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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Fears over MBNA jobs in Leitrim

August 16, 2011

Hundreds of jobs may be in jeopardy as credit card company MBNA signals its exit from the UK and Ireland. Yesterday afternoon, the parent firm of MBNA credit card company, Bank of America, announced it was withdrawing its business in Ireland and the UK. Currently, the group employs 1,000 people at its offices in Carrick-on-Shannon in Leitrim. There is some hope this morning that a buyer may be found for the business and the jobs saved. IDA Ireland has committed to finding a buyer for the company. It is understood Bank of Ireland has also offered its assistance to help the company sell the business and keep the jobs in…

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New SME service to give company directors train

New SME service to give company directors training

August 15, 2011

SpenglerFox has launched a new service to give support and training to company directors and senior management teams at Irish-based SMEs and help companies keep apace with marketplace demands. SpenglerFox, which is part of Grafton Employment Group, announced the service today as a resource for senior management teams to make sure equipped to meet the heightened expectations and demands of the global marketplace. Aspects of the service include board performance reviews, corporate governance audit, board remuneration advisory and board paper templates. Jacques de Jager, a financial services professional with over 20 years’ experience in international banking, will lead the service. He will be supported by entrepreneur and venture capitalist Shimi…

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Smart Meters to Dominate Installed Electrical Meter Base by 2018

August 15, 2011

The number of smart meters installed around the world will reach 535m units by 2015, while smart meters are set to comprise the majority of all installed electrical meters by 2018, according to a new report from Pike Research. This represents a significant upgrade from the market research and consulting firm’s prediction in the fourth quarter of 2009 that the installed base would be 251m units by 2015. Pike Research said the largest contributor to the upgraded forecast is the strong adoption of smart meters in the Asia Pacific region, particularly in China. The company believes that the smart meter installed base will continue to see robust growth beyond 2015 and will…

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