Listen in and learn how the only female CEO at a top ten US cable operating company, is widely respected for her passionate focus on customer experience and company culture. Learn how she motivates young professionals to lead passionately with purpose. Colleen maintains that everyone has gifts and passions, and when directed meaningfully, these strengths will help guide leaders to success. She encourages leaders to … Continue reading Confidence, Humility and Corporate Culture
“I don’t think I have any pleasure in any part of my body, because my first and initial body thoughts were blackened by the fear of sin: and therefore I think of my body as a sort of vehicle for sin.” Edna O’Brien. The carefully crafted official report into The Mother and Baby Homes report was published in January 2021. The controversial contents sent shock … Continue reading Overcoming spiritual terrorism in Ireland
“God is bedrock under my feet, the castle in which I live, my rescuing knight.” Psalm 18:2 This summer I took the Dart out to Dalkey. It’s a lovely fashionable suburb to the south of Dublin. The name Dalkey derives from Delginis (Irish) and Dalk-Ei (Norse) meaning Thorn Island and it’s origins date back 6, 500 years to activity on Dalkey Island. In the early … Continue reading Medieval Castles of Dalkey
One of my friend’s has just finished reading The Plague by Albert Camus. Its the story of a plague sweeping the French Algerian city of Oran. Another friend suggested I look like I’m about to go into a fighting scene of Game of Thrones. The series is filmed around Ballintoy Harbor close to where the picture above and below were taken. It got me thinking … Continue reading The Plague
This is the time to be slow Lie low to the wall Till the bitter weather passes, Try, as best you can, not to let The wire brush of doubt Scrape from yourself All sense of yourself And your hesitant light If you remain generous Time will come good; And you will find your feet again On fresh pastures of promise, Where the air will … Continue reading A time to be slow
Yesterday I took the tràin from Dublin to Galway with my good friend Frank. We had a great chat on the train and enjoyed exploring a few places in and around Eyre Square. Frank has worked with many groups in Galway for 5 years so it was good to get his perspective on this vibrant city in the west of Ireland. The group below made … Continue reading What’s the craic in Galway ?
George Bernard Shaw said, “it’s more civilized to travel 3 miles per hour than 3,000 miles per hour.” Here in Ulster, one of the four provinces of Ireland, I come into agreement with him. Within two weeks, I’ve moved from a success driven sprawling suburban city with a lot of bling and where driving was the norm to a small, close-knit and historic province where … Continue reading Guided walking tour in East Belfast