May 13, 2020
Making It Happen Episode #20
Next Guest is an Irish Entrepreneur who began in 2009 with €500, founder Dublin Barista
school, world Barista Institute, host of the modern-day Entrepreneur podcast welcome
Listen to his story of starting from nothing and grow a successful business and his mistakes along the way how he pivoted during really challenging times.
May 5, 2020
Our next guest is Brian Pennie an author of new book Bonus Time.
Brian is an author, speaker, PhD candidate, university lecturer, and life-change strategist.
Brian life used to be very different, however. On October 8 2013, he experienced his first day clean after 15 years of chronic heroin addiction.
Listen to his honest, raw, inspiring story of how he changed for the better and turned his life around.
April 28, 2020
Making It Happen #18
Our next guest is Author, TEDx speaker, John is a Guidance Counsellor in the Patrician Secondary School and author of Ways to Wellbeing a programme promoting resilience and positive mental health for students nationwide and internationally.
“We're born with two fears – the fear of loud noises and the fear of falling over. ... The fear of missing out, the fear of not fitting in, the fear of not being enough… you always were enough, you always will be enough, because you were born enough.”
Listen to his story
April 17, 2020
Making It Happen #17
6 time all Ireland winner for Cork GAA Ladies-footballer.
PhD Candidate, UCC Lecturer in Sport Education.
PhD project: 'Gaelic4Girls' - improving physical activity levels, fundamental movement skill
proficiency & enhancing psychosocial well-being of Irish female youth through
the 'Gaelic4Girls' Intervention.
Empowering others through the medium of Sport
Listen to her story.
April 11, 2020
Making It Happen #16
Business Owner, Coach, Triathlete
Listen to his story of Average Joe to Pro
An experienced Triathlete who races at the top of the Age Group field, he has been on the podium across all distances from Sprint to Ironman events, and has competed at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii, the Ironman 70.3 World Championships and The Challenge Championship Event.
He is the youngest Irish triathlete to ever qualify for Kona.
February 16, 2020
Author, Professional Speaker, Endurance athlete
This is a must listen!
At the age of 27, (1995) he found himself stuck in a rut. He was bored with life and his physical condition was a symptom of how he was living his life back then. Gerry was 50lbs heavier and he was an addicted smoker. Gerry wasn’t happy, but every day he did the same, so I got the same.
He decided to take responsibility for himself and made some changes, took up running.
Fast forward Gerry has completed
32 Marathons in 32 Days
10 Ironman Triathlons in 10 days
Has published 3 books two best sellers.
Has a professional speaking business has working with some of the world’s biggest clients.
Enjoy his story!
January 10, 2020
Jason Kane is one of the finest kettlebell instructors in Ireland and is the only person in Europe to have tamed the beast (48Kg kettlebell; strict press, pistol squat and pull-up). He is constantly studying the latest training techniques to ensure his courses are of the highest standard possible and always the most up to date.
Jason graduated from Dublin Institute of Technology in 2009 with a BEng Hon’s Degree in Structural Engineering. After the down turn in the construction industry Jason decided to make a career out of his passion for fitness and performance. Since he was a child, Jason has trained and competed in many styles of martial arts including Kenpo, Muay Thai, BJJ and boxing.
In 2010, Jason gained his personal training qualification from the National Training Centre. After working in commercial gyms and becoming frustrated watching people invest huge amounts of time and money without ever achieving their goals, Jason co-founded Urban Fitness with the mission to enable people to reach their health, fitness and performance potential safely and efficiently.
Jason has invested hugely into continuous education by attending workshops, seminars and certifications to keep his clients up to date with the latest fitness trends. If there is a book on nutrition or exercise Jason has read it.
Listen to his journey in life in coaching and business. Jason has completed KOKORO™ is considered the most powerful and challenging physical, mental and emotional training available to civilians in the world. Modelled after the U.S. Navy SEAL’s famous Hell Week and integrated with Mark Divine’s world-renowned Unbeatable Mind™ training, KOKORO is the premier training event for forging mental toughness, emotional resiliency, and elite team skills.
Listen to his story.
December 27, 2019
Ep#13 Sean McGarrity
Entrepreneur, Speaker, MD Elite Academy Gyms
Sean has been instructing students at his academies in Blackrock since 2011. He has built Elite into the greatest provider of courses for the fitness industry with graduates being commended in gyms all over the country. He surrounded himself with the best fitness minds and coaches in Ireland to realise his true passion of educating the elite in the fitness industry.
Prior to his time as director of fitness professional academies, Sean has had over 20 years business experience and has headed up some of the most successful franchise operations in Ireland.
Listen to his story.
December 14, 2019
Ep#12 Thomas Arnold
YouTuber Videographer Entrepreneur
Listen to Thomas story of starting a YouTube channel on cricket videos to now having over 14,000 YouTube subscribers.
At 22 years old Thomas has achieved a lot in business and life and still driven to succeed.
Thomas talks learning from door to door sales, taking his passion for video and turning it into a business. Also, about the mistakes he has made along the way that are some great lessons.
December 10, 2019
Running Coach & Physical therapist.
Listen to Kevin insight of taking his love for running and making it his career.
Super tips for beginner to advance runners to take away!