The New Normal Podcast
Join Gareth Macklin as he interviews prominent business leaders about the future of business, what it looks like and adjusting to the new normal.
Sign up to our mailing list to get priority access to new episode releases
The importance and the future of NI Tech Sector with Gareth Stirling
Gareth Stirling – a big name in the tech sector switches roles and becomes the interviewee on this podcast episode. Hear his thoughts on the NI tech sector and its booming future ahead. This episode makes it very clear how proud Gareth is of the NI tech sector, sounds like a great location to work!
Editing out negativity, business resilience, Brexit and Belfast with Máirtín Ó Muilleoir
Gareth Macklin speaks to Máirtín Ó Muilleoir, owner of Andersonstown News and the Irish Eco, about his ‘New Normal’ and hosting his American events such as Irish Eco Camp Fire virtually with people from all around the world. Máirtín Discuss the importance of editing out the negativity, taking the positives from a situation such as a Pandemic and the positives happening here because of Brexit.
How important is your employees health and mental heath to business success? – MYMY (Mind Your Mate and Yourself)
Gareth is joined by Ray from MYMY (Mind Your Mate and Yourself), our wonderful charity partner, to discuss the growth of the charity and plans for the future, along with tips and advice on what Ray has learned from starting the charity that is transferable to all businesses and their different approach to looking after their employees. Focus on your employee’s health = a more resilient workforce = more successful business. MYMY is a voluntary and community sector counselling organisation with extensive experience in suicide prevention and intervention.
How has the Sporting Industry changed from the Pandemic – Geoff Wilson
Geoff Wilson from Wilson Consultancy talks about the streams of income in sport after being shaken up by the Pandemic, what do they look like now? Touching on digital transformation and embedding agility for long term success, this podcast is a must for anyone in the sporting industry.
The New Normal within the Sporting Industry with Marc Scott
Marc Scott chats all things sport with Gareth Macklin, discussing how the sporting industry was affected by the Pandemic and gives advice on what he has taken from it all. “A team doesn’t go out on the pitch with out instruction, planning and tactics – do the same with your business”
Coming Together to Make a Change in the Leisure Industry – Thomas Fegan
During the Pandemic Thomas founded the Northern Ireland Entertainment & Leisure Forum as a body to talk to government about pending issues and opportunities within the sector.
What we need to survive and thrive in media – Jeff Reinke
Listen as Gareth Macklin talks to Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director from Industrial Equipment News – a US based Manufacturing media company, on their New Normal. Jeff highlights key points on increased use of digital property, how his readership has been more engaged, what we need to ‘survive & thrive’ and the importance of looking local for your supply chain.
Business Resilience and the Importance of being Flexible in Business – Feargal McCormack
Listen as Feargal McCormack, Managing Director of PKF-FPM chats to Gareth Macklin about the new normal in the world today. He gives some key insights on business resilience and the importance of being flexible – “You innovate or you evaporate” More info on PKF-FPM here – https://pkffpm.com/
Business in Belfast with Richard Buckley
Gareth Macklin speaks to Richard Buckley Founder and Editor of Business Eye about his ‘New Normal’ and how business is currently looking. Richard has operated his business throughout the recession and the financial crash and says this situation is like no other, but optimism is key to moving forward.
Find out how Obbi can transform your business today
Want to know more? Great! Get in touch and a member of our expert team will reach out with more info on how we can help your organisation!