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Resilience Resources

Resilience is a topic close to my heart – and on Friday 25th October 2019, in the Civic Offices Dublin, I had the opportunity through Startup Week Dublin, to present a talk titled ‘The Resilient Startup’ . The talk was based on my 25 years experience in business combined with research I had conducted on resilience for business owners and startups. It’s also a combination of my research in the fields of mental health and wellbeing, and the resilience research…

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The Resilient Startup

Startup Week Dublin Could Change Your Life. It Did Mine.

Two years ago I hit a wall. A proverbial wall of course – similar to that of marathon runners, when they can’t see a way forward, and stopping is the easier option. Except mine was a ‘business wall’ where stress levels started to overwhelm and bed was better than facing the day. Twenty two years in business was taking its toll and I was low on ideas and motivation. But then I came across startup weekend Dublin and registered to…

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D O’Kelly Coaching

Hi, my name is Derek O’Kelly and I am a Wellbeing & Performance coach. I specialise in business, career, wellbeing and life coaching. I am also passionate about coaching in the educational sectors to assist teachers, leaders, and students achieve their career and academic goals. I am an author, qualified teacher, sports psychologist & mental wellbeing coach – and I have spent the past twenty years researching the areas of educational psychology, human potential, positive psychology, leadership,  personal empowerment, and…

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Jack Kavanagh – A Winning Mind In Motion

In a previous article I mentioned how a winning mind can mean many different things. It can mean to achieve or cope – or deal with adversity – or inspire others. Jack Kavanagh is all of these, and more; and I had the pleasure of meeting him on Saturday, in a windswept Smithfield Square at the Blue Fire Street Fest – where he sat in the rain and cold to share his story and inspire others.

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