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Garry Talks

English, Finance, 4 seasons, 78 episodes, 1 day, 22 hours, 11 minutes
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Welcome to Garry Talks, hosted by entrepreneur, managing director, consultant, radio presenter, teacher, and public speaker Garry Kelly. On this podcast you will find a mix of content from Public Talks on marketing and business by Garry, to interviews with key industry experts, to general thoughts and tips from Garry himself. We hope you find the content useful and empowering. Enjoy!
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#70 Finding Yourself - Business Bytes

This week on Business Bytes, host Garry Kelly chats with Kyle Hamilton, a Canadian entrepreneur. They discuss Kyle's early life, including his immersion in the French language and culture, and his initial struggles in France. Kyle shares his journey in the business world, from running a wedding photography business to starting a marketing agency. He emphasizes the importance of perseverance, willingness to learn, and understanding your brand. The conversation also covers the value of non-aspirational jobs and taking time off to explore different opportunities. The episode ends with Kyle sharing information about his company and his LinkedIn profile.   Please follow Garry Talks on Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Please follow GKMedia.ie on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
10/27/202326 minutes, 28 seconds
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#66 Learning Behind the Bar - Business Bytes

This week on Business Bytes, host Garry Kelly chats with Neil Rogers author of 'Everything I Needed To Know In Sales I Learned Behind The Bar'. The book discusses his journey from bartending at Tia's & Boston Sail Loft to salesperson, the hospitality industry, struggling through school but finding his way, sales performance and how bartending prepared him for the corporate world and as a VP of a small business.   Please follow Garry Talks on Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Please follow GKMedia.ie on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
10/13/202335 minutes, 28 seconds
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#64 Essential Skills for Success - Business Bytes

This week on Business Bytes, host Garry Kelly chats with Mark A. Herschberg author of 'The Career Toolkit: Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You'. After teaching for 20 years at MIT's "Career Success Accelerator" class and working as a startup executive, Mark has written a new book focusing on leadership, networking, negotiation, teamwork, and effective communication – all skills we’re told are essential for success, but skills rarely ever taught.    Please follow Garry Talks on Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Please follow GKMedia.ie on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
10/6/202329 minutes, 38 seconds
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#62 Talent, Negotiating and Kendrick Lamar

This week on Garry Talks – host Garry Kelly is joined by Senior Promoter for Vivo Concerti, Carlo Pellegrino. This company is one of the biggest in Italy for producing and promoting concerts and international tours by some of the biggest artists including Kendrick Lamar, Måneskin, Sam Smith, and Lewis Capaldi. Carlo has been involved in the music industry himself for over 10 years and he has a huge passion for both music and the work he does in bringing international artists to Italy whilst also promoting domestic artists. He is driven, isn’t afraid to take risks and always wants to bring value to his work. This is for anyone who loves both music and determination.   Please follow Garry Talks on Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Please follow GKMedia.ie on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast. 
4/12/202338 minutes, 53 seconds
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#61 Leading People - Business Bytes

This week on Business Bytes, host Garry Kelly looks back on episode 23 with Director of the All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care, Karen Charnley. In this short clip, Karen talks about leadership, management, upskilling and the importance of looking after your staff and the legacy needed when bringing in new team members.   Please follow Garry Talks on Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Please follow GKMedia.ie on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
4/7/20236 minutes, 54 seconds
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#60 Training, Growing and Learning

This week on Garry Talks – host Garry Kelly is joined by founder and CEO of Sports Academy, Tom French. Tom left school in Donegal at an early age but he went on to become one of the top fitness coaches in Ireland working with a number of high performing athletes as well as opening various training academies. He has had stories of success and failure, but his vision and core values have remained consistent. This podcast is about knowing what you want, having a vision and never giving up.   Please follow Garry Talks on Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Please follow GKMedia.ie on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast. 
4/5/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 21 seconds
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#58 Grief, Charity and Community

