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Michael Dwyer: an entrepreneur’s journey

Michael Dwyer: an entrepreneur’s journey

The Association recently invited entrepreneur Michael Dwyer for a fireside chat with Conor Horgan following its AGM. Founder of Pigsback.com, Michael drew on his book from the arena: an entrepreneur’s journey - the story of pigsback.com to recount a marathon...

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The Best Business Books of 2023

The Best Business Books of 2023

Irish Times Business Book Reviewer Frank Dillon regaled members at our recent Christmas event in the RDS with his favourite reads of 2023. Here they are : Elon Musk by Walter Isaacson & Risking it All by Michael Vlisman The Digital transformation Roadmap by David L. Rogers Right Kind of Wrong by Amy Edmondson * […]

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Towards Better Networking

Towards Better Networking

Expert Nishtha Chugh provides valuable lessons on perfecting the often neglected art of networking. Most people tend to treat networking events like fish markets. Armed with shiny business cards they move from table to table looking for the finest catch the place has...

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The Microstress Effect

The Microstress Effect

The Association was delighted to host the third in its series of international speaker events in 2023 last September with New York Times best-selling author Karen Dillon. How a million little things are dragging you down, and what to do about it - there is a force in...

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The problem with webinars

The problem with webinars

Webinars are the new seminars. Ashish Mohan and Alfred Hauenstein on how to make them more effective. We’ve all done it.  We have all fallen asleep during a webinar.  As far as sleeping aids go, there is probably none as effective as the modern, one-hour webinar.  At...

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Better jobs mean bigger profits

Better jobs mean bigger profits

Frank Dillon reviews the HBR book "The Case for Good Jobs" by Zeynep Ton. Many MBA students would be uncomfortable making a case for increasing pay if they couldn’t show – with the numbers all lined up on a spreadsheet – that higher wages would pay off financially for...

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Make Work Healthy

Make Work Healthy

The Mid-West Chapter of the MBA Association was delighted to welcome John Ryan to speak at a lunchtime event in at ACI Worldwide in Limerick recently. This followed an evening with John in Dublin some weeks earlier. Formerly of the Great Places to Work organisation, John has set up a business focussed on the global […]

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