Lee Kuan Yew – Leadership Transformed Singapore

By Michael Haynes | February 11, 2019

Lee Kuan Yew – “The Impossible Can Happen!” Lee Kuan Yew was the first and longest-serving Prime Minister of Singapore. It was his leadership that transformed Singapore from a third world country into a thriving metropolitan city in just three decades. In a press conference, referring to the airline pilot strike of Singapore Air, he said, “I have spent a lifetime building this (referring to the city of Singapore), and as long as I am in charge, no one is going to knock it down.” He was the leader Singapore needed, and it took him a mere 65 minutes to end the strike. A Short Biography of Lee Kuan Yew…

Jeffrey Nadrich – Top Personal Injury Attorney in California

By Michael Haynes | February 8, 2019

Attorney Jeffrey Nadrich , a Solution Focused Leader in Southern California Jeffrey Nadrich, one of the most well-established and honored personal injury attorneys in the Los Angeles area, agreed to sit down with us for a discussion. Of the many topics we covered, we focused on how his leadership style evolved, and how it has helped build and shape his law firm, Nadrich and Cohen. As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? In what ways does that relate to what you do now? As a child I always wanted to be a lawyer. The reason was because I grew up working class and, as a result, wanted…

Steve Jobs Marketing Strategy (Is Pure Genius)

By Michael Haynes | January 15, 2019

Steve Jobs Marketing Genius When it comes to marketing, there is very little which is invented. Just as Mick Jagger of the Stones so poignantly summarized, “There is no future in rock ‘n roll music, it is all only recycled past.” Steve Jobs marketing genius was in seeing the brilliance of Nike, in showcasing star athletes of the 80s such as Michael Jordan, John McEnroe, and Lester Hayes, and slapping their logo next to them. Nike knew the psychology would take over, and take over it did. Jobs’ did the same, but instead of star athletes, he created sexy products and used psychology to build an “elite brand.” He knew…

Alexander The Great Leadership – Greatest of World Conquerors

By Michael Haynes | January 2, 2019

Great Conquerors: Alexander the Great Alexander the Great was one of history’s most celebrated conquerors. Born as heir to the Macedonian King, his great ambition led him to take on the high Persian Empire. At its height, Alexander’s empire stretched all the way from modern-day Italy to the Himalayas. Alexander The Great Leadership: A Short Biography Alexander was born in 356 BC in Pella, a city in the Kingdom of Macedonia. As the son of Philip II, King of Macedon, Alexander was raised as a noble Macedonian youth. Learning to read, play the lyre, ride, fight, and hunt were high priorities for Alexander. As he got older, his father had…

Seven Steps to Increase Business In a Tough Economy

By Michael Haynes | December 1, 2018

When sales are slower, it doesn’t mean that you have to slow down the business or settle for diminished returns. Any economic downturn is a wake-up call for you to look for new opportunities. Seven steps to improving business and getting ahead in slow times. Reshape Your Vision Redefine your original business vision and start projects so dynamic that you’ll be eager to get to work each morning. Take a few days off, and ponder the direction you want to follow. Recognize that you will have to work smarter and possibly harder. Analyze New Market Conditions Which parts of the market are most profitable? How large are these parts, and…

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Irish Food and Drink Bands Join Forces

August 31, 2009

Over 30 of Ireland’s top food and drink brands – including Tayto, Ballygowan, Avonmore, Cadbury, Barry’s Tea and Batchelors – have come together to form Love Irish Food, an independent body that will promote Irish-manufactured food and drink products. Economist Jim Power has been named chair of the organization. According to the organization, consumers are currently confused as to what constitutes an Irish brand, and there is considerable support for a new logo to assist in identifying Irish products.  As a result, it has developed a distinctive Love Irish Food logo, which, it says, provides “an absolute assurance to consumers that the brand carrying this symbol is above all else,…

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Coca-Cola workers go on strike

August 27, 2009

Workers at Coca-Cola HBC (Bottlers) Ireland have begun industrial action today at the company’s main Irish distribution centres. Pickets have been placed on Coca-Cola HBC depots in Tuam, Cork, Dublin, Waterford and Tipperary. The strike follows the decision by Coca-Cola HBC to outsource 130 jobs to third-party operators. According to SIPTU, last week the 130 Coca-Cola HBC drivers and warehouse staff involved in the dispute received letters from three private transport companies offering them new employment at what the trade union described as “greatly disimproved pay and working conditions and containing threats of redundancy”. The companies, Brian Daly Transport Services Ltd of Ratoath County Meath, Liam Carroll Haulage Ltd of…

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Ryanair to spend €500,000 on Lisbon ‘Yes’ campaign

August 27, 2009

Budget airline Ryanair has said it will spend over €500,000 on a campaign urging a ‘Yes’ vote in the upcoming referendum on the Lisbon Treaty this October. “I believe it is vital that every Irish voter on 2 October next votes in the referendum and votes ‘Yes to Europe’. Ireland’s membership of the European Union and the euro has transformed our economy and the lives of millions of Irish people today,” said Ryanair’s chief executive Michael O’Leary (pictured). He described how that without Europe and the euro, the Irish economy would be “run by our incompetent politicians, our inept civil service and the greedy public sector trade union bosses, who through…

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