Daniel Goleman: What Makes a Leader?

By Michael Haynes | June 13, 2018

Daniel Goleman Books, Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence Psychologist and author Daniel Goleman is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on emotional and social intelligence. As he publishes his latest collection of articles, he speaks to Ann O’Dea about many topics, including leadership in London . Widely acknowledged as the man who brought the concept of emotional intelligence to the masses. Through his 1996 bestseller Emotional Intelligence – Why it can matter more than IQ, Daniel Goleman has just published Leadership: The Power of Emotional Intelligence, which collects together in one volume his ‘must-read’ articles from the Harvard Business Review and key excerpts from his books. When we speak, I…

Muhammad Ali – The GOAT – The Greatest of All-Time

By Michael Haynes | June 9, 2018

Three-time World Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali is considered one of the world’s greatest boxers. His professional record of 56 wins and five losses is unprecedented. After retirement, he traveled the world as an ambassador of peace and championed social causes like ending poverty and discrimination. A Short Biography Muhammad Ali was born “Cassius Clay” on January 17th, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. At age 12, Cassius was discovered by a boxing coach. He trained under various coaches as an amateur boxer and had a fantastic record of 100 wins to 5 losses. He became a professional boxer after winning the Summer Olympics gold medal in 1960. He took the name Muhammad…

Les Cseh – ASAP Checks

By Michael Haynes | June 5, 2018

Business Leadership Interview Questions for Les Cseh / ASAP Checks It is rare in this new ecomony to find a leader of a company focused and loyal to not only the employees, but also to the local communities. Meet Les Cseh of ASAP Checks. With a location on the beautiful St. Lawrence River in up-state New York, Cesh’s company has provided a stable and challenging work environment, while leaving a small footprint on the environment. Cseh’s company has printed millions of checks since being founded in 1996, and also owns a sister-company in Canada. Cseh believes in giving back to the local community and is a strong supporter of the local Salvation Army and food…

Wade Lombard – Leader of Square Cow Movers

By Michael Haynes | June 2, 2018

Wade Lombard, The Man Behind Square Cow Movers As every great leader will share, the foundation of their leadership skills and vision was instilled in them at an early age. As was the case with Wade, his inspiration came from his father, he saw what his father built and wanted to be a part of it. Great leaders are not lazy. Wade is the true example of that statement. When you co-own a thriving, up-and-coming moving company in a booming city like Austin, Texas, the customers rarely see the owners. Instead, they see the front-line employees and those are the faces of the company. The ones the company is graded…

José Mourinho – One of the Greatest Coaches in Soccer History

By Michael Haynes | May 28, 2018

José Mourinho is among many as one of the greatest coaches in soccer (football) history, and he is the current manager of Manchester United. In his impressive managerial career, he has helmed top football clubs such as Porto, Real Madrid, and Chelsea. A Short Biography José Mourinho was born in Portugal on January 26th, 1963. From a young age, his mother encouraged him to aim for success in all his endeavors. His father was a professional goalkeeper. Because of this, Mourinho always had a keen interest in football. When his father moved on to coaching, Mourinho followed his lead. He began to study opposing teams and game tactics relentlessly. After…

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Jobs Expo 2012 takes place this weekend at RDS

May 10, 2012

Hundreds of jobs will be on offer this weekend at Job Expo 2012, an employment and recruitment fair, which will take place in Dublin’s RDS on Saturday, 12 and Sunday, 13 May. According to the organisers, this event, which is free, will provide all the information needed to climb the employment ladder or make an informed decision on a new career choice both in Ireland and abroad. Career opportunities and advice will be available from companies located both in Ireland and abroad such as: JV Driver, the Canadian construction firm who have 200 openings Irish HomeCare Services who have 200 job openings Canadian Recruitment firm, Diamond Global have 120 job…

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Nirvana achieves export success through e-commerce

May 9, 2012

Carlow-based e-commerce company Nirvana Wholesale is doing well from an export perspective with 85pc of its customers being independent retailers in the UK. Starting from humble beginnings selling jewellery at Kilkenny market in 2003, founders Bob and Malene Devitt started selling wholesale from their website in 2008. The business moved online just before the recession hit, but right from the beginning was targeting overseas business through online advertising. Nirvana Wholesale sells wholesale fashion jewellery online to retailers in the UK and Ireland from its warehouse outside Carlow. “We sell to jewellery shops, gift shops, hair dressing salons, online sellers and party planners. All orders are processed and shipped from our newly built…

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Quinn Healthcare rebranding to Laya Healthcare

May 1, 2012

Quinn Healthcare said today that the company is set to be renamed Laya Healthcare. The company, which underwent a management buyout last December, said the name is derived from its promise to its members – “looking after you always”. It said it is currently in the process of transitioning to the new brand. “As from today, May 1st, our new underwriter is Elips Insurance Limited, a wholly owned subsidary of SwissRe,” said Dónal Clancy, managing director. “There will be no operational impact on members during the transition period, it’s very much business as usual. “Quinn Healthcare continues to sell and renew policies and pay member claims in the normal way.…

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