Portfolio Career Podcast with David Nebinski

#25 - Conor McCarthy - Leading and Coaching in Ireland With Philosophy, Software and Empathy

Episode Summary

This conversation is Conor McCarthy. Conor started his career with a more technical and software engineering background. He then cofounded a festival which turned into one of the largest outdoor festivals in Ireland, City Spectacular (formerly the Street Performance World Championship) with over 200,000 people. He talks about philosophy and some key human reinvention moments he has had. One of which was related to an online workshop created by Seth Godin, the altMBA. Conor is now a coach in the leading, global online leadership program, in addition to his private coaching practice as well. He also cofounded a new company called, Empathy Test, which focuses on better understanding human behavior and reaction to new and existing products and services to help business owners. It's honor to interview Conor while he was in Ireland. We also talk about some key defensible skills for you to build and grow your Portfolio Career. Tune in and let's have some fun!

Episode Notes


  1. Contact information on LinkedIn
  2. Coaching website
  3. New email newsletter
  4. altMBA