Thursday January 23, 2020

Converting skills from the rugby pitch to the boardroom

Ireland rugby star Peter O’Mahony’s insights from years at the top tier of sport can be applied to high-performing entrepreneurs, writes Pete Smyth

28th April, 2019
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Peter O’Mahony: behind the serious, cold and direct exterior is a confident yet humble athlete who places teamwork at the centre of his whole philosophy Pic: INPHO/Laszlo Geczo

I often say you must see the world to see what world class looks like. But the 60 entrepreneurs attending the 2019 Entrepreneur Experience last weekend got to witness world class on their doorstep.

Over the past nine years this annual event, organised by CorkBIC, has helped shape the development of more than 250 of Ireland’s brightest emerging entrepreneurs. Having global ambition alone is not enough – the entrepreneurs are selected because we see their world-class potential....

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