National Women’s Enterprise Day 2018

13th September 2018 Off

Delighted to have our co-founder Vanessa Tierney as ambassador for National Women’s Enterprise Day 2018 taking place on Thursday 18th October. “Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, T.D., today launched the programme of events for National Women’s Enterprise Day 2018 taking place on Thursday 18th October with 16 major female entrepreneurial events planned…

By Louise O'Conor

The Anti-Mum Bias: Could SmartWorking Be The Solution?

13th September 2018 Off

We often hear from Mums – stay at home or working – sharing their challenges in trying to strike the balance between family life and work life. Many, unfortunately, experience an anti-mom bias – a concept that we would like to see end. We took a look at Refinery29‘s latest article featuring real Mum’s stories and found Sophia Petrov’s provoking…

By Chloe Sullivan

Ireland’s Neglected North West

12th September 2018 Off

When it comes to government funding and investment, the north west of Ireland has always come dead last. Many people thought this would change with the announcement of the Wild Atlantic Way, the initiative designed to attract tourists and revitalise those counties in dire need of support. Despite its success over the last four years,…

By Thomas Murray

4 Myths about SmartWorking

11th September 2018 Off

Having adapted to the hybrid model of SmartWorking over the last few months, there are a number of different misconceptions I have heard about the term. Here are my Top 4! “It is impossible to have a true connection with your colleagues on a remote team.” Reality: Not according to one Gallup poll, which showed that…

By Chloe Sullivan

Life As A SmartWorking ESL Teacher

9th September 2018 Off

Tell us about yourself. What’s your story?   Well, it all began one day when I got out of the shower. I was drying my hair and noticed it was falling out (I was twenty-five at the time). That was the moment I realised stress is a real thing. After completing my Bachelor’s at the…

By Guest Blogger

Abodoo – Money Never Sleeps Podcast

5th September 2018 Off

Money Never Sleeps Podcast Now Live Abodoo co-founder Vanessa Tierney joins Eoin Fitzgerald on this week’s Money Never Sleeps Podcast, where she shares her personal journey as an entrepreneur and startup founder building communities and educating the world on #SmartWorking.     About Money Never Sleeps Money Never Sleeps, hosted by Eoin Fitzgerald and Pete…

By Louise O'Conor

My Remote Working Story

5th September 2018 Off

Seven months ago, I left an office based 9-to-5 job for something completely alien to me: a position that allowed me to work from home four days a week. Initially, I had some reservations about how it would affect me—working on my own that much and the self-discipline needed to motivate myself. Seven months later,…

By Guest Blogger