Empowerment and Trust

Empowerment and Trust

Empowerment Empowerment and Trust I always got a great kick out of telling my kids as they were growing up that I had my first paying job at the age of 11. I’m sure my employer at the time would be arrested today for child exploitation. For me, it was a fantastic experience, one...
by Jan 30, 2021
I Wish I Knew then What I Know Now

I Wish I Knew then What I Know Now

Coaching I made up for my lack of skill with speed and enthusiasm. Soccer was my obsession growing up. I played it all day on the road from when I was allowed out on the road. At 13 I joined the first organised team in the area and played with various teams until my fifties. I...
by Jan 20, 2021
Let Them Use Bigger Shovels

Let Them Use Bigger Shovels

The Grey Matters Network Blog Does shouting louder or giving them bigger shovels get the job done? I am inspired for my thought for today by a recent coaching engagement. The discussion centred around process and the right tools for the job. We agreed that shouting louder might get you some...
by Dec 16, 2020
Measure twice cut once

Measure twice cut once

The Grey Matters Network Blog My Dad would regularly offer me this piece of advice when growing up. He himself learned it from his own life experience as well as from wood-working classes in the Technical school in Athboy County Meath. Of course, this little nugget of wisdom does not just apply to...
by Dec 4, 2020
Cash is King and Always will be

Cash is King and Always will be

The Grey Matters Network Blog GMn Associate, Michael O’Donnell, offers a view on the top 5 things you should do to manage your cash post-Covid   Anyone who has owned or run a business knows that cash is King. It is king whether you are a one-man operation or a large Corporate and every...
by Jul 8, 2020