Hi my name is John O’Driscoll and I am the creator and host of The-Blueprint podcast. I am a financial adviser by profession and own Blueprint Financial Planning and financialfitness.ie. I have a huge interest in the areas of business, entrepreneurship, sport and personal development, so I thought why not launch a podcast and chat about these subjects.
In each episode I chat to guests about their Blueprint for success in life, I hope you enjoy!
John Murphy is a professional golfer hailing from Kinsale Co Cork. John had a distinguished amateur career which included an appearance on the British & Irish Walker cup team along with winning the prestigious Byron Nelson award before he turned professional in 2021.
John discusses his Blueprint for success all the way from a juvenile golfer in Kinsale to playing on the hallowed turf of St Andrews and Pebble Beach alongside some of the world’s top pros.
Neil is a pioneer in the area of ‘mental fitness’ and was the very first life coach to appear on Irish Television. Neil has worked with elite sports teams, individual athletes and large corporates in the areas of personal development, stress management and goal setting.
Simply put he is a legend in the area of personal development, sit back and enjoy this episode!
Ernest is the owner of Electric and Sober Lane bar and restaurants in Cork City as well as being Director of the rapidly growing Kinsale Spirit Company.
A born entrepreneur, Ernest is a must-listen for anyone hoping to launch their own business – his Blueprint for success? Don’t let your ego get in the way!!
Mark is a life coach based in Dublin, his goal for his clients is to help them ‘’build a life that makes you smile’’. Mark works with clients on an individual basis, delivers corporate talks and runs a burgeoning monthly group mentoring platform called Tribe.
Mark has a huge social media following and consistently produces quality content on his Instagram @markfennell.ie
Peter is a former professional golfer on the European Tour where he enjoyed great success including winning the Spanish Open in 2008 and being the only Irish person to win Rookie of the Year award in 2003. Peter retired from the professional game in 2016 when as he says it became “financially unviable to remain a pro”.
With unwavering honesty and humour, Peter discusses his transition from pro golfer travelling the world to a business owner at Spawell Golf Academy in Dublin.
Brian is a native of Skibbereen, West Cork and moved to the States over 30 years ago. Working from the ground up he is now the co-founder and managing partner of international production company SMUGGLER who have interests in Film, TV, Commercials and Music video.
Brian has received many of the most coveted awards as a producer including a Tony, Emmy, Palme d’Or and a Grammy. He has worked with some of the world’s biggest brands including Apple, Xbox and Microsoft to name but a few. Brian is funny, engaging and honest and discusses how his career and company has flourished over the last number of years.
Peter is a highly decorated amateur golfer and Irish international who has won most of the top titles in the game. Off the course Peter has grown a very successful golf specific fitness business and recently became a part owner in the international F45 franchise in Cork.
Barbara is the owner of Transilient Coaching and EQ.ie and is a highly qualified expert in her field. Barbara works with leadership teams in multinationals and business owners delivering workshops on resilience and emotional intelligence. She is a former President of Network Ireland Cork branch.
Aisling is the founder of Ayrie whose mission is to inspire women worldwide to achieve their potential and maximise their success by focusing their Fitness, Lifestyle, Wellbeing and Mindset. Aisling currently resides in West Cork and is an active participant in endurance races and swims.
Andy McMahon is the Director of Golf Operations at the world renowned Adare Manor in Co Limerick which recently paid host to the JP McManus Pro Am. The Ryder Cup is returning to Ireland at Adare Manor in 2027 and as Andy tells us preparations are already underway!
John Goulding is CEO of Workvivo, a rapidly growing technology company with it’s headquarters in Cork. Workvivo provide a suite of products to assist employee engagement to some of the largest companies in the world.
Host John O’Driscoll takes a look back at Season 1 of The Blueprint Podcast from turning pro golfer with John Murphy to connecting employees worldwide with John Goulding and everything in between.