TEDxDrogheda 2016: “Future Wealth”

About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, … Continue reading “TEDxDrogheda 2016: “Future Wealth””

Focus for Productivity by Ciara Conlon

On Wednesday, 20th April, the author of “Productivity for Dummies”, Ciara Conlon has visited The Mill to give a talk on Productivity. She gave a few useful tips on how to get work done, how to increase productivity and reach your goals. Ciara Conlon is “The Productivity Coach”, a consultant and speaker who specialises in … Continue reading “Focus for Productivity by Ciara Conlon”

Local students Making it Real at Coca-Cola Innovation Workshop

On March 3rd 2016 more than 80 students from Drogheda, Dunleer and Laytown, attended an Innovation Workshop organised by the Coca-Cola International Services team in Drogheda. The transition year students availed of an opportunity to work on their ideas for the Drogheda Young Innovators competition, and to practice some divergent and convergent thinking as part … Continue reading “Local students Making it Real at Coca-Cola Innovation Workshop”

How to Write a Business Plan

Whether you are starting up in business or growing your business, you need a business plan. This plan will provide the roadmap to achieve the success that you want. The question shouldn’t be if you write your plan, but how to write a business plan that will take your company where you want it to … Continue reading “How to Write a Business Plan”

Basic Finance and Book-Keeping for Small Business

Whether you are planning to start a business or if you already run a small business, you need to be aware of the basic requirements in relation to record keeping. Not only do you need to be able to understand how your business is performing but you also need to be able to compile the information required … Continue reading “Basic Finance and Book-Keeping for Small Business”

Search Engine Optimisation The Basics

Basic Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is fundamental to your online presence. Using good SEO practices can help you position your website properly – enabling your business to be found when potential buyers are looking to buy products or services that you sell. Topics covered include: What are search engines looking for? How can you build … Continue reading “Search Engine Optimisation The Basics”

Developing Your Business Idea Drogheda

Ever had a great business idea and wondered how about making it a reality? Wonder no more. As part of Local Enterprise Week Louth you are invited to an Ideas Development workshop. In this very practical and highly engaging workshop, Joanne Hession will work with local people who want to explore ideas they have for a new business. She will … Continue reading “Developing Your Business Idea Drogheda”

Drogheda Young Innovators 2016 Competition Launched – Can Drogheda Boys reach heights of previous female winners?

Drogheda’s Transition Year Students have the chance to come up with the next great invention that will change the world, make them famous, or even enable them to become multi-billionaires. The 2016 “Drogheda Young Innovators” Competition was launched on 8th February, and applications are now being accepted from all seven secondary schools in Drogheda, and … Continue reading “Drogheda Young Innovators 2016 Competition Launched – Can Drogheda Boys reach heights of previous female winners?”

Refresh Boyne is bringing Gary O’Neill of Zink Films to The Mill!

On Thursday 11th June, The Mill will be hosting a Refresh Boyne event with Gary O’Neill from Zink Films as a guest speaker. Zink Films is one of the top suppliers of quality broadcast and web animation in Ireland having created content for companies such as Coke, Guinness, Carlsberg, Vodafone, Flahavans, Yoplait and many others. … Continue reading “Refresh Boyne is bringing Gary O’Neill of Zink Films to The Mill!”