Barr Performance Coaching is an owner managed practice made up of a group of highly experienced professionals who are committed to making a real difference through the provision of high calibre Leadership & Career Coaching. We use well formulated business tools, delivered by individuals with >20 years international industry experience. The Partners have extensive hands on global management experience in the following disciplines,
“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.”
“I would rather try to succeed and fail, than to try to do nothing and succeed”
“A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances,
but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.”
“We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.”
“Leaders must be tough enough to fight,
tender enough to cry,
human enough to make mistakes,
humble enough to admit them,
strong enough to absorb the pain,
and resilient enough to bounce back and keep on moving.”
“The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.”
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.”
“You can't do today's job with yesterday's methods and be in business tomorrow.”
We deliver our programs in a collaborative insightful manner, using a coaching style and hands-on knowledge of diverse industry sectors to enable clients sustain a competitive advantage
We bring our experience backed up by a strong team of associates to enhance the likelihood of the client achieving big bold goals.
We seek to inspire confidence so that the client company retains talent with the appropriate skills and competencies.
We bring the discipline of ensuring people, process and systems are aligned to deliver maximum impact for your company.
At a time of huge uncertainty and limited engagement with others, Sheila provided constructive feedback, practical advice and invaluable guidance on job applications CV, networking and interview techniques - instilling a sense of hope and renewed confidence not only in the possibility of re entering the job market at a volatile time but also of finding the 'right fit' for me. Sheila understands not only the jobseeker but also the individual and her knowledge and experience in this area are invaluable! I couldn't recommend her highly enough for anyone who feels 'stuck' in their career or, for anybody trying to re-enter the job market
“This is an immensely practical and useful book, full of useful and eminently sensible advice. It is refreshingly jargon-free and clearly benefits from the authors extensive experience as a practicing executive. The structure of the book, which breaks down the topics into bite-sized insights, coupled with practical tips, tricks and takeaways, makes it an ideal playbook that should be in the top drawer of every managers desk.”
“Paddy joined us at a crucial stage of development while we were seeking investment and developing new products as was an invaluable resource for information and advice in terms of navigating our supply chain and route to market strategies. We were able to overcome various obstacles utilising Paddy’s input and support. We would recommend Paddy to any new company that is looking to develop their business. We look forward to working with Paddy in the future.”
“Really a useful resource, full of bite-sized tid-bits, useful to folks at every stage of their career or lives.”
“Paddy worked with the management team on the development of our Supply Chain Strategy This formed our plans for the implementation of a best in class supply chain and logistics facility. This is supporting our outstanding business growth.”
"This wonderful book successfully shows us the importance and benefits of strategizing and planning. Excellence is a key mindset of the book, empowering the reader to reach their full potential. It covers everything from beginning your career, to reaching CEO level.
The book, in short
is a fantastic tool for career and personal development. Whilst
from the outset, it presents itself as a Career Tool kit, it offers
so much more. It reminds us that personal and professional
relationships are paramount to how we drive our success and enjoy our
working life. This will become your go-to book, to
reference time and time again. "
"Sheila, I just wanted to say thanks so much for your help. I nailed the interview, got the job and I'm currently 4 weeks in."
“….crammed with clear and practical help for every stage of a career, a superb book. One to have and own and dip into over and over again.”
"Sheila, I have really appreciated and benefited from your support over the past year, which has been invaluable in my pursuit of a new career. I truly feel that the service you provided was ….most useful and beneficial and I really can’t thank you enough."
"Paddy provided fantastic advice, guidance and support during the formative stages of the business. He is a pleasure to work with"
“…..very comprehensive - and written in a very accessible and clear manner….. In Chapter 3, I particularly liked the importance placed on being clear on values.”
“Very concise and to the point, great reference points throughout the book. It’s very much a handbook guide to a successful career path. Started with all the right building blocks all the way from managing yourself to managing others to finally managing your role at hand.”
“Paddy has put together a comprehensive guide for business success. Whether you are new to the workforce or a seasoned business veteran, this book is a tool that everyone can use to help achieve success.”
“Managing a career in todays environment is always tough, Paddy has a genuinely thoughtful approach which encompasses proven practices that he himself employed through his career with fantastic success, the tips and tricks section on each chapter is invaluable as a reference and the reflective exercises included really help ensure the lessons land and are instantly practical. For anyone wanting to take control of their career and understand how to climb the career ladder – this is a must read “
"I found working with Paddy extremely beneficial for both for my career and on a personal level. Paddy is great at listening, he has a very calm and practical approach to problem solving which helped me through some tough business decisions."
"Sheila, it was so great to be able to bounce things off you and your support / guidance was invaluable. I genuinely can’t thank you enough."
Each year we commit to making our time available to provide pro bono business and carer coaching to the employees of registered charities. If you would like to avail of this coaching please email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will endeavour to meet your needs.