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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Thoughts and ideas about running a business

We offer a range of services which match the needs of leaders of businesses and non-profit organisations. Read about us in our stories, and check my profile out at Billy Linehan

Contact us by email billy.linehan@celtar.ie or call  01 962 9942 – start the conversation, and take the first step on your path to business growth!

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When the old and young collide at work, working with generation Y

We see a generational gap in many organisations, often highlighted by poor communications and team work. If it is hard to get people from various generations to reach any agreement, it is even harder to do so within a company. Cristina Simón, professor at the Instituto de Empresa in Madrid, Spain, has identified and analyzed the four [...]

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37signals.com getting real

I have come across the company 37signals several times over the last few years, via recommendations from developers, clients and an article in Time magazine. They demonstrate a refreshing approach for smaller companies who successfully compete with corporates in technology and other sectors.       “I don’t have anything [...]

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Interview with Brad Bird director of Ratatouille on innovation

I liked the movie, and I think this interview with Brad Bird is illuminating. Movie making is a complex business, and managing animators is a challenge! The Quarterly: How important is team dynamics to innovation and creativity? Brad Bird: Making a film, you have all these different departments, and what you’re trying to do is find a way [...]

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“We’re a family business. We do what we like and we like what we do”

“We’re a family business. We do what we like and we like what we do” Topflight are a leading Irish tour operator, and a client. I liked this piece about them in a major Irsh daily newspaper as it gives a flavour of the entrepreneur behind the company. It’s cold outside. It’s starting to rain. The phones are [...]

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