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Samantha Kelly AKA tweetinggoddess on Twitter Communities, Vision Boards & Her First Tweet ! EP47
Dec 10 • 47 min
In this episode, I talk with Samantha Kelly AKA Tweetinggoddess Samantha Kelly is an Award Winning Social Media Strategist and a Dynamic and Engaging Speaker, Trainer and Author. She is also the founder of the Women Inspire Network. She has built a huge…
Friday Five with Samantha Kelly AKA Tweeting Goddess - EP47 Teaser
Dec 6 • 5 min
Samantha Kelly is an Award Winning Social Media Strategist and a Dynamic and Engaging Speaker and Trainer. She is also the founder of the Women Inspire Network. She has built a huge Twitter following and presence over the last few years and continues to…
Shane Cradock on Mindset, Visioning & Permission to Dream - EP46
Dec 3 • 74 min
In this episode, I talk with Shane Cradock. Shane has many roles. He is a Business, Life & Sports Performance Coach, a Consultant, a Public Speaker, a Playwright, an Author and a self-professed Messer! From the very start of the conversation, we dived…
Friday Five with Shane Cradock - EP46 Teaser
Nov 29 • 5 min
Happy Friday All, This week, I recorded an episode with Shane Cradock. Shane is a man of many talents. He is a Business, Life & Sports Performance Coach, a Business Consultant, a Public Speaker, a Playwright, an Author and a self-professed Messer. During…
Lt. Cdr. Roberta O’Brien on Navigating Challenges & Focusing on The Crocodiles - EP45
Nov 26 • 93 min
In this episode, I go on location to meet with Lt. Cdr. Roberta O’Brien at the National Maritime College of Ireland. Roberta has made Irish Naval History a few times in her career, so far! She became the first female to join the Irish Navy when becoming a…
Friday Five with Roberta O’Brien - EP45 Teaser
Nov 23 • 5 min
Happy Friday! In this episode, I go on location to meet with Roberta O’Brien at the National Maritime College of Ireland. Roberta has made Irish Naval History a few times in her career, so far! She became the fires female to join the Irish Navy when…
Andrew Montague on the Dublin Bike Scheme, Lord Mayor 24x7, and Career Next Steps! EP44
Nov 18 • 72 min
In this Episode, I interview Andrew Montague. Andrew is an Irish Labour Party politician and member of Dublin City Council. He is a former Lord Mayor of Dublin. He proposed the Dublin Bike Scheme in 2004 which was launched in 2009 and credited as one of…
Friday Five with Labour Councillor Andrew Montague
Nov 14 • 3 min
Hi Folks, In this weeks Friday Five, I share a few snippets from the conversation I had a few weeks back with Councillor Andrew Montague. Andrew was the Lord Mayor of Dublin back in 2011 and he’s very well known for the introducing the Dublin Bike Scheme.…
Niamh McCarthy on Skydiving, Olympic Medals & being just a bit Competitive! EP43
Nov 11 • 93 min
In this episode, I talk with Niamh McCarthy. Niamh has collected Olympic and World Championship Silver medals over the last few years in the Discus in the Paralympic games. During the conversation, she talks about how her life has changed since…
11 Productivity Practices to Get Stuff Done! - EP42
Nov 5 • 29 min
So, I’ve decided to do another solo run in this episode and confront the imposter syndrome (it’s a think & I touch on it in the show) full on by talking about 11 practices I apply, some every day, and some for the bigger picture, that helps me get stuff…
Friday Five with Niamh McCarthy - EP43 Teaser
Nov 3 • 5 min
In this week’s Friday Five, I share a teaser of Monday’s full Episode with Niamh McCarthy. Niamh has collected Olympic and World Championship Silver medals over the last few years in the Discus in the Paralympic games. Her story is fascinating and we had…
Halloween Special with Mike Huberty on the Paranormal, Uniqueness, & Finding the Right Path! EP41
Oct 28 • 75 min
In this episode, I share a great conversation with Podcaster, Author, Entrepreneur, and Lead-singer from the Band Sunspot, Mike Huberty. He hosts a podcast called See You On The Other Side with his co-host Wendy Lynn Staats. He’s from Maddison, Wisconsin.…
Friday Five - Halloween Special with Mike Huberty - Teaser of EP41
