Disruptive principles in business leadership were recently presented by Dr Trish Gorman (US) in Dublin, at a masterclass with the IntertradeIreland All-Island Innovation Programme. For Sound Advice, this masterclass confirmed: Sound Advice is a disruptive entity (modernising Ireland’s deaf sector and education) The disruptive effect of bilateral cochlear implants (children hear speech in both ears) Visible role models transmit core values, coach
Sound Advice’s start-up story is on the Ulster Bank sponsored ‘Small Business Can’ website, in the seventh anniversary month of seeking seed capital for the idea that became the irishdeafkids (IDK) website. NOTE: in 2014, IDK rebranded as Sound Advice, to reflect the altered landscape the entity is operating in as a result of achieving
“Sorting post in the mailroom of a large UK publishing house wasn’t what I went to university for. Admittedly the job was in the right field – publishing – the subject of my post-graduate diploma. The difficulty lay in convincing my new colleagues to see my potential, and not to focus on my hearing issues
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