How I manage: ‘Provide clear direction for your team and then get out of the way’

Blackberry Hearing’s Matthew Gleeson believes a team needs to see a straight line between what it is you’re asking them to do and what results that will achieve

2nd July, 2021
How I manage: ‘Provide clear direction for your team and then get out of the way’
Matthew Gleeson, general manager, Blackberry Hearing; ‘Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.’ Picture: Arthur Carron

Matthew Gleeson is general manager of Blackberry Hearing, a company that provides hearing aids at affordable prices and has more than 60 clinics nationwide. Gleeson has also worked with Digicel and Vodafone as a product manager.

When I was in primary school, I remember telling my granny that I wanted to be a billionaire by the time I was 30, so I guess in some ways I wanted to be a business tycoon. As...

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