcast: Squiggly Career Podcast 2- Song: Katy Perry Firework Dream:Reality a podcast by Idunn Consulting. Talking to people who have used the last 18 months as opportunity. Dreamers, innovators, change makers. How can we create in the future that we have always dreamed of. Business related podcast looking at start-ups, technology, CSR, Sustainability and lots lots more.
32:31
June 29, 2021
Dream:Reality with Sara Devoy
Dream:Reality Episode 5 with Sara Devoy Sara specialises in Craniosacral Therapy focusing on the nervous system. We chat about the stressors in our lives, how we can notice them before we blow up or ignore until it all gets a bit too much. This is a calming episode which can help equip you for the future. The article mentioned in the episode on not being mindful is: https://hbr.org/2021/03/where-mindfulness-falls-short Social Media: https://Saradevoycraniosacral.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sara-devoy-ma-econ-0ba80b24/ Facebook: Sara Devoy Craniosacral Biodynamics Instagram:  Sara Devoy CST Recommendations: 1- Book: Radical Wholeness by Philip Shepherd 2- Person to follow: Tara Brach 3- Song: anything by Leonard Cohen Dream:Reality a podcast by Idunn Consulting. Talking to people who have used the last 18 months as opportunity. Dreamers, innovators, change makers. How can we create in the future that we have always dreamed of. Business related podcast looking at start-ups, technology, CSR, Sustainability and lots lots more.
32:05
June 22, 2021
Dream:Reality with Kelly Pettersen
Dream:Reality Episode 4 with Kelly Pettersen Kelly has been involved in FinTech startups and Crypto currencies (full bio below). Based in London, we chat about the current interest in crypto, its future and what role FinTechs play in the banking systems..... Not a technical discussion - so everyone will be able to get their heads around it! All opinions are Kelly's own, and not affiliated to any organisation. The FT article mentioned during the chat: https://enterprise.ft.com/en-gb/blog/ft-future-fintech-global-banks-big-tech/ Social media: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kelly-pettersen-25166711/ Recommendations: 1- Podcast: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders https://open.spotify.com/show/24QifPSob9PbOE5dPwQzXa 2- Song: Anything by Billy Joel Dream:Reality a podcast by Idunn Consulting. Talking to people who have used the last 18 months as opportunity. Dreamers, innovators, change makers. How can we create in the future that we have always dreamed of. Business related podcast looking at start-ups, technology, CSR, Sustainability and lots lots more. Bio: Kelly has over 10 years of international experience helping companies of various sizes achieve growth. She has a track-record building fin-tech start-ups and has led multi-million-dollar strategic projects and transformational marketing and sales-driven initiatives in the finance and banking sector. Kelly is a valued and sought-after advisor to start-ups, on topics across the entire business lifecycle. Kelly currently works at Coinbase as a senior member of the Institutional Sales & Trading team, working with institutions across EMEA on their cryptocurrency adoption journey. Prior to joining the Coinbase, Kelly led business development globally for skew, the leading cryptocurrency market data, analytics and derivatives platform. Prior to this, Kelly was part of the founding team at Lendingblock, a digital asset lending platform where she was the Global Head of Business Development and CMO. Before making the move into crypto, Kelly oversaw European Marketing for BNY Mellon’s largest revenue generating business, Asset Servicing. Earlier, Kelly held various roles at Macquarie in New York and London. Kelly started her career at BMO Capital Markets. Kelly is an endlessly curious person, with an open mind and passion for diversity and for how technology can positively shape the future of financial industry. Kelly is a former US collegiate student athlete completing her undergraduate degree at Providence College. She is currently living in London, UK and earned her Executive MBA from Esade Business & Law School in Spain which is an international management program taught across Europe, Asia, Middle East, South America and the US.
