‘You can’t expect respect just because you have a title’

In the professional services sector, getting along with people will help you further your career more than almost anything else, says David Byrne of property advisory firm Lisney

8th March, 2020
‘You can’t expect respect just because you have a title’
David Byrne of Lisney believes the only way to learn is to be able to deal with knock-backs and mistakes.

David Byrne is managing director of Lisney. The Irish-owned property advisory firm was established in 1934, trading initially as Harry Lisney & Son, and employs 115 people at seven offices in Dublin and one each in Cork and Belfast. Its services include residential and commercial sales and lettings, property management, valuations and market research

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