‘Having fun is important, life can be difficult enough’ Mick Kearney on business & rugby management

Jan 19, 09:47 AM

This week on The Commit Podcast with Enda McNulty, we have Michael Kearney. From early roots in agriculture, Michael went on to manage the Irish Rugby team with great success.

What makes Michael unique is that not also has he achieved great success on the rugby pitch but also in the world of business with Home Instead Senior Care and Snap Printing.

In this episode, Michael describes his journey from being a sports fanatic in school ‘playing pretty well, every sport under the book’, to attending agricultural college, emigrating to Australia, returning to set up a business and then eventually managing the Irish rugby team.

Michael talks extensively about the importance of mental strength, ‘learning from mistakes and learning from experience is extremely important’. He also talks about the importance of dealing with your mental health early on. ‘It’s a muscle that needs to be trained,' he says.

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