My intentions for this section are to review and comment on articles, books, videos and other sources of information that I have stumbled across that interest me on life, creativity, innovation and a little about business. I hope that you my reader will be interested in the articles that catch my attention.
Brian Andrews & Grainne Cleare, The Business Planners
The Ballymun Business Academy (BBA) provides training to entrepreneurs to enable them to stress test their strategic vision and reassess the company’s strategic direction. Brian and Grainne were contracted by the Ballymun Whitehall Area Partnership in November 2012 to deliver a training module within BBA. In many entrepreneurship courses the focus is predominately on administering tools to aid entrepreneurs, however, Brian and Grianne’s … Read more
Brian joined us at Snap as part of his DCU Business Innovation Program. Our project at Snap was to introduce 6 new commercial products to Snap, over 6 months. Brian acted as Project Manager for the exercise. Working with Group Office, he completed the commercial negotiations and planned the rollout of the new products. A clear, precise and practically implementable method for rolloing out the products was developed by Brian and Grainne from DCU, with Snap’s group office team. The methodology inc… Read more
Both Brian and Grainne have been working with eight Famers Markets in County Meath since January 2012, and have provided a focused analysis of the “state of the art” in terms of the markets current situation, potential for development and clear pathways for investment both in terms of capital and skills enhancement requirements.
As dedicated partitioners in the field.. they bring first hand knowledge and a pragmatic approach to this project taliered to their clients needs. It is apparent that th… Read more
I cannot praise Brian enough, he is a brilliant technical resource with excellent customer handling skills and a real pleasure to work with.
Mark Duffy, Service Delivery Manager, Ireland, Esp.co.uk