Oct 25 • 7 min
In this weeks Friday Five, I’ve decided to get into the spirit of things with Halloween upon us. I’m delighted to be releasing an episode with Mike Huberty, who is the host of the See You On The Other Side podcast (full links in my episode page on the…
Micheál O’Mathúna on the Artist Way, Managing Stress & being your Authentic Self! EP40
Oct 21 • 70 min
In Episode 40 of the Podcast, I talk with Micheál O’Mathúna. Micheál is a Journalist, Facilitator, Coach and is also the founder of The Health Zone, an organisation set up to empower and educate people to be healthier, happier and more authentic in their…
Friday Five with Micheál O’Mathúna
Oct 18 • 4 min
Hi all, In this weeks Friday Five, I share a few clips from next Monday’s episode with Micheál O’Mathúna. Micheál is a Journalist, Facilitator, Coach and is also the founder of The Health Zone, an organisation set up to empower and educate people to be…
Colin O’Brady on Changing Mindsets, Overcoming Obstacles & Finding your Everest! EP39
Oct 15 • 83 min
Hi all, Welcome to another episode of the 1% Better Podcast. I have the full show notes with all links to Colin on the episode page on my site here - www.robofthegreen.ie/episodes/ep39-colinobrady/ Thanks for listening, Rob
Friday Five with Colin O’Brady on the Explorers Grand Slam - EP39 Teaser
Oct 13 • 6 min
In this short teaser show, I share a few short snippets from the amazing conversation I have with Colin O’Brady. I first hear about Colin listening to his TedTalk a few months ago. It’s an inspiring story and I really wanted to get deeper into what drives…
Dr. Norah Patten’s Mission to be Ireland’s First Person in Space & a Trip to Planet Zebunar! - EP38
Oct 2 • 65 min
Hi all, Delighted to be sharing this episode with you. Full show notes of this episode can be found at www.robofthegreen.ie/episodes/ep38-norahpatten Enjoy, Rob
Dr. Norah Patten - Ireland’s first space traveller - 5 Minute Teaser - EP38
Oct 2 • 6 min
In this Friday’s 5 minute teaser, I share a few small clips of my conversation with Norah Patten discussing her passion for space and drive to become Ireland’s first person in Space. Have a listen to this short teaser, where we discuss: * Finding a…
Gerard Kearney on Close-Up Magic, Performing ‘in the moment’ & Dexterity! - EP37
Sep 30 • 110 min
Hi all, I believe we all have an interest in, or maybe even a little bit of wonder for Magic. Something about it for me, brings me right back to being young and remembering the first time I saw a trick performed. Most likely watching Paul Daniels on TV.…
Gerard Kearney - Cork Magician - 5 Minute Teaser - EP37
Sep 27 • 4 min
Magic is something I believe we all have a wonder about and in next Mondays episode of the 1% Better Podcast, Gerard Kearney, the Cork Close-up Magician, provides a in-depth and mesmerising view into his journey so far. In this Fridays 5 Minute Teaser,…
John C. Havens on Artificial Intelligence, Ethics, and the Uncanny Valley! EP36!
Sep 24 • 59 min
Hi all As Soundcloud doesn’t allow for Hyperlinks and is pretty poor for text…please go to the following link for the full shownotes: http://robofthegreen.ie/episodes/ep36-johnchavens/ Thank you so much, Rob
John C. Havens - Artificial Intelligence - 5 Minutes Teaser - EP36
Sep 20 • 7 min
Hi all, If you’re interested in Artificial Intelligence then episode 36, with John C Havens, will be a great one for you to listen to you. This bite-sized teaser episode gives you a taste of what we talk about including AI, Augmented Reality, Virtual…
Jenni Rivett on Training Lady Diana, and Exercise & Nutrition Advice ! - EP35
Sep 16 • 40 min
In this Episode, I talk with world renowned fitness and nutrition consultant Jenni Rivett. In her career so far, she was Lady Diana’s personal trainer for 7 years, she’s been an author, fitness journalist, and creator of many DVD’s on fitness. Jenni was…
Jenni Rivett - 5 Minute Teaser - EP35
Sep 15 • 4 min
In this bite-sized episode, I share some snippets from the full interview with Jenni Rivett that is coming on Monday. Jenni is a fitness and nutrition expert, was Lady Diana’s personal trainer for 7 years and has a number of fitness DVDs out. Full details…
