No Nonsense or BS. Real & Right to the Point Podcast Banter on Business, Career & Life. Maybe your someone who has always wanted to start a Business- This Podcast provides real and practical advice & tips which you can apply to help you succeed on your Business, Career or Life Journey covering a range of different topics. I chat with guests who share their insights on how they made it happen.
54 Interview with Gary Day My Garden of Music
In this episode, I chat with Gary Day who runs Garden of Music based in Warrenpoint.
Garden of Music believes that everyone should have lifelong access and opportunities to both music-making and music education. Garden of Music advocate for musical inclusion. They believe everyone is musical and should have equity to opportunities and provision.
This episode was all about finding out more about Garden of Music, the impact it has & how it's helping making music more accessible for everyone. Founder Gary chats about his early days in music to becoming one of the leading music practitioners in the UK and Ireland, with 20 years’ experience working in accessible and inclusive music-making and education.
Gary talks openly about the importance of making music accessible & as inclusive as possible stating that 'music is in us all'
We also chat about Gary's own business journey in which he shares 3 key tips when it comes to business
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53 Interview with Lianne McCooey
In this episode, I chat with Lianne McCooey of McCooeys Coffee Shop, Newry.
Lianne gives the full showdown on her experience working in the business industry - from pulling her first pint at the age of 10 to now running her very own coffee shop within the City of Newry.
We talked about the challenges of opening your own business along with the highs and low's of opening a business in today's society.
Lianne opens up, sharing her tips on creating the perfect online social presence and lessons learned on how sometimes failure can lead bigger successes.
Lianne is a local celebrity around the Newry area, due to her witty and quirky content, and it's safe to say that this podcast included both these, along with a lot more. Our chat ended with inspirational advice from Lianne - don't be afraid to be a risk-taker, success takes time as not all things take off straight away and hard work and determination is key.
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52 Interview with Aaron Watson
In this episode I chat with Aaron Watson, Telephone On Hold Marketing, Voiceover, Audio Branding, Media Professional.
For several years, Aaron has been delivering his distinctive and clear Northern Irish Voices for radio, TV, and advertising. Aaron specializes in telephone voiceovers for businesses in NI.. onhold marketing, auto attendant and so on.
Working with clients all across the UK, Ireland and Europe. Aaron is one of Northern Ireland’s very few full-time voice artists working from his very own voice studio, located just outside Belfast.
We kick off by chatting about Aaron's business journey and challenges along the way. Aaron shares an open and honest insight into this word as well as how he has been using Social Media in particular LinkedIn for this business.
Aaron is a big ambassador of Northern Ireland PLC or 'Our Wee Country' as he calls it and the importance of helping others and giving back along the way.
Our chat ends by Aaron sharing some super useful tips for businesses on how to 'keep plugging'
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51 Interview with Ruth Young Ruthless Media
In this episode I chat with Ruth Young of Ruthless Media, which helps businesses to improve their social media presence & content. Ruth starts off by chatting about her career and business journey to date as well as the work she did with Young Enterprise NI
We chat about the impact of Covid-19 on small businesses. Ruth shares some insights and ideas on how businesses can continue to remain visible and how social media can push out content & help attract new sales opportunities.
Ruth chats about the benefits of networking and how the BNI in particular has help her own business grow and develop.
Finally Ruth shares her top 3 tips for businesses durning Covid-19
50 Interview with Nicola McGuinness
In this episode I chat with Nicola McGuinness founder of Lean In Newry. Nicola is also Lean in Regional Leader an #IamRemarkable Facilitator as well as Research and Information Project Manager at Intertrade Ireland.
We kick off by chatting about the Lean in Newry Network and how it helps support a large network of women dedicated to achieving their potential through an inclusive, diverse and confidential support network.
Nicola chats about how the Lean in Network has help her overcome her own challenges with Imposter Syndrome. As a trained #IamRemarkable Facilitator Nicola helps empower women and underrepresented groups to speak openly about their accomplishments in the workplace and beyond.
She shares her helpful tips and advice for businesses especially at this difficult time with Covid-19 as well as her 3 top takeaways;
1: Networking & Visibility
2: Have a Career Life without regrets
3:Change the track in your head
49 Emotional Wellness Wayne Denner chats with Joanne Callan
In this episode, we take a much-needed step back. Our World has changed, as a result of the Covid-19 virus. I chat with Joanne Callan on our first episode in which we start to explore Emotional Wellness and what this means.
Joanne is a Holistic Therapist & Well Being Coach. She a coach and an International Trainer for Relax Kids in Ireland and an Accredited Coach with The Institute for The Psychology of Eating.
With over 15 years experience in the area of health and wellness, Joanne is passionate about holistic health, educating, empowering and supporting individuals and families to be the healthiest they can be.
Joanne particular area of interest is in children’s physical and emotional health, women’s fertility and menstrual health along with Eating Psychology and mind, body, nutrition.
Joanne chats about the importance of helping people understand how their body works and how to maximise our wellness & how can move to a place of acceptance. Joanne also chats about the 'new sense of norm' and how at the end of the day it is important that we acknowledge that we are only humans.