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Interlinks is a program about business. technology and globalization. In each episode, I have a sit-down conversation with a person from the world of business, politics, or academia to understand from their perspective how the great trends of our time, namely - geopolitical fragmentation, demographic change, digital transformation, and climate change - are affecting their life, work, and view of the world. The conversations with my invitees from all over the world are wide ranging touching on both the professional and the personal aspects of their experience. International Business, Supply Chain, Globalized Economy, Geopolitical Fragmentation, Climate Change, Digital Transformation, Demographic Stagnation.
Patrick Daly
http://www.albalogistics.com/

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Interlinks is a program about business. technology and globalization. In each episode, I have a sit-down conversation with a person from the world of business, politics, or academia to understand from their perspective how the great trends of our time, namely - geopolitical fragmentation, demographic change, digital transformation, and climate change - are affecting their life, work, and view of the world. The conversations with my invitees from all over the world are wide ranging touching on both the professional and the personal aspects of their experience. International Business, Supply Chain, Globalized Economy, Geopolitical Fragmentation, Climate Change, Digital Transformation, Demographic Stagnation.
Patrick Daly
http://www.albalogistics.com/

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    Opportunity Plus Motivation Means Success

    Opportunity Plus Motivation Means Success

    In this episode of Interlinks we talk to to Laurence O’Kane, businessman, entrepreneur, and founder of multiple businesses in the pharmacy, medical, and cosmetic sectors in Ireland at both the retail and the wholesale level.
    Laurence is a native of Draperstown, Co. Derry, a pharmacist by profession, and started out on his entrepreneurial path in 1986. The businesses that he is directly involved with include:
    ·     O’Kanes Limited (Retail Pharmacy);
    ·     Pharmacy Supplies Ltd (Pharmaceutical OTC Distributor & Wholesaler);
    ·     IMED Healthcare Ltd (Pharmaceutical Manufacturing & Distribution company);
    ·     B-Bold (EU) Ltd (Own Brand Self-Tanning Range)
    ·     Mediteq Healthcare Solutions Ltd (Hospital infection control solutions company).
    Laurence is a living example of how, from small beginnings, opportunity plus motivation, added to the willingness to take calculated risks, can deliver success in a big way.

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    • 29 min
    Clarifying Machine Learning and Generative AI

    Clarifying Machine Learning and Generative AI

    In this episode of Interlinks, host Patrick Daly converses with Pratik Baral, a freelance machine learning engineer, about Baral's journey from Nepal to the forefront of AI and machine learning innovation in California, USA.
    They discuss the practical applications of AI in various sectors, including healthcare, and delve into the future of AI and machine learning, highlighting the potential for AI to streamline business operations and reduce costs.
    Pratik shares his personal story with Patrick, reflecting on his transition from mechanical engineering to data science, and his ambitions to help businesses navigate the complexities of AI integration through his company, Jugged Mountains.

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    • 21 min
    Entrepreneurship for Life with Paul Shortt

    Entrepreneurship for Life with Paul Shortt

    In this episode of the Interlinks podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Paul Shortt, a distinguished figure in the business world with roots in County Monaghan. Paul isn't just any guest; he's a seasoned accountant, a shrewd businessman, and an innovative entrepreneur whose career has left a significant mark on the logistics and consultancy sectors.
    For over two decades, from 1994 to 2016, Paul spearheaded Castlecool Limited as its founder and CEO. Castlecool wasn't just another business; it was a pioneering venture in the realm of temperature-controlled storage and warehousing, setting new standards in the industry. Paul's leadership and vision propelled Castlecool to become a leader in its field, demonstrating the power of innovative thinking in traditional industries.
    But Paul's journey didn't end there. Since leaving Castlecool, he has been at the helm of PVS Consultancy, leveraging his vast experience to mentor, coach, and offer professional advice to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and voluntary associations. His work now focuses on empowering others to achieve their business goals, sharing insights gleaned from years of hands-on experience.
    Join us as we delve into Paul Shortt's fascinating journey from the inception of Castlecool to the impactful work he's doing today with PVS Consultancy. We'll explore the challenges he faced, the milestones he celebrated, and what lies ahead for this visionary leader.
    Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a business owner seeking inspiration, or simply intrigued by the stories of successful business figures, this episode promises rich insights and valuable lessons from the front lines of entrepreneurship and business management. Tune in to discover how Paul Shortt's endeavors are shaping the future of business mentorship and the logistics industry.

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    • 28 min
    Building Agility and Resilience for Business in 2024

    Building Agility and Resilience for Business in 2024

    In this episode of Interlinks, we delve into the heart of navigating through the unpredictable tides of global events and their profound impact on supply chains, discussing the imperative need for agility and resilience.
    Joined by distinguished supply chain experts Lisa Anderson, David Ogilvie, and Art Koch, I explore the innovative strategies companies are adopting to fortify themselves against the unpredictability of the future, focusing on building these critical qualities into the very fabric of their operations.
    Amidst a backdrop of global pandemics, geopolitical tensions, and extreme weather, our conversation illuminates the path for businesses aiming to thrive in a world where the concept of 'normal' is constantly redefined.

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    • 29 min
    Unravelling the Complex World of CPaaS with Paul Ruppert

    Unravelling the Complex World of CPaaS with Paul Ruppert

    In this episode of Interlinks, we welcome back Paul Ruppert, President of Global Point View Ltd, for an in-depth exploration of CPaaS (Communications Platform as a Service), Rich Communications Services (RCS), and the transformative impact of AI and ML on these technologies.
    With extensive experience advising a diverse range of clients across multiple sectors, Paul brings invaluable insights into conversational commerce, the evolving landscape of mobile services, and the future of communication platforms.
    Join us as we delve deeper into these topics, building on our previous conversation with Paul about his journey through politics, business, and entrepreneurship.

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    • 29 min
    Sustainable Winning Performance

    Sustainable Winning Performance

    Welcome to a new episode of the Interlinks podcast, where we dive into the heart of sustainability within the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry.
    Our special guest is Des Ferris, the visionary founder and Managing Director of Sustainable Winning Performance Limited. With an impressive 22-year tenure in the FMCG sector, Des has held pivotal director and board roles at renowned companies such as Nature’s Way and Keelings.
    His academic journey, spanning the Irish Management Institute, Harvard, and Trinity College Dublin, equips him with a rich blend of knowledge and experience.
    Through his consultancy, Des champions the cause of helping FMCG companies not only meet their sustainability goals but also achieve excellence in quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction.
    Today, he's here to share how his unique perspective and insights help create value for customers, stakeholders, and society at large, by driving sustainable winning performance in this dynamic sector.
    Stay tuned as we explore the strategies, challenges, and successes that define the path to sustainability in the FMCG world with Des Ferris

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    • 29 min

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