Top Menu

Author Archive | Maceager

The Greatest Last Place Finish Ever

TV producer Bud Greenman was packing away his gear following the 1968 Mexico City Marathon. It had been over an hour since he had preserved for posterity the elegance and poise of the iconic Ethioian runner Mamo Wolde as he cruised, almost effortlessly across the finish line in a time […]

Continue Reading 0

Buy yourself a tracksuit

Pat Coakley is widely recognised as one of Ireland’s finest business people, family men and Liverpool supporter par extraordinaire. It wasn’t always that way. As a young man, his first marriage broke up, he lost his job and worse again, as he said himself, he lost his ‘self esteem’. One […]

Continue Reading 0

Why they should teach love in business school

‘Love is a verb. It needs to be acted upon’ Fr. John Powell I remember shortly after creating SMACHT meeting Michael Keaney, father of Diarmuid, one of our outstanding Smachties. Michael is a wonderful Gaelgeoir  (Irish speaker)  and I thought he’d be really impressed with me naming a course with […]

Continue Reading 0

How to put Smácht on your time

‘Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of’. Benjamin Franklin. Why Put Smácht on Your Time? In 1998 I trained as a time management trainer in the headquarters of Priority Management in Vancouver. The opinion at the the time was […]

Continue Reading 0