This week on Garry Talks – host Garry Kelly is joined by founder of ACT for Meningitis, Siobhan Carroll.   The Irish charity was set up in 2011 by Siobhan and Noel Carroll following the tragic loss of their daughter Aoibhe, aged just 4, to Meningitis.  In this podcast, Siobhan talks about her journey of grief and loss, but also the importance of educating and raising awareness of the disease. She talks about the challenges of running a charity and the different initiatives and events they have undertaken over the years to maintain the support to offer free support services to those affected by Meningitis throughout the country.   For more information about ACT for Meningitis – visit www.actformeningitis.ie   Please follow Garry Talks on Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Please follow GKMedia.ie on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast. 
3/29/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 5 seconds
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#57 Listen To Your Customer - Business Bytes

This week on Business Bytes, host Garry Kelly looks back on episode 41 with Sales and Marketing Manager for Galway Races, Sinéad Cassidy. In this short clip, Sinéad talks about engaging, understanding and listening to your customer even on a limited budget so you can keep improving your product or service.   Please follow Garry Talks on Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Please follow GKMedia.ie on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
3/24/20236 minutes, 12 seconds
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#56 Trading, Heritage and Hilton Pens

This week on Garry Talks – host Garry Kelly is joined by the co-owner of Kilkenny Architectural Salvage, Harry Maharaj. In this podcast, Harry talks about studying engineering, working in assets management to learning marketing and taking over his dad's business with his brothers. Over the years he has worked with some of the biggest names in Irish business and shares plenty of anecdotes.  He also talks about scaling his family business, embracing digital technology, new marketing trends and inventive ways to engage with your customers. For more information about Kilkenny Architectural Salvage – visit www.eurosalve.com   Please follow Garry Talks on Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Please follow GKMedia.ie on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
3/22/20231 hour, 1 minute, 44 seconds
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#54 Weddings, Pancakes and Hacking

This week on Garry Talks – host Garry Kelly is joined by the amazing cook and podcaster, Sarah Butler. In this podcast, Sarah talks about working for herself from an early age, running her own business after college as a graphic designer, the difficulties she faced during the pandemic, having her Instagram account of 10,000 followers hacked, her thoughts on air-fryers, growing her business today plus lots of cooking and baking tips in between. Her two books Food For Life and Home Cooking are available at www.sarahbutlerathome.com   Please follow Garry Talks on Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Please follow GKMedia.ie on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
3/15/20231 hour, 24 minutes, 15 seconds
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#50 Wisdom, Compassion and Nutella

This week on Garry Talks – host Garry Kelly is joined by International teacher of meditation and Buddhism, Kadam Adam Starr. In this podcast, Adam talks about leaving Ireland to become the director of a global media company in London, giving it all up to pursue a life of meditation, defining what stress is and how we can take control of it, the power of meditation, explaining what is buddhism, and outlining the techniques that we can use to recognise, reduce and gradually become free of, the underlying causes of unhealthy stress, frustration, anger or feelings of overwhelm within our mind.   Please follow Garry Talks on Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Please follow GKMedia.ie on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
3/1/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 53 seconds
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#49 Life is Failure and Success - Business Bytes

This week on Business Bytes, host Garry Kelly looks back on episode 17 with John Power of Aerogen. In this short episode, John talks about finding a passion that helps others, not being afraid to take calculated risks, and understanding that there are no shortcuts to success.   Please follow Garry Talks on Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Please follow GKMedia.ie on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
2/24/20236 minutes, 52 seconds
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#47 Balancing Business Needs - Business Bytes

This week on Business Bytes, host Garry Kelly looks back on episode 37 with Emilie Keogh of Keogh Accountancy Group. Here Emilie talks about supporting your employees but also safeguarding your business by protecting your cashflow and keeping a tight hold on your debtors.   Please follow Garry Talks on Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Please follow GKMedia.ie on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
2/17/202310 minutes, 18 seconds
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#46 Sea Swimming, Setting Standards and Going Solo

This week on Garry Talks – host Garry Kelly is joined by the award-winning TV Chef Martin O’ Donnell of Blackrock Cottage in Salthill, Galway.  In this podcast, Martin talks about growing up in a fishing village where he found his love for real food, the reason he left a 15 year residency at a boutique hotel to start a new business, and he also gives his thoughts on menu pricing, chefs who smoke, and his upcoming competitors.   Please follow Garry Talks on Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Please follow GKMedia.ie on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
2/15/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 53 seconds
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#43 10 Steps To Success - Business Bytes