6 Months of 1% Better - EP34!
Sep 10 • 29 min
Hi all, The podcast is 6 months old today. In this shorter episode, I share some learnings, ideas, magic, motivation and other plans for the future. Back to normal format with interviews next week but wanted to share this one and hopefully you enjoy it.…
Denis Collins - 5 Minute Teaser - EP33
Sep 2 • 5 min
Denis Collins is an award-winning renowned visionary thought Leader in Business and someone that likes to get things done. The full conversation with Denis is released on Monday. This is just a quick taste of what is to come. Hope you enjoy.
Denis Collins on Management Styles, Collaborative Influencing and Pacesetting! EP33
Sep 1 • 48 min
Denis Collins is an Renowned Visionary Thought Leader in Business and someone that likes to get things done. He is the CEO Smarter Dynamics, Former IBM Global Executive, Chairman of Smarter Senses (Shine Ireland), and widely acknowledged as a significant…
Lorna Quinn on Acting, Awards, Breakthrough Moments & AS3! - EP31
Aug 17 • 73 min
Hi folks, In this episode, I have a great conversation with Lorna Quinn. Lorna is an Actor (I’m going with Actor not Actress – we clarify why on the show) that has a built up a great portfolio of work over the last number of years since graduating from…
Adrian Barry on his Radio Journey (so far), Awards ≠ Success, and Missing out on Polymer! EP32
Aug 16 • 87 min
In this Episode, I talk with Adrian Barry. Adrian is an Award winning sports presenter (PPI radio Sports Broadcaster of the year 2011), previously Sports Editor for Newstalk and, most recently, the Group Head of Sports Programming for Communicorp (which…
Grattan Donnelly on Freedom, Overcoming Fears, Learning, & the Gremlin on your shoulder! EP30
Aug 12 • 76 min
In this episode, I talk with Grattan Donnelly. Grattan does a number of different things in his portfolio but mainly working with people using Coaching and Mindfulness. He works as part of a Danish company called Potential Project. Grattan also does…
Evan Desmarais on Comedy, Handling Hecklers and making his own Nachos! EP29
Aug 1 • 79 min
In this episode, I talk with Evan Desmarais, who is a Comedian from Toronto. He’s been a comedian for around 10 years during which time he’s been touring across the US, Canada, Australia and the UK. This was a fun conversation as we talked through how…
Anna Dolce on becoming Miss Georgia (twice), Ted Talks, focusing on Outcomes + Lots more! EP28
Jul 23 • 120 min
In this epic episode, I talk with Anna Dolce. Anna is a life and business strategist, restaurant expert, hospitality zealot, writer and speaker. Her consulting and coaching work has attracted global clients in the restaurant, hospitality, retail,…
John Wall (part 2) on Entrepreneurship, Risk Strategies and the Importance of Integrity! - EP27
Jul 23 • 81 min
In this second part of the John Wall Interview, we go deep into his career of becoming an entrepreneur. I also go into the usual set of rapid fire questions towards the end of the show where to touch on many topics and habits John has. I have to say this…
John Wall (part 1) on growing up, attention to safety and 4 key interview tips! - EP26
Jul 17 • 78 min
In this two parter, I talk with John Wall. John describes himself as a moderately successful entrepreneur but he’s being quite modest. He’s had very interesting career and we go into this during the course of our conversation. This was one of the first…
Sinéad Hussey on the 9 O’Clock News, Pushing outside the comfort zone and DJ for a Day! - EP25
Jul 9 • 61 min
In this episode, I was delighted to continue the theme of nationally known guests that have a link to Longford, Sinéad Hussey is a multimedia journalist with RTÉ. She is specifically assigned to the 9 O’Clock news at RTE. She has been working in the media…
Ben Pridmore on being a 3-time Memory World champion, Memorising Cards and DJ Shadow! - EP24
Jul 2 • 78 min
Ben Pridmore is a three time World Memory Champion winning the title 2004, 2008 and 2009 . He achieved this by winning a 10-discipline competition in the World Memory Championship, which has taken place every year since 1991. He has also earned the…
