BUSINESS PROFILE: BRENDAN McGLYNN

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first_imgDonegalDaily:What is your career and what do you do?Brendan: Estate Agent and owner of the ‘The Quiet Moment’ TearoomsDonegalDaily: Tell us about your first job and how much were you paid? Brendan: I was an office clerk in ‘Kelly’s Mills’ – £29.00 per weekDonegalDaily: What was your first success in business?Brendan: Opening my own Insurance & Auctioneer’s business in 1988.DonegalDaily: Name the one local or international business person you look up to? Brendan: Michael O’Leary (I admire his confidence and self-belief)DonegalDaily: What has been your biggest mistake in business?Brendan: Didn’t prepare adequately for the ‘rainy days’!DonegalDaily: What is the most valuable piece of advice you have ever been given?Brendan: John Devine once said to me – “It’s only dear the day you buy it”  referring to (Property) DonegalDaily: What advice would you give to someone starting out in business today?Brendan: Be positive – you can learn a lot from recessionary timesDonegalDaily: What one item would you take with you to a desert island and why?Brendan: My mobile – It’s good to keep in touch DonegalDaily: What item can you not do without?Brendan: Car keysDonegalDaily: What item would you prefer to do without?Brendan: Credit cards!DonegalDaily: What do you do in your spare time (if you have any)?Brendan: Swimming at least four nights per week in the Mount errigal Leisure CentreDonegalDaily: When will you retire?Brendan: Hopefully never!DonegalDaily: What’s your tip to surviving the recession? –Brendan: Stay positive and try to take each day as it comesDonegalDaily: What one thing would you do if you were Finance Minister to help business?Brendan: Reduce PRSI & VAT across the board.* Interview by Greg HarkinBUSINESS PROFILE: BRENDAN McGLYNN was last modified: December 3rd, 2010 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more