1. Dr. Chris Horn co-founder of IONA Technologies speaks at the DCEB/DIT Hothouse Be Inspired. Be an entrepreneur series along with Hothouse guest speakers Andy Hirst CEO of itabs and Matt Norton, MD of Sentry Wireless. visit http://www.hothouse.ie for more information

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  2. Be Inspired. Be an entrepreneur Series is created by DIT Hothouse and sponsored by DCEB. The series is a free set of interviews with leading entrepreneurs who talk about their journey to success.

    In this video Denis O’Brien offers a number of key pieces of advice which he said were crucial for prospective entrepreneurs;

    Take every opportunity to travel
    Whatever you do, do it well
    Hone your communication skills
    If you borrow, pay back – and remember, your word is your bond
    Leaving college, get your first job anywhere and learn from it

    For more information visit http://www.dit.ie/hothouse/

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  3. The three P’s for successful businesses were the basis of Brody Sweeney’s talk at the second Be Inspired;
    Take personal responsibility
    Be prepared to do what it takes
    Always have a plan and just ‘Do it.’

    The ‘Be Inspired. Be an entrepreneur” series of live interviews are developed by DIT Hothouse and sponsored by Dublin City Enterprise Board (DCEB).

    For more information visit: http://www.dit.ie/hothouse/students/be%20inspired%20events/

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  4. Eamonn Fallon, co-founder of property website, Daft.ie was the key-note speaker at the third ‘Be Inspired. Be an entrepreneur’ event in DIT Aungier Street.

    Eamonn had these following three tips for aspiring entrepreneurs;
    Be 100% focussed on the business at hand
    Understand your core values and price yourself correctly
    Make yourself an expert, authentic content can lead to free publicity and editorial

    For more information visit: http://www.hothouse.ie

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  5. Work hard. Be on the pulse, at the heart of what you are trying to grow.
    This was one piece of advice that that Dot com millionaire entrepreneur Sarah Newman gave at the fourth DCEB/Hothouse Be Inspired. Other nuggets of information included;
    There are opportunities out there, even in the tough times
    Believe in yourself and convince people to believe in your goals and vision
    Integrity and honesty pay – even more in the current environment
    Make hay while the sun is shining – go for the low hanging fruit, meaning go for the local customers it will also keep your costs low
    Never give up selling and targets are there to be broken
    Finance – always get your money in
    Find out why your customers buy from you and just as important, why your customers do not buy from you
    Never be bullied
    Change with the times
    Just do it, find ways and solutions
    Work hard – be at the pulse, at the heart of what you are trying to grow
    Team - your team are vital to your success
    Always think forward

    For more information visit http://www.hothouse.ie

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