Celtar
Celtar

Welcome to the web blog of Celtar, a management consultancy company based in Dublin, Ireland . The MD, Billy Linehan, is a business adviser and professional business mentor. How we meet your needs Projects • Assisted company “in recovery” from recent years of poor sales, new focus on strategy – and how to implement it • Chair and act as secretary of monthly management meetings • Introduce staff centred performance management systems, train managers • Advise MD on board matters, and communicating with shareholders • Train management team on “High Performance”

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Managment & leadership

CEO’s and MD’s, in a small company who reviews their performance ?

It is a common challenge for MDs and CEOs of small companies to figure out whether they should have a performance review themselves? All their staff go through the review process, why not them? In many companies, with or without formal board structures, the MD / CEO there is not a Review of his or her performance. They may ask [...]

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The DNA of entrepreneurs?

A thought provoking piece of research on CEOs/entrepreneurs and the traits they share in common.

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Family businesses are different!

There are c. 200,000 family owned businesses in Ireland. Recently I was contacted with a query on support for family businesses, and it led me to think about the many family owned companies we work with in Celtar. The high proportion of our family business clients is not surprising. Family owned and managed businesses have their [...]

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Where’s the monkey?

This well known analogy is worth reviving and sharing. Let us imagine that a manager is walking down the hall and that he notices one of his subordinates, Sean Fogarty, coming his way. When the two meet, Sean Fogarty greets the manager with, "Good morning. By the way, we've got a problem. You see .... "

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Global mega trends

In a world undergoing change where there are few certainties, it is useful to anticipate and plan for trends. These trends will affect us as individuals and the types of organisations we work with.

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