Cantillon 2013 – Entrepreneurial Reflections

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He was a banker who made his fortune through using his political and business connections to good effect, he was a speculator who made fortunes in various business dealings, he left behind a trail of debtors who pursued him with criminal charges and lawsuits, before he mysteriously vanished and turned-up unannounced in the Americas. No, this is not one of Ireland’s modern day bankers or property developers but the life story of Richard Cantillon, the Kerryman who first coined the ...

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Granting Your Employee A Wish

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One of the key challenges facing companies in recent times is the ability to motivate their staff. Much has been written and many research studies have been undertaken seeking to identify the most effective ways in which managers can stimulate employees towards achieving the goals of the organisation. Indeed, an article in the magazine ‘Entrepreneur’ highlighted that 42% of the global workforce are disengaged in work, 90% of leaders say that employee engagement is critical ...

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