Podcast Interview With Bill Wolsey: Owner of The Merchant Hotel, Bullitt, Little Wings, Dirty Onion and Much More.

Meet Bill Wolsey, the Belfast-born man who has built a hospitality empire with some of the most noteworthy and memorable establishments in the UK. 

In this honest, casual conversation, Bill shares about the lessons he’s learnt along the way, how Beannchor balances creativity with profitability and how he juggles a large portfolio while prioritising family.

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Matthew Thompson
Podcast Interview with Nancy Brown: The Innovative Coach Your Business Has Been Waiting For.

Q: What do you get when you cross a New Yorker, creativity, entrepreneurship and resilience?

A: Nancy Brown. 

Really enjoyed this chat with a personal mentor and friend of mine.

We dive deep into the importance of work-life balance, how to bounce back after a freak accident and how getting better quality sleep could take your business to the next level.

Hope you enjoy.

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Matthew Thompson
Podcast Interview With Simon Worthington, Editor Of Turf & Grain Magazine

Meet Simon Worthington, the EY accountant with the coolest hobby ever: founding, running and editing the beautiful Turf & Grain magazine.

Turf & Grain is a super-high-quality magazine that features in-depths interviews with noteworthy indiviudals across the whole island of Ireland.

Each issue is based around a theme. Last time it was ‘Makers’ and documented the stories of local craftsmen and women who are creating incredible things.

The magazine is a work of art and often feels more like a published book rather than a magazine… That’s all down to Simon’s absolute obsession with quality, slow-cooked journalism and creating something that is beautiful to showcase just how great this part of the world is.

In this interview we sat down with Simon at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast (where he does a lot of his work for Turf & Grain) to hear his story, how he manages to this while working for EY and how he balances the business side with the creative.

Check it out.

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Matthew Thompson
Drone Operator David Kenny from Soarscape (Podcast Interview)

Meet David Kenny, an accountant who packed it all in to start Soarscape, an aerial videography and photography company that covers all of your drone needs!

In this episode we hike up Cave Hill to chat about all things drones… how can they be used for good? Will they ever replace my post-man?

But we also dive deep into David’s personal story. What’s it like to be self-employed? How does one make money flying drones? What does a typical week look like for you?

Check it out.

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Matthew Thompson
Colin Geddis - Comedian and Podcaster (Video Interview)

Colin Geddis is the comedian behind online characters like Barry The Blender Henderson, The General Banter Podcast (which is pushing 1 million downloads) and stand-up gigs across Northern Ireland and beyond.

After exploding into local viral fame with his mockumentary 'I am Fighter' 9 years ago, Colin has been able to create a thriving career out of making people laugh. 

In today's show we get Colin on the other side of the mic to hear his story so far, the challenges he's faced a long the way and how podcasting is playing a massive role in that.

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Matthew Thompson
Gavan Wall: King Of LinkedIn + Founder Of The Wall Group (Video Podcast)

Gavan Wall is the founder of The Wall Group, a company that owns a series of Spars, Subways and a YoggieBerrie in North Belfast. But he's probably most well known for his charisma, speed-mentoring and being the Northern Irish King of LinkedIn. In this episode, we get to chat about all thing from The Greatest Showman (asking if enough will ever be enough) why Gavan kicked booze out his life for good and why he didn't go to the hairdressers for 7 years...

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Matthew Thompson