The New Year might be only three days old but we already have a clear winner for Estate Agency Boss of the Year.
Mr Rutley – aka grumpy old estate agent and whose people skills are second to none – has delivered his annual motivational address to staff.
He told them to be fired with enthusiasm, or be fired with enthusiasm.
Come on, Peter Knight, book him as your keynote speaker for this year’s EA Masters. You know it’s exactly what the likes of Messrs Knight and Frank need to put fire in the belly of their already pumped-up negotiators.
Mr Rutley’s Twitter account is here: https://twitter.com/GrumpyOldEA
If you scroll down a little, you will also be able to see what he gave his beautiful Lithuanian PA Veronika for Christmas.
HR departments, employment tribunals and feminists everywhere – look away now.