Veda Lady on Performing, Diversity, the Recession, Turning Points & Moonstruck! - EP 23
Jun 22 • 101 min
Veda Lady is a stunt queen, a drag queen, a club promoter, and a performer for the last 20 years. Working in Drag for most of this time. Veda has been performing a show called ‘Witchy Wednesday’ in the George in Dublin for the last 18 years and still…
Declan Fahy on Journalism, Authoring a book, Serendipity, and the Longford Leader! - EP 22
Jun 15 • 105 min
** Full show notes on the episode page for this show here - www.robofthegreen.ie/episodes/ep22-declanfahy So another week, another episode. This one is with Declan Fahy who is a Journalist that has worked for the Irish Times, the Daily Mirror & the…
Bobby Tambling on Scoring Goals, Playing against George Best and never giving up! EP21
Jun 11 • 107 min
It’s not every day I get to interview a guest that would be considered a legend in Football circles. And if you have an interest in football, you’ll love this episode. Even if you don’t, you’ll still love hearing Bobby talk about his life story. Bobby’s…
Cathy Walsh on Dancing, Choreography, Time and Being on the right path! - EP20
Jun 11 • 90 min
In this episode, I talk with Cathy Walsh, a freelance artist or better described as choreographer and performer. She is originally from Cork but now is based in Berlin where she performs, and works on her art. During our conversation, we talk about how…
John Carey, CEO UFirstCoaching, on performance, freedom through commitment & core values! - EP19
Jun 3 • 104 min
In this episode, I interview John Carey, of UFirstCoaching (www.ufirstcoaching.com), which is a Performance coaching and success company. He set up it up in 2002 and has been focusing on humans and teams working better. This has become John’s life work…
Nanci Creedon, Dog Behavourist, on Doggie Day Care, Dog Psychology & Always learning! Ep 18
May 20 • 54 min
In this episode, I talk with Nanci Creedon who is Irelands leading dog behaviour expert. She is a regular contributor to the RTÉ Today show, radio and print media and an award winning entrepreneur. We recorded the show in her Doggie Day Care center just…
Eoin Tynan, from St.Mel’s Brewing Company, on Craft Beers, Growing a Business & Raisins! - Ep 17
May 19 • 88 min
In this episode, I talk with Eoin Tynan, who is the MD of St. Mel’s Brewing Company. Who, along with his co-founder, Liam Hanlon, set up the Company. St. Mel’s Brewing company produce Craft beers and very tasty ones at that. Liam is a brew master by…
David Saunders on Beating Cancer, Resilience and Amputee Football! - EP 16
May 13 • 87 min
In this episode, I talk with David Saunders. David is from Kerry, teaches in Cork and is a member of the Irish Amputee Football Team. He also is starting to give motivational talks on his journey, resilience and mental health. In our conversation, David…
The 1% Better VoxPop - Project Management Ireland National Conference - Ep 15
May 10 • 33 min
Oh yes, it’s back by popular demand!!! The 1% Better VoxPop!! After making its debut a couple of weeks ago, and (for the most part) being well received, it’s coming back for another airing (literally). This time round, we’re going full Project Management…
Helfi Star on being a Clairaudient, 3 tips to live by, and a visit from George Michael! - EP 14
May 7 • 68 min
This is an episode of firsts for the 1% Better Podcast. It’s the first conversation I’ve recorded with a Psychic Medium and Clairaudient. It’s the first show I’ve recorded over Skype as Helfi is based in LA (sound quality is pretty good which is great as…
Lisa Fallon on Football Analysis, Making Decisions, and 1500 VHS Tapes! - Ep 13
May 1 • 60 min
In this episode, I have an awesome conversation with Lisa Fallon. Lisa is the first team analyst for Cork City Football Club & the Northern Ireland National Team. She is also the Business Development Manager for Cork City FC and she also creates…
The 1% Better Nashville VoxPop - Ep 12
Apr 27 • 24 min
