192 episodes

The No 1 Independent Business Podcast in Ireland.

To build a successful business you must be willing to try and fail repeatedly.

Each week I sit down with Ireland's most interesting entrepreneurs and discover how they experiment and grow their business.

We uncover the secret ingredients behind every successful business and the harsh lessons learned from their failures.

If you dream of being an entrepreneur or are already running your own business, this podcast will transform how to think about business.

The Entrepreneur Experiment Gary Fox

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 78 Ratings

The No 1 Independent Business Podcast in Ireland.

To build a successful business you must be willing to try and fail repeatedly.

Each week I sit down with Ireland's most interesting entrepreneurs and discover how they experiment and grow their business.

We uncover the secret ingredients behind every successful business and the harsh lessons learned from their failures.

If you dream of being an entrepreneur or are already running your own business, this podcast will transform how to think about business.

    CEO + Commissioner + Columnist- Rena Maycock - Triple Threat Entrepreneur

    CEO + Commissioner + Columnist- Rena Maycock - Triple Threat Entrepreneur

    The modern entrepreneur must be a chameleon, able to shift roles and perspectives in a heartbeat. 
    Today's guest, Rena Maycock is the ultimate version of what it means to be an entrepreneur in 2022.
    A founder of two businesses, a columnist with The Currency and sitting on the Commission for Taxation, Rena's breadth of knowledge is only rivalled by her hectic calendar! 
    In today's episode you will learn:
    - Why sales is a core skill for any entrepreneur
    - Why you must work with technology instead of fighting it
    - The patent process & why it's so critical for certain ideas
    - The art of juggling so many roles & responsibilities
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    • 1 hr
    EE 191 - David Jeffreys - The Ironman Entrepreneur

    EE 191 - David Jeffreys - The Ironman Entrepreneur

    David Jeffreys could have been a pro gamer but instead built one of Ireland's leading tech companies.
    In this episode, we explore his elite sports mentality and how Ironman training gives him the competitive edge in business.
    In Jan 2022, he sold ActionPoint to Viatel & we get the full lowdown on how to build and sell a technology business
    You will also learn:
    - Why David blocks Friday for washing up
    -  How to develop an elite sports mentality 
    - The Get Lazy Mentality
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    • 1 hr 14 min
    EE 190 - Idea Lab - What I Learned Interviewing a Billionaire

    EE 190 - Idea Lab - What I Learned Interviewing a Billionaire

    In the Lab this week, I share the 4 lessons I learned from the elite-level performers I spent time with at Dublin Tech Summit.
    These 4 tips will reshape how you approach events and interact with people on a daily basis.
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    • 11 min
    EE 189 - Colm Lyon - The Fire Starter

    EE 189 - Colm Lyon - The Fire Starter

    Colm sold Realex in 2015 for €115 million & immediately launched a new venture.

    He has designed Fire.com for businesses and other financial institutions to easily access a range of payment services.
    In a wide-ranging chat, we discuss everything from the future of payments, why he didn't settle after selling Realex and the reason why the Fontaines D.C. have the world's greatest song. 
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    • 1 hr 14 min
    EE 188 - Idea Lab - Build Identity Capital (aka Do Cool Sh*t)

    EE 188 - Idea Lab - Build Identity Capital (aka Do Cool Sh*t)

    In the Lab today, I breakdown why you need to start doing cool things to help your business and your career prospects. It's time to stop being vanilla and hiding in the shadows.
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    • 10 min
    EE 187 - Zoë Desmond - Founder Frolo

    EE 187 - Zoë Desmond - Founder Frolo

    The greatest companies are built from the founder's desire to solve problems.
    The truly great ones come from a deep desire to solve your own challenge.
    Invisible barriers prevented Zoë from connecting with people she wanted in her life
    Frolo is the answer to that problem.
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    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
78 Ratings

78 Ratings

Jeremyrox ,

Incredibly Valuable Life/Business Lessons

I first started listening to this podcast back in November 19’ and since then it has been a big part of helping me on my entrepreneur journey!

Brilliant content and I would highly recommend it to anyone interested in business and anyone who wants to learn 👏🏻

anoamuas ,

Fab podcast

Great podcast - real insights

BridMc ,

Perfect podcast for entrepreneurs

Great podcast for entrepreneurs, particularly those trying to grow their business.

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