“I need help” – the 3 most powerful words any manager or entrepreneur can say. Aine Kerr is a serial risk taker. She left her permanent pensionable teaching job at 20, to retrain as a journalist. She left her high-profile political correspondent role in the Irish Independent to join international media start-up, Storyful, during the recession. She then moved to New York to become Facebook’s manager of Journalism Partnerships. And now, Aine is back in business start-up phase, co-founding Kinzen, an app that puts people, around the world, in control of their news.
Aine talks us through her decision-making processes, and the key practices that have allowed her to take big risks and dream big. She also reveals her weaknesses in business and how she overcomes them thanks to one nifty thought. Lastly, Aine talks us through negotiating titles in the workplace and how to manage staff if you’re an ambitious perfectionist, who finds it hard to delegate.