Hi all & happy Friday\Weekend!! In this new spin off/pilot show of the 1% Better Podcast, I’ve decided to hit the streets of cities I visit and ask the locals what their 1% Better tip or advice would be to make you, the listeners, at least 1% Better. Over…
Fabio Grassi (Executive Coach & Facilitator at IMI) on Independent Thinking, A JEM & Avatar! Ep 11
Apr 22 • 53 min
In this episode, I have a conversation with Fabio Grassi. Fabio is an executive coach and teacher at the IMI and also runs his own companies, CoreIdeas and Geode, where he aims to Inspire meaningful change. I think Fabio is one of the most interesting…
Maria Kidney on setting up a Charity, Travelling and the man with the golden tooth! - Episode 10
Apr 16 • 72 min
In this episode, I talk with Maria Kidney, the co-founder of Brighter Communities Worldwide (originally called Friends of Londiani) about her own journey. Maria first travelled to Kenya in 2000 to climb mountains, and after a mugging incident in Nairobi…
Pat Lucey (CEO of ASPIRA) on Business, Project Management and the Berlin Wall! - Episode 09
Apr 7 • 48 min
In this show, I talk with Pat Lucey, CEO of ASPIRA and Vice President of PMI Ireland Chapter. I’ve known Pat for a few years via the PMI Ireland Chapter and I targeted him early as I knew he’d have a great story. I was right. :) During the conversation,…
Pat Rodgers on Endurance Racing, Kayaking around Ireland(literally) & The Spine Race! - Episode 08
Apr 2 • 91 min
Pat Rodgers is an ultra runner and endurance athlete. In this podcast, we talked about his many adventures over his career (so far) in the world of extreme physical challenges. This includes rock climbing expeditions while in College in France, to taking…
Andrew McLaughlin, Programme Director IMI, on Human Potential, Mindfulness & NLP! - Episode 07
Mar 26 • 58 min
In this episode of the 1% Better podcast, I have a fascinating conversation with Andrew McLaughlin. Andrew is a Programme Director at the Irish Management Institute (IMI) for Diplomas in Organisational Behaviour and in Executive Coaching. He is a hugely…
John Dennehy, CEO of Zartis, on Entrepreneurship, Productivity & Work-life Balance! - Episode 06
Mar 19 • 51 min
During this episode, I chat with John about his very successful and interesting career so far. We talk about his early days growing up in Cork, moving to Dublin for University, time spent in South Africa and Scotland, all providing him with great life…
Oliver Kirwan on Event Management, Risk Taking, Decision Making & Sleep! - Episode 05
Mar 12 • 52 min
In this episode, I chat with Oliver Kirwan, who runs (with his business partner Catriona O’Callaghan and team) Elite Event Management from their offices in Killarney. He is responsible for the Quest Adventure Series and Run Killarney to name just two in…
Maeve Ahern O’Neill on Personal Branding, Always learning and the Spice Girls! - Episode 04
Mar 12 • 71 min
In this episode, I chat with Maeve Ahern O’Neill who is a personal branding expert and runs her own business called ‘thebrandingofme’ (www.thebrandingofme.ie). During the conversation, Maeve brings you on a whirlwind journey which covers her school days…
John Caulfield on Management, Leadership, Core Values and Cork City FC - Episode 03
Mar 9 • 46 min
In this episode, I talk with the Cork City Football Manager, John Caulfield, on his style of management and leadership, how he handled the transition from player to manager, and some of the challenges managing a team in the modern day where instant…
Andrew Mangan on Blogging, Podcasting & Arsenal - Episode 02
Mar 8 • 73 min
In this episode, I have a great conversation with Andrew Mangan. So, Andrew is one of the reasons I started down the road of putting a podcast together. He has been running the Arsecast Podcast for 10 years (which currently has over 1 million downloads…
Introduction Show with Rob O’Donohue - Episode 01
Mar 4 • 10 min
Welcome to the first episode of the 1% better podcast. In this short episode, I share a bit of information about where the idea for RoboftheGreen and the 1% better podcast came from, I provide a short overview of me (not self-indulgently I assure you), my…