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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…

Gary Speed, Business People And Suicide

Why? That is probably the first question that Gary Speed’s family and friends will be asking as they digest the terrible news of his loss.  And the sad thing is that they may well never know the answer. On the face of it he had a life others dreamed of.  A distinguished career as a…

Performance, Irish Rugby & The Professional Business Person.

Here’s your shot of weekly inspiration: “It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises  but only performance is reality.”   – Harold S. Geneen  (American Businessman, he was CEO of ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph) (1959-77) Maybe we should all get this quote enlarged and put…

Happiness & The New York Times

Here’s your shot of weekly inspiration: “I find it kind of weird now to look down a crowded street and realize that half the people aren’t really there” – Dr.  Daniel Gilbert Those of you who know me the longest will know that one of my favourite interests is genuine concentration, or lack of it…

Have You Got Lucky Underwear?

I guess it’s not every day you see a subject line like that in your e-mail Inbox… Before we get onto that here’s your shot of inspiration this week: “The harder I work the luckier I get”. – Samuel Goldwyn Samuel Goldwyn was a very successful American film producer and founder of several movie studios. …

’tis yourself

Hi, Here’s your weekly shot of inspiration: “The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.  Analyze your life in terms of your environment.  Are the things around you helping you towards success or are they holding you back?  You are not planted in the ground like…