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New Jobs In Ireland

It crossed my mind recently that jobs lost seem to always get more airPlay than jobs created. So out of curiosity I did a scan to see what jobs were created in Ireland in May. Here’s what I’ve come up with so far: Merit medical. Galway. 200 jobs. Copper fasten technologies 37 jobs software SAP-…

Simple Ways To Change Your Mindset

“mindset” {noun} a set of beliefs or a way of thinking that determines ones behaviour, outlook and mental attitude. Over the past month I’ve spoken at three different events on How To Use Your Mind For Better Results in business and sport.  One was for business people and 2 were for golfers.  It’s amazing how…

How Will You Measure Your Life? – Harvard Business Review

I came across a great article on the Harvard Business Review website that I’d forgotten about.  It’s a very strong read about measuring the true success of your life.  If you’re up for the challenge and are looking for more fulfillment from your life this is a MUST READ. How Will You Measure Your Life?…

10 Not So Common Nuggets To Consider!

“Common sense is not so common”. – Voltaire So here are 10 Not So Common Nuggets to consider for this week: 1. Never look at email first thing in the morning. 2. Unusual thinking works well when you ‘physically’ go to somewhere different than normal. 3. Don’t use your diary just to schedule meetings –…

How To Turn 1 Hour Into 30 Days.

“Nothing is so dear and precious as time.” – French Proverb I was working with a client a few weeks ago when they pointed out that one of the changes we’d made to her working life had added 30 days of ‘High Value Focus’ to her business time. How? She listed the top 3 areas…

Grow Your Business in 2011 Seminar

Hi there, On the 8th of February WDA ran a seminar titled ‘Grow Your Business In 2011’, they lined up 6 guest speakers including myself and Irish Dragon Gavin Duffy. €10 of all admission fees was donated to Temple Street Children’s Hospital. Speakers Included: Guy Fagan: Search Engine Optimisation & Social Networking to Grow your…

Golf Insight for Business & Life

Here’s your shot of weekly inspiration:   “I never hit a shot, not even in practice, without having a very sharp, in-focus picture of it in my head. First I see the ball where I want it to finish, nice and white and sitting up high on the bright green grass. Then the scene quickly…

Business Turnaround

Here’s your shot of weekly inspiration:   “No man ever achieved worthwhile success, who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.” -Napoleon Hill, Author of ‘Think & Grow Rich’, one of the best-selling books of all time. The above quote needs…

Who is Good For Nothing?

Here’s your shot of weekly inspiration: “The person with good excuses is generally good for nothing else.” – Samuel Foote If you’re managing people day to day, I’m sure you’ll agree with the point above. A short, sweet but very insightful statement. You might even think about getting it printed on an A4 page and…