This week on Business Bytes, host Garry Kelly looks back on episode 15 with Irish entrepreneur Rory Prendergast. Rory talks about the concept of his self-help book, The Game Changer Formula, explaining 10 simple daily habits to help you achieve predictable success for you, your family, and your business.   Please follow Garry Talks on Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Please follow GKMedia.ie on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and TikTok.  Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
2/3/20239 minutes, 9 seconds
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#16 Resilience is the Key to Success

This week on Garry Talks – we are joined by President of JCI Ireland, Ronan Neacy.   Ronan focuses on resilience being a key to success and how developing our individual skillset and reaching out to a wider support network, can really help us survive during challenging times.   Please follow GK Media on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.    Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
7/19/202020 minutes, 55 seconds
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#15 The Game Changer Formula

This week on Garry Talks – we are joined by Irish entrepreneur, Rory Prendergast, who has built multi-million-dollar businesses in hospitality and e-commerce. Rory talks about his latest book ‘The Game Changer Formula’ and how you can create predictable success for you, your family and your business. Forget the idea that you can create success in your life simply by setting a goal and using your willpower. We’ve tried that before, and it doesn’t work. There is another way. Whether your goal is to look after yourself, improve relationships, or build a successful business, the Game Changer Formula is designed on four key components. In this episode, Rory explains how to integrate the formula into your life using 10 simple daily habits. Please follow GK Media on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn. Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
6/28/202033 minutes, 26 seconds
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#14 The Future of the Film and Television Industry

This week on Garry Talks - Irish Production Manager, Adrian Devane, talks about what the future of the audio-visual sector will look like as the industry returns to work whilst facing the threat of a Covid-19 outbreak. Production Costs are set to rise by 20% in order to comply with current health and safety guidelines. Will this ultimately affect the end-user with an increase in the cost of cinema tickets, online streaming subscriptions and TV licenses? Will there be job losses? Are insurance companies refusing to insure productions? How will cinema in the “new normal” look on screen? All these questions and more will be answered. If you are a film lover or simply enjoy some TV binging, then this is a podcast you need to hear. Please follow GK Media on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn. Garry Talks in also now on Instagram. Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
6/14/202031 minutes, 8 seconds
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#13 Branding through Evergreen Marketing

This week on Garry Talks we have added a talk from the Abcommerce Summit in Laois, which took place in March of this year for Irish Retailers. The talk focuses on having the right attitude about marketing, and then using the right tools to help scale your branding and grow your sales. Please follow GK Media on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn. Garry Talks in also now on Instagram. Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
5/31/202013 minutes, 33 seconds
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#12 Preparing for Change

Liam Horan, Managing Director of Slí Nua Careers, joins Garry Kelly this week to talk about finding your key skills when it comes to searching for a new job, how to prepare for an interview, why it’s important to customise your CV, the benefits of having a strong profile on LinkedIn, how self-employed people should approach the jobs market if their businesses goes under, and what the future of job recruitment will look like. Please follow GK Media on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn. Garry Talks in also now on Instagram. Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
5/24/202049 minutes, 11 seconds
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#11 Safeguarding Your Finances

Emilie Keogh Chartered Certified Accountant and Tax Advisor with Keogh Accountancy, joins Garry Kelly this week to talk about protecting your company finances, availing of certain government led initiatives, the reality of what’s ahead, the suspended redundancy act, and how money can actually be saved if prices in the housing market drop over the coming months. Please follow GK Media on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn. Garry Talks in also now on Instagram. Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
5/17/202028 minutes, 19 seconds
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#10 Know Your Core Values

Gill Carroll, Business Owner of 56 Central Restaurant and coach of Strive For It, joins Garry Kelly this week to talk about the importance of knowing your core values, how to face difficult decisions in business, the role of a leader in today’s world, and why it’s important to take calculated risks. Prepare for another Garry Talks Masterclass! Please follow GK Media on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn. Garry Talks in also now on Instagram and Facebook Group. Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
5/10/202023 minutes, 38 seconds
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#9 The Future of Digital Marketing