36:52
June 15, 2021
Dream:Reality with Tadi
Dream:Reality with Tadi Muganyi Episode 3!   Tadi is an internationally recognised expert in Digital Transformation. Currently based in Shanghai, China, he speaks regularly with East China Normal University, has spoken at The University of Warwick and AI events in China.    We talk digital systems, their place and importance in small and large business. The barriers/ reluctance to digitising processes and the risks (bias & ethics) that will need to be addressed as we move forward!  An essential chat for anyone interested in digitising processes in their business!   https://www.linkedin.com/in/tadiwanashe-muganyi/  Recommendations: 1- Book Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman  2- Song Hall of Fame by The Script   Dream:Reality a podcast by Idunn Consulting. Talking to people who have used the last 18 months as opportunity. Dreamers, innovators, change makers. How can we create in the future that we have always dreamed of. Business related podcast looking at start-ups, technology, CSR, Sustainability and lots lots more.
29:47
June 08, 2021
Dream:Reality with OwnTrail
Season 1 - Episode 2 - OwnTrail Founders: Rebekah Bastian and Kt McBratney Rebekah and Kt are the co-founders of www.OwnTrail.com, as featured in Forbes (https://www.forbes.com/sites/rebekahbastian/2021/05/25/trailblazers-janine-sickmeyer-founding-partner-of-overlooked-ventures/?sh=7e1c866f1c5e) An amazing and inspirational platform, where women share their authentic journeys as inspiration to others. There is no single journey to success. The platform celebrates career pivots, life experiences and family occasions in a positive, real and inspirational way.  'There’s no one right path through life — just yours. Own the trail you’re blazing through life to build confidence, clarity and belonging. Welcome to the peer support system for women.' OwnTrail: https://twitter.com/OwnTrail https://www.instagram.com/owntrail/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/owntrail/ Kt: https://twitter.com/k_to_the_t https://www.instagram.com/k_to_the_t/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/ktmcbratney/ Rebekah: https://twitter.com/rebekah_bastian https://www.instagram.com/rebekah.bastian/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebekahbastian/ Recommendations: 1- Book: Blaze Your Own Trail by Rebekah Bastian 2- Book: Proposals for the Feminine Economy by Jennifer Armbrust 3- Book: Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings by Joy Harjo 4- Podcast: Ologies with Ali Ward 5- Song: Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen 6- Song: Party Hard by Andrew W.K. Dream:Reality a podcast by Idunn Consulting. Talking to people who have used the last 18 months as opportunity. Dreamers, innovators, change makers. How can we create in the future that we have always dreamed of. Business related podcast looking at start-ups, technology, CSR, Sustainability and lots lots more.
27:01
June 01, 2021
Dream:Reality with Sharon Boxer
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Sharon Boxer Sharon is a Marketing and Communications Manager. A prolific Tweeter and shortlisted for the We Are Tech Women 2020 top 100! Mad about how we can use tech advances to make our lives easier, we chat about all things future :) Twitter: @10FFGINGER LinkedIn: Sharon Boxer Recommendations: 1- Book: Let it go by Peter Walsh 2- Book: How to Talk to Robots by Tabitha Goldstaub 3- Book: Privacy is Power by Carissa Veliz 4- Song: I am what I am by Gloria Gayner Also mentioned in the recording: Peak Everything by Richard Heinberg Dream:Reality a podcast by Idunn Consulting. Talking to people who have used the last 18 months as opportunity. Dreamers, innovators, change makers. How can we create in the future that we have always dreamed of.
27:10
May 25, 2021
Dream:Reality Introduction
Dream:Reality by Idunn Consulting #DreamReality Change is now.  Humans are normally uncomfortable with change, but over the last 12 months we have changed behaviours and rituals more than ever before. We need to keep some of this momentum and carry forward to our work life, and our home life.  In this podcast series we will talk to change makers, innovators and leaders from around the globe who will not sit still. Who will not accept the status quo. But will challenge, and innovate for the future.  Now is an opportunity. What will you do? www.idunn.ie
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May 18, 2021