Zero Lives Left Business, Career & Life Podcast

Zero Lives Left Business, Career & Life Podcast

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.

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May 27, 2022 60 min

In this jam packed episode I chat with my good friend Tom Hughes.   Tom is Partner in Lean at Lumen Electronics, Cofounder at GembaDocs & 3rd Digital, Author of “Improvement Starts With I.”

In the episode we start of by chatting about Tom's business & Career journey.  Tom has recently published his first book Improvement Starts With I: A practical guide to building an extraordinary lean culture.

Tom chats about what exact...

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In this episode I chat with Louise Brogan who's a LinkedIn Trainer.  Louise is an international speaker and podcaster who talks to audiences about why, how and when they should be using LinkedIn in business.

In this episode we chat about top ways to stand out on LinkedIn.  Louise shares top tips for:

  • Students
  • Graduates 
  • & Career movers
  • Louise shares her four pillars of using LinkedIn - optimising your profile, building a valuabl...

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    In this episode I chat with Peter Doak from PDG Advertising based in Northern Ireland.  

    PDG Advertising launched in  2015 as  a creative and results focused digital marketing agency, based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Our focus for a positive ROI for customers is our guiding light in delivering an Exceptional Digital Marketing Experience.

    We kick off the episode finding out a little about Peter's background and his reason behin...

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    November 18, 2021 47 min

    In this episode I chat about conflict management with Dorcas Crawford.  

    After over 20 years as a litigation lawyer and several years conducting a high profile piece of litigation (Northern Ireland’s longest running civil trial) Dorcas Crawford, senior partner at Edwards & Co Solicitors, began to re-evaluate the whole area of dispute resolution and concluded that there was a better way. 

    She trained as a mediator with CEDR in Lon...

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    October 15, 2021 44 min

    In this episode I chat with Henry McCrory who runs a very trendy and focused marketing agency, with one of this closest and lifelong friends Christopher Mc Clenaghan.  Creative3  has a clear goal of growing brands and businesses. They have unconventional ideas, are disrupters and  grow brands, that grows businesses.

    Henry has been though 2 recessions & now a global pandemic, he is a big  believer everywhere we go we can make a d...

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    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 &a...

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    September 1, 2020 75 min

    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, sharin...

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    June 10, 2020 47 min

    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 ...

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    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...

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    April 25, 2020 43 min

    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 ...

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    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 ...

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    In this episode, I chat with Fiona Forman author, speaker, trainer, former teacher and facilitator in the areas of well-being and Positive Psychology.  

    We kick off by chatting about Fiona's journey to date from Teacher in the Classroom to setting up her own business and how she got starting in the area of Wellbeing & Positive Psychology.

    Fiona is the co-author of Weaving Well-Being, an international multi-level Positive Educ...

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    January 19, 2020 38 min

    Not getting paid in Business is hard.  You have delivered an excellent product or service and yet can't get paid.  But Credit Insurance is one way to prevent this from happening.  

    In this episode, I chat with Cormac Harty from Cormac Harty Insurance who acts as a Consultant in the Insurance Sector.   Cormac chats about what credit insurance is, how it helps and why businesses need to consider it.  

    We chat a little on the dreade...

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    Have you ever thought about expanding your Business or Brand overseas?  Ever thought that China or Hong Kong might be a great location?  The Chinese and Hong Kong market has great potential for international businesses seeking to expand and develop business relationships with 1.3 billion consumers in the region.   

    In this episode, I chat with Kristina Koehler-Coluccia Head of Business Advisory at Woodburn Accountants & Advisors...

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    In this episode, I chat with Emma Marmion Director of Prestige HR based in Newry.  Emma and her team at Prestige HR in Newry provide a full range of services for the SME sector right across NI/ROI and UK.  

    I start off by asking Emma about her Career journey to date how she ended up getting into HR and also how Prestige HR was born.  A core focus on this episode of the Podcast was Leadership an area which Emma has expertise in when ...

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    In this episode I chat with Adam and George 2 independent video content creators based in Derry & owners of Foxglove Productions.  Both Adam and George met at college and saw a gap in the North West Region to help businesses and brands create cost effective video content with high quality results. 

    Adam also known on YouTube as IzonHow is a successful You Tube content creator in his own right and has been Vlogging for some time...

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    In this episode I chat with Colly Graham CEO Salesxcellence about the importance of sales within Businesses both small and large.  Colly Graham in 1996 who has over forty years’ experience in telephone, field sales and sales management. Colly is recognized as an international sales trainer who achieves excellent results.

    Colly chats about the key traits which make a good sales person and how being resilient is an important character...

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    In this episode I chat with Former United States Most Wanted Brett 'GOllumfun' Johnson referred to by the United States Secret Service as "The Original Internet Godfather.  Mr Johnson was a central figure in the Cybercrime world for almost 20 years.   He build and was the leader of 'ShadowCrew', the precursor to today's darknet markets.  

    He was instrumental in development many ares of online fraud while help...

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    December 6, 2018 30 min

    This episode of the podcast is taken from my recent Facebook Live in which I chat with Terry Robb Head of Personal Banking at Ulster Bank.  Financial fraud is becoming more prevalent so protecting your money whilst shopping particularly in the run up to Christmas is really important.

    I’ve teamed up with Ulster Bank over the next few weeks to contribute to the ‘TAKE FIVE TO STOP FRAUD’ national campaign from Financial Fraud Action UK...

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    November 26, 2018 52 min

    In this episode I chat with Ted Rubin a leading Social Marketing Strategist, Speaker, CMO of Brand Innovators, & Co-Founder of Prevailing Path. In March 2009 he started using and evangelizing the term ROR, Return on Relationship, hashtag #RonR.

    Ted has a deep online background beginning in 1997 working with best selling author, entrepreneur and agent of change Seth Godin at Yoyodyne, which was acquired in Q4 1998 by Yahoo! Ted c...

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