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Q: I’ve been doing the same job for the past 25 years - retail sales. I was reared in it and about 15 years ago I inherited the family shop. It’s all I know, and, to be honest, I am very happy doing it. But it’s fairly obvious my business is going downhill in these difficult times and I’m thinking about going before I am shoved, so to speak. But I have no idea what I might do next, and no clue where to start. Any tips - and I mean ‘early-stage’ stuff, not advanced? Baby steps. (DR, email)
The 16th Galway Science and Technology Festival, part of National Science Week, sponsored by Medtronic, kicks off next Monday 11th November and runs for two-weeks until the November 24. The aim of the festival is to instil a love of science and technology in students from a young age.
Businesswomen of all walks enjoyed a morning of inspiration in Ballina on Thursday May 16 at the Support4Growth mentoring clinic, co-ordinated by lead partner Galway Chamber, in partnership with Sligo Chamber and the Enterprise Europe Network, and supported by the European Commission.
Start-ups, SMEs, sole traders, and professional businesses owned or run by women, will be offered a real opportunity to obtain business advice from a range of professional mentors to support their business’s growth later this month. The Support4Growth mentoring clinic, taking place on Thursday May 16 in Hotel Ballina, will be opened by Olwen Dawe of Irish Business Intelligence, and will feature a range of mentors covering all aspects of business support.
Start-ups, SMEs, sole traders and professional businesses owned or run by women, will be offered a real opportunity to obtain business advice from a range of professional mentors to support their business’s growth later this month.
A call has been made on local communities and landowners throughout the west of Ireland to support the proposed Grid West upgrading of the region’s electricity system.
Supporting Women Entrepreneurs Mentoring and Business Seminar is now open for registration.
Network Mayo have announced the nominees in the Business Women of the Year Awards 2012. The awards are divided into three categories (self employed, new business and employee) and the winners will be announced on Friday June 22. The category winners will go forward to represent Network Mayo at the national Network Ireland Awards in the autumn.
The January meeting of JCI Mayo will host a talk on the transition to self-employment and setting up in business. Mayo-based SME consultant and owner of Irish Business Intelligence, Olwen Dawe, will outline reasons why people should consider starting up their own enterprise, how to go about it, and supports they may be eligible for.
Striking the balance between mindfulness and management is key to business success, according to SME colleagues Be Rowland and Olwen Dawe. Both businesswomen are established in their own rights – Be runs Mindful Productivity and is a former life coach who now combines her coaching skills and her flair for design to produce a range of mindfully inspired posters and T-shirts which all carry a message. Dawe’s Irish Business Intelligence provides advice to start-ups and SMEs, as well as supporting enterprise projects, blogging, and writing on all things business-related.