Fiachra Ó Comhraí

A Startup is Not the Place to Make Money

Fiachra Ó Comhraí started his own company and gave himself the job title of Player 1. The company, Gordon Games, took off and Ó Comhraí decided it was time to grow up and change his title to CEO. People wouldn’t have that and he’s still Player 1. Even says so on his website. It was just one…

What the business really thinks of IT

What the Business Really Thinks of IT

I’ve covered a bit before on the often-fraught relationship between business and IT. There is a blog post here, for example, on Susan Cramm and 8 Things to Hate About IT. Meanwhile, Prof. Joe Peppard has lectured and written extensively on many facets of the IT-to-business interface. Things aren’t good. Things could be better. But…

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Think Like an Athlete: 11 Tips for Business

Think like an athlete, learn to sell and know noise. Those were among the tips offered up to entrepreneurs by Denis Breen (@profitpal_denis) at this month’s Entrepreneurs Anonymous meetup. Managing Director of ProfitPal (@profitpalie), an accounting and tax advice firm, Breen was passing on advice gleaned from his own experience and his company’s dealings with…