In the following in-depth interview with Kieran O'Malley aka The Galway Player, we discuss the future of Digital Marketing, Branding during Covid-19, Influencers, and what people can do online now to grow more traction. Prepare for a masterclass in digital marketing. Please follow GK Media on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn. Garry Talks in also now on Instagram and Facebook Group. Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.    
5/3/202041 minutes, 29 seconds
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#8 Brick by Brick to a New Normality

It is perfectly understandable if you are finding life hard right now due to the repercussions we are facing because of the coronavirus, but let’s try and focus on what you can do today. If you’ve been waiting for this pandemic to pass and done relatively nothing over the past few weeks – then your business won’t last too long. Assume now there’s not one euro or dollar going to come into your business for the next 6 months. What are you going to do to generate an income now? To survive in business tomorrow, you need to do what will ensure you survive today. Use this time wisely. This is the time to invest – even if that’s just energy! But I would also be investing in branding, growth, scale, divergence and so on. Don’t be left behind in the dust.   As always, please follow GK Media on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn. Garry Talks in now on Instagram so I would love to hear from you! If you want to join the conversation – you can also WhatsApp us +353 91 564 870 And most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
4/28/202014 minutes, 19 seconds
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#7 The Future of Irish Business

In the following in-depth interview with Galway Chamber Chief Executive, Kenneth Deery, we discuss the future of Irish Business, Brick-and-Mortar retailers, Remote working, and how companies can recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. Please follow GK Media on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn. Garry Talks in also now on Instagram. Most importantly – please subscribe to this Podcast.
4/20/202043 minutes, 3 seconds
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#6 5 Actions for your Business to Respond to Covid-19

It’s 4 months since the first case of Coronavirus was reported in Wuhan, China. It’s been battering mainland Europe for over 4 weeks. Already businesses are going into liquidation, whilst others know it’s only a matter of time for them to take that next step too. However if you want your business to flourish again, now is the time to take action and make that wish become a reality. Here are 5 key areas you can proactively focus on to ensure your business has a future and an eager customer base.
4/14/20206 minutes, 11 seconds
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#5 How does Live Streaming work?

There are many benefits to using video live streaming services to broadcast your event or even reach out to your audience if you are working from home during the coronavirus. Live streaming services can be effective and impactful in a wide variety of areas, including product reviews, service promotions, live announcements, online classes, etc. It affords you the opportunity to speak directly to your audience whilst also reaching out further and interacting with more people across the world. The following podcast is taken from a recent webinar Garry did on how to go about live streaming your event. Enjoy!
4/9/202018 minutes, 11 seconds
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#4 Surviving & Scaling during Covid-19

The Coronavirus outbreak is creating a lot of distraction, pressure and stress but we can take control. We need to focus our mindset on positive reporting, branding, spring cleaning, spring boarding, and using our insider data effectively on ensuring our business both survives and scales. Here is what you can do. Enjoy!
4/1/202011 minutes, 7 seconds
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#3 The 5 Finger Principle

So many of us have already been affected both financially and mentally by the pandemic COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. Here I talk about The Finger Principle I developed, when I was made redundant from my then full-time job back in 2013, which I still use today to maintain multiple income streams for my business and recommend you do the same.
3/26/20209 minutes, 15 seconds
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#2 The 3 T’s of Video Marketing

For me – video marketing is without doubt one of THE most powerful marketing tools at the moment, for growing your brand, reaching a wide audience, creating engagement and generating sales. Check out this Talk I gave at the Amplify Digital Marketing Conference.
3/24/202028 minutes, 21 seconds
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#1 Growing Your Business Online

Now more than ever people are realising the importance of having a good website and how a business can survive by operating online. Check out our first podcast, with our web designer Ruairi, which will give you loads of tips and practical advice on how to grow your business.
3/23/202052 minutes, 52 seconds