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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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Business mentor and adviser to owners of SMEs, mostly. Contributor to Irish Tech News. Searching for truth in the news.

Exit interviews in a small business, what you need to do?

What emotions face the owner of a small business when a key member of staff tells them they are leaving? Mixed emotions! Many business owners, MDs and directors of companies have said to me “If only we could have done something to prevent that decision”? In a smaller business the chances are that little preparation or succession [...]

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Do’s and Don’t’s of coaching and mentoring

Do’s and Don’t’s of coaching and mentoring

Billy has gained experience of coaching methodologies, as an employee, a business coach and as a participant on change management programmes. The learning he offers can include commitment based management, feedback and consequence models as part of his work with individuals and groups.

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Dublin business events for your calendar

Many business events are scheduled this Spring   The Small Firms association, the SFA, runs free talks for members and non-members   The most recent one was, the SFA Business Bytes event on ‘The latest changes in employment law – an essential guide for small business’. The slides used by the speakers are now [...]

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Planning for 2016

Planning for 2016

  January, a busy month for directors,  owner managers and managers of all types of organisations Without giving too much detail away, we are assisting in a) Writing a business plan for one client – appears late I know but better to have short plan in January than no plan at all. Many SMEs use their budget as a basic planning [...]

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Celebrating Irish startups!

Owners of 16 great businesses share their personal experiences of growing a company in the Capital City. This event happening in Wood Quay will be one of the first to kickstart the week of the StartUp Gathering.

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Websummit 2014 is on! Guerilla mentoring is here!

As well as attending the 2014 websummit in Dublin over the next 3 days, I will be offering free #guerillamentoring to any startups who are interested.   Tweet me @billylinehan so we can connect and arrange to have a coffee together.   Starting a business in Ireland? You might be interested in an objective view of the range of [...]

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