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Join host David Elliot as he chats to guests about how they got to where they are. Guests include Niall McKenna, Oonagh O'Reilly, Jonny Petrie, Lindsey Rooney, Alan Simms & David Maxwell.

Join host David Elliot as he chats to guests about how they got to where they are. Guests include Niall McKenna, Oonagh O'Reilly, Jonny Petrie, Lindsey Rooney, Alan Simms & David Maxwell.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Join host David Elliot as he chats to guests about how they got to where they are. Guests include Niall McKenna, Oonagh O'Reilly, Jonny Petrie, Lindsey Rooney, Alan Simms & David Maxwell.

Twitter:

@belfastlive

Language:

English

Contact:

02890568111


Episodes

9: Connor McAuley - Kaizen Print - Power of Pause

12/11/2020
How I Got Here returns for a special bonus episode as part of Belfast Live and Electric Ireland's Power of Pause campaign. David Elliott chats to Connor McAuley from Kaizen Print about his journey from bedroom to boardroom and how the company approached staff mental health to create a system to nurture and understand employee needs. David also talks to Denise Cranston from Business In The Community and Patricia Rooney from Tughans about the wider implications of mental health policy,...

Duration:00:50:22

8: Roseann Kelly - Women In Business

3/8/2020
We are back with a bonus episode to celebrate International Women's Day. David chats with Women In Business CEO Roseann Kelly about her journey through the world of snooker tables and picture processing, to having a family and changing the perceptions of women in business. That's it for this series and we will be back with series 2 soon, so keep in touch and if you like the podcast give it a rating! To stay up to date with the podcast, follow us on Twitter or visit the website for past...

Duration:00:35:11

7: David Maxwell - Managing Director Boojum

2/24/2020
In the last episode of the series David is joined by David Maxwell from Mexican food sensation Boojum. David takes us through his early career, moving to America, his knowledge of Mexican food and Boojum's plans for the future. We will be back with series 2 soon, so keep in touch and if you like the podcast give it a rating! To stay up to date with the podcast, follow us on Twitter or visit the website for past episodes.

Duration:00:45:32

6: Alan Simms - Shine & Belsonic

2/17/2020
This week we take a look at the music industry with the man behind some of Belfast's favourite music venues, nights and festivals. Alan Simms talks to us about what music has meant to him, hanging up the headphones, creating new venues in Belfast and the experience he values in his team. To stay up to date with the podcast, follow us on Twitter or visit the website for past episodes.

Duration:00:36:58

5: Linzi Rooney - Born and Bred

2/10/2020
Linzi Rooney tells us her story this week. We caught up with Linzi prior to the rebranding of Studio Souk to Born And Bred. We talked about the ups and downs of cruise ship life, the changing of the high street, gyms in airports and advice for creatives who want to take the leap. To find out more about Linzi follow her on Instagram & Facebook. To stay up to date with the podcast, follow us on Twitter or visit the website for past episodes.

Duration:00:33:52

4: Jonny Petrie - Ulster Rugby

2/3/2020
This week David is joined by former international rugby player and sporting great Jonny Petrie. Jonny chats to David about how he made the move from pitch to boardroom and why he now calls Ulster home. For more info on Jonny's work visit the the Ulster Rugby website or follow him on Twitter. To stay up to date with the podcast, follow us on Twitter or visit the website for past episodes.

Duration:00:41:14

3: Oonagh O'Reilly - Sales & Marketing Director ICC Belfast, Waterfront Hall & Ulster Hall

1/27/2020
This week David is joined by Oonagh O'Reilly, Sales & Marketing Director ICC Belfast, Waterfront Hall & Ulster Hall. Oonagh chats about her agricultural upbringing, business opportunities in unlikely places and how her current role can help those beyond her current organisation. For more info on Oonagh's work visit the ICC website, Ulster Hall & Waterfront Hall.

Duration:00:43:31

2: Niall McKenna - James Street South

1/20/2020
We caught up with leading restaurateur Niall McKenna at James Street South to talk about his career to date and how there is more to running a successful restaurant than just tasting the odd sauce. This episode was recorded prior to the death of Gary Rhodes. Stay up to date on Belfast Live or follow the podcast on Twitter.

Duration:00:40:28