Ireland’s first female private investigator (PI) Sandra Mara, cracked her first case at 9. She found not only her passion but also fulfilment and decided to follow her father into the family business of private investigations. “That’s no job for a woman,” he said as he tried desperately to throw her off course. Sandra, however, went on to have a lengthy and successful career as Ireland’s first ever professional female PI, working all around the world, writing three books, while navigating death threats and raising her children.

How did she do it all? And how did she manage the stress? Sandra reveals all to Margaret E Ward. And there’s more. In our advice slot Margaret talks through tactics, with three experts, to help introverts succeed in the workplace. She also meets two business leaders to discuss what thought leadership actually is and why it should matter to your company.