Solutions



Our Culture Workshops: Step one. For start-ups, SMEs or larger enterprises, tangible connection of your culture and business strategy to empower sustained achievement of both.

Our Strategy Support: Step three. Ongoing or periodic organizational support, interim leadership, and development initiatives including diversity, events and wellbeing.

Our People Masterclasses: Step two / recurring. Talent management training for current best practice brand and hiring, managing and developing, and engaging and retaining.

 

All solutions can be achieved in-person (Cork, Alicante City, elsewhere), online, or a blended approach of both.

 

Alicante City: For work meetings and events, employee recognition trips or other, this sunny, safe and affordable city where summer never ends is hard to beat within Europe. We are closely connected to trusted providers and coordinators of fantastic hotel and conferencing facilities, food and excursions, to create developmental team experiences to remember. Call us soon for an exploratory chat on this: +353 87 2804753


Our Culture Workshops


Start-up culture and strategy:
CREATE
Workshop

Opportunity: Preparing for growth and team expansion, merging cultures and strategies in acquisition, other

Goal: Creation of your company vision, mission & purpose, and values going forward, and strategy business themes for the year ahead, with initial plan to include branding

Scope: Discovery and follow-up 0.5 days, workshop 0.5 days

Testimonials: SCRI-IS Technologies, anewmum, BabyBoo.ie, Cork Entrepreneurs Network, Feen Code, Rezoomo

 

SME culture and strategy:
CONNECT

Workshop

Opportunity: Transitioning business owner to CEO role, managing both different and diverse teams, other

Goal: Connection of your company vision, mission & purpose, and values going forward, and strategy business themes for the year ahead, with initial plan to include branding

Scope: Discovery and follow-up 0.5 days, workshop 0.5 days

Testimonials: Induchem Group, SimoTech, South Coast Sales, Anne Sullivan Centre, Ballymaloe, Coolgrey, Costa Weflen Group, Fervor+Hue, Himalaya Yoga Valley, Ikon Cork, Johnson & Perrott Motor Group, JRAP O'Meara Solicitors, Leigh Gillen Events, Matchbook, Oaktree Financial, Real Insights, The Shine Centre

 


Larger culture and strategy:
COMMUNICATE
Workshop

Opportunity: Establishing a new function or department, connecting remote teams or blended workforce, other

Goal: COMPASS (Culture, Operational, Marketing, People, Alliances, Strategy, Sustainability) communication of your culture vision, mission & purpose, and values, and strategy business themes for the year ahead, with initial plan

Scope: Discovery and follow-up 0.5 days, workshop 0.5 days

Testimonials: Cork City Council, Department of Defence

*** With all clients, other bespoke workshops are always possible too, for example: planning, review or teambuilding sessions ***

 

Our Strategy Support


Ongoing HR, talent management and comms

Support

Goal: A scheduled monthly continued joining the dots of leadership connects, COMPASS communications, manager 1:1s incorporating HR mentoring, and developmental training including our innovative 321-Next performance model

Scope: To be agreed with client

Testimonials: Induchem Group (Ireland, UK, ALLSAFE, Tredwell Electrical, Insteco), SCRI-IS Technologies

 

Periodic HR, talent management and comms
Support

Goal: A scheduled quarterly, six-monthly or annual continued joining the dots of leadership connects, COMPASS communications, manager 1:1s incorporating HR mentoring, and developmental training including our innovative 321-Next performance model

Scope: To be agreed with client

'Gatekeeper' or other interim HR leadership
Support

Goal: To be defined between client and Dave A. Barry

Scope: To be agreed with client

 


OD initiatives around performance and change
Support

Including, but not limited to:

- Diversity equity inclusion across talent management
Testimonials: Janssen Biologics, DePuy Synthes

- Senior role talent acquisition selection support
Testimonials: Induchem Group, SCRI-IS Technologies, Outsource Recruitment

- Induction approach to drive speedier productivity
Testimonials: BioMarin, Johnson & Johnson

Running employee events that really connect (with Leigh Gillen)
Testimonial: Crowleys Opticians

- Wellbeing, ESG or other strategy design
Testimonials: Induchem Group, SCRI-IS Technologies

- Leading with compassion in change scenarios
Testimonials: Confidential

 

Our People Masterclasses


Goal: For both experienced and early career people managers or HR, and very much targeted towards the current era of generative artificial intelligence and more, deeper talent management understanding and practical strategy training around:

 

Brand and hiring for high performance:
Accelerate speedier productivity
Masterclass

- Brand (employer and talent) 
- Recruitment (organization and role)
- Onboarding (what and how)

Scope: Discovery and follow-up 0.5 days, masterclass 0.5 days

Testimonials: Induchem Group, SCRI-IS Technologies, SimoTech, VelocityEHS, Ballymaloe, Johnson & Perrott Motor Group

 

Managing and developing high performance teams:
Achieve optimized business, create flexible capability
Masterclass

- Leadership (and management)
- Performance (team maximization)
- Diversity Equity Inclusion (including neuro)
- Development (experiences and outcomes)
- Rotation (around the organization)
- Succession (ready, near, not)

Scope: Discovery and follow-up 0.5 days, masterclass 0.5 days

Testimonials: Induchem Group, SCRI-IS Technologies, SimoTech, VelocityEHS, Ballymaloe, Johnson & Perrott Motor Group


Engaging and retaining high performance teams:
Drive increased productivity, ensure reduced turnover 
Masterclass

- Communication (monthly plan) 
- Events (quarterly calendar)
- Wellbeing (six types)
- Reward (everything monetary)
- Recognition (criteria and guidelines)
- Exit (employee experiences)

Scope: Discovery and follow-up 0.5 days, masterclass 0.5 days

Testimonials: Induchem Group, SCRI-IS Technologies, SimoTech, VelocityEHS, Ballymaloe, Johnson & Perrott Motor Group