About Performance Partners
Performance Partners is a consulting firm who work with leaders and teams in the following areas.
- Building High Performance Teams.
- Developing Leaders.
- DiSC Behavioural Assessments.
- Employee Engagement & Passion.
- Building Trust Inside Organisations.
How We Work
We apply a variety of grounded approaches, valid methods and tailored facilitation, to help you maximise the contribution of all staff, to build high-performance cohesive team. Every intervention will have a recognisable impact on the organisation through agreed actions with the staff and an identifiable return on investment, where possible.
Clients see us as specialising in leadership and performance management, impacting change through people, cohesive team development, communications, relationships & trust, alignment, engagement. Clients include multinational, corporate sector, medium-sized businesses and the not-for-profit organisations.
Meet Our People
Principal Consultant & M.D.
Peter O’Connor as consultant, facilitator & coach, has helped businesses & Teams across 3 decades. He facilitates learning with a business purpose, from strategic interventions and team development initiatives, as well L&D environments. Always client focused, tailoring for each environment. Modern delivery also with use of new technologies to support sustained learning. The focus is on results, applying learning, impact, process change, behavioural change, talent development, performance, building trust and retention.
Peter adds additional value through passion for a strengths based approach to bring change in teams, service, supporting clients (on their agenda).We have worked in Ireland, the UK and internationally and are strategically partnered with long-standing organisations including Wiley publishing, and Integro leadership. This enables us to bring the best of Everything DiSC®, The Five Behaviours Of A Cohesive Team and the “Building Trust Inside” approaches to our work.
We help you to break through the challenges and opportunities that can only be realised through your strong and focused leadership and through developing your team’s and people.
We have worked in all business functions and across organisation types. The vast majority of work that we do is highly tailored to each individual client, as each individual client has their own specific needs, situations and desired outcomes. Performance partners is a highly result oriented and relationship driven company. We know business, but you know your business. We deliver learning and development with a business purpose.
As a Facilitator, Executive Coach and HR/L&D Consultant, Seanán has helped businesses across the globe, and across various industries, over the last 20 years’. His experience in Learning and Development across a range of organisations varies in both sectors and size. As a result, Seanán brings an in-depth understanding of the challenges facing businesses today. This understanding is borne out of working as a Group HR and Learning Director during the worst recession in Ireland, as well as a Retail Sales Coach and Director for a sales division with an annual turnover in excess of €11m.
Seanáns most recent challenge has involved working in the highly dynamic and innovative gaming industry. Whilst based in Ireland, he travelled across the globe facilitating team and leadership development. His continued success is the result of a challenging approach and setting impactful session objectives to ensure that the participants leave inspired, both individually and collectively.
With an MSc in HRM and Training as well as an L7 Post Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching Seanán brings a wealth of tools, models and frameworks to any conversation, or facilitated session. However, it is the application of the correct model or tool at the right time, in an empathetic style that sets Seanán facilitation and consultancy above and beyond others in his field.
Mark is a director of Performance Partners. He is an experienced consultant, entrepreneur and business manager. Having worked as CEO and Director in Information Technology company, SureSkills and Media related businesses, Mark has co-found a number of technology, learning and services related businesses. Having substantial real world experiences under his belt working with very successful and very challenging companies;
Mark took time out in 2005 to complete an MBA at UCD’s Smurfit Business School. More recently, Mark has been working with numerous companies on a wide range of issues from start-up to large scale fundraising and exporting to the US Federal market. Interestingly, in 2010 Mark mentored over 60 unemployed people- helping the start their own business.
Ruth is an associate with significant experience facilitating with and coaching using DiSC. She has worked extensively in the Pharmacuetical sector. In 1997, she worked in the United Drug operation PLC in 1999. Held several senior positions in Ashfield Healthcare Ltd., the Contract Services division of United Drug. These included two years as Recruitment Manager, three years as Business Development Director and three years as General Manager. She graduated with a Bachelor of Business Studies (Hons) in 1993, from Waterford Institute of Technology.
Having worked as a Recruitment Consultant for three years with Kate Cowhig International Recruitment, travelling extensively to recruit Nurses for the U.K.’s National Health Service. In 2009, graduated from the Irish Management Institute with a Diploma in Executive Coaching. She has worked with senior executives from industries such as the Motor Industry, the Pharmaceutical Industry, Banking & Finance and Sports Industry. Her Specialties: Executive Coaching, Career Coaching, DisC< EQ & Business Mentoring
Performance partners is a highly result oriented and relationship driven company. We know business, but you know your business. We deliver learning and development with a business purpose.
Vincent Reynolds FCCA
Vincent Reynolds. Vincent is an experienced senior manager with a background in consulting, corporate training and development, change management, finance and human resources. He is a DiSC(r) facilitator also. Vincent started his career in general accounting practice before moving to a series of management and senior management roles with multinational companies.
He is a Chartered Certified Accountant, a former chairman of the Irish Association of Corporate Treasurers and a member of the Irish Institute of Training and Development. Vincent is also an accredited facilitator under the Irish Government’s Skillnets programme. Vincent was also responsible for setting up and running a $220m customer financing operation for Tellabs Inc., a U.S. multinational company. This role involved creating an internal bank and the negotiation of finance packages for significant Tellabs customers throughout the world. Throughout his career, Vincent has been involved in change management, business process reengineering, leadership coaching and training. He now acts as a business consultant and trainer helping companies to improve their profitability and effectiveness.
He also specialises in facilitating teams to overcome barriers and difficulties in times of growth and change.