In the bonus episode of the Northern Ireland business podcast, Sarah is joined by Mark Crimmins, managing director of corporate, commercial and business banking at Ulster Bank in Northern Ireland, to consider some of the key themes that emerged over the course of the podcast series.
Sarah and Mark discuss purpose, supply chains, diversity, the economy, and a range of other topics.
Listeners will also hear snippets from interviewees across the series including Ann McGregor, CEO of the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry and business owners including Sinead Murphy of Shnuggle.
Mark Crimmins says, “Throughout this series, we have been harnessing the power of peer-to-peer learning by telling the stories of forward-thinking business owners from a diverse range of industries here in Northern Ireland.
“The range of voices from different business types that you will hear in this latest episode will help equip listeners with the knowledge to recognise where their strengths lie.
“It will also offer first-hand insight into how other business owners have utilised their strengths to identify new opportunities to adapt against the backdrop of these difficult circumstances,” he adds.
Series host Sarah Travers says there are many stories coming from the business community that will resonate with listeners.
“We have all adapted our daily lives in some way and the same is true for businesses and their owners.
“On high streets and in industrial parks across Northern Ireland, the business community has been working hard to adapt.
“Some are using their expertise and resources to help fellow businesses, and others are adapting their premises and services to cater to the consumer’s needs – all are adapting.
“We’re really excited to make these voices and stories heard,” she adds.
To find the latest episode of the podcast on your favourite podcast platform, search Thrive in the New World.
Listen to the episode at Ulster Bank Content Live.