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Irial O'Farrell

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business people, sports, anyone who has faced adversity and succeeded

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Hi there and welcome to my author page. As I write management and leadership books, I have a confession to make. I'm a bit of a "people geek". Since my very first job in Sydney, Australia, I've been fascinated with what inspires people to work hard and what demotivates them.

This fascination has led me on a merry dance, from Sydney to Boston to Dublin, Ireland (where I was born). My career also evolved from Financial Services operations into management onto learning and development, where it evolved into executive coaching, organisation design and strategy.

My curiosity about people, coupled with high aptitude for abstract reasoning, allows me to make sense of what is happening with performance within organisations, and it's not always what
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Boris’ Leadership and Emotional Intelligence

Every time I’ve checked in the UK’s state-of-affairs over the last couple of weeks, it just seems like one endless capitulation after another. First, it was the rejection of the Sunday evening “televised event” that turned into the dampest squib ever, preceded by the Scottish, Northern Ireland and Welsh governments having already rejected any suggestions of re-opening schools on June 1st, and let’

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