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The darker side of leadership

Patrick Gallen
I'M a great fan of the work of Rasmus Hougard and Jacqueline Carter on ‘The Mind of a Leader,’ published by Harvard Business Review Press.

Hard work and a positive attitude adds up for Ciara

THIS week's High Flyer is Ciara McGonnell-Cushnahan, financial director at Bloc Blinds What was your first job? My first ever job was as a waitress at Quinn’s Corner in Killeeshil – it was great craic, but I did it long enough to know my skills did not lie in waitressing - not the ideal job for someone like me who is a little clumsy! My first job after completing my University education was as a trainee accountant in a practice in Belfast, called Wilkinson Hegarty, which then rebranded to Hill Vellacott.

Licensing law reform on the horizon after cross party commitment

Colin Neill
SEVERAL weeks ago our outdated liquor licensing regime came into sharp focus as we raised the issue that a limited consultation from the Department for Communities on special events meant that only a small number of amendments would be made that would really only benefit the management of The Open due to take place next month in Portrush.