Public-Private Partnership is not a new concept, but many companies around the country are now looking at it in a whole new way. Recently a programme that was developed to link businesses up with students in local schools, has expanded to reach out to teachers as well. I travelled to Drogheda in Co. Louth, to take a roll call of participants in one such project.
William Shakespeare has often been used as a source of business wisdom, with books like “Shakespeare’s Lessons in Leadership”, “Shakespeare on Management”, and even “Shakespeare and Golf” lining shelves in bookstores worldwide. I’ve been been finding out if these tomes hold any value, or if they’re merely tales “full of sound and fury, signifying nothing”.
Sir Ranulph Fiennes has been dubbed “The World’s Greatest Living Explorer” by the Guinness Book of Records, and he was in Dublin this week delivering some motivational advice at an Investec High Performance Breakfast. He was telling those gathered how to best to select and manage a team in extreme circumstances. I went along to find out more from the man himself.