An Irishman Abroad

How To Create A Billion Dollar Business With Workhuman CEO Eric Mosley: Episode 378

August 8, 2020

How to you go from failing the Leaving Certificate to running company valued north of 1 billion dollars? This week, Jarlath is joined by Workhuman's co-founder and CEO Eric Mosely to find out how he took a gift cards idea and turned it into something that could change business forever. 

Eric speaks candidly for the first time about his struggles in school (5:00), how he tasted poverty he experienced growing up in Tallaght in the eighties stayed with him (13:00), the deficit of ambition he has in Irish CEOs and where it might come from (31:00).

There’s a fascinating discussion on the much maligned millenials (48:00) and his thoughts on the current state of America (1:11:00). Eric explains what he calls the art of rewarding people at work (43:00) and much more. If you’re looking for a truly rare and insight into one of Ireland's top business minds, you’ve found it. 

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