I started the Positive Intelligence (PQ) program with a little skepticism and like reading a new book took a bit to get stuck in. After about a 1.5 weeks I was hooked. I could apply all the learnings to my everyday work and personal life and see where I was being held back. Without being over dramatic – this program will change my approach to work and not only give me better focus and more results but help me enjoy my work much more. I would encourage anyone to take up this program and for such a small amount of time invested the results will be with you every day for the rest of your life. Entrepreneur in the Media Industry
I had the pleasure of working with Dymphna over the last few months. Her empathetic and observant approach allowed me to identify key thought patterns and behaviours that have been holding me back both personally and professionally. There are so many useful practises that Dymphna provided that I use now; it was a delight to work with someone so insightful. Coaching isn’t always a comfortable process and Dymphna’s understanding & gentle approach was very much appreciated. A. Barry, Head of Marketing
We have engaged Dymphna Ormond on several occasions at the Wood plc, Galway offices. Training workshops in the areas of Time Management Skills and Presentation Skills have been provided to a wide range of our staff. Dymphna’s approach is always very thorough and always hits the mark. Feedback from our staff has been universally positive and her practical approach is clearly very effective in reinforcing the key learning points. I would highly recommend Dymphna as a professional and extremely thorough training specialist.
Mark Walsh, People and Organisation Manager, Wood
The Marine Institute has contracted Dymphna Ormond to complete a range of soft skills workshops over the last couple of years. These workshops included Communication Skills, Time Management Skills, Interview Skills and Presentation Skills to name a few. Ms Ormond has also carried out one to one coaching for managers and carried out a Belbin Team Role workshop. We were very happy with the outcome of all the above training. All participants without exception provided excellent feedback and developed new skills and confidence from the training. We would have no hesitation in recommending Dymphna Ormond for similar work.
Jane Blair, Human Resources Team Leader, Marine Institute
The training provided by Dymphna Ormond has been extremely beneficial to our teams. Her understanding of team dynamics and her experience in manufacturing is essential to the success of any training course she provided for the company. Employee's changing behaviours became evident after the training was completed. I could not recommend Dymphna highly enough as a trainer.
Amy O'Leary, HR Manager, Organic Lens Manufacturing
HPSU skillnet is very pleased with the quality of services provided by Ormond Coaching and Training. Dymphna is very open to discussing members needs and designs and delivers quality programmes. I look forward to working with Dymphna over the coming year.
Gert O’Rourke, HPSU Skillnet
Galway Executive Skillnet has used the services of Dymphna Ormond as trainer for Time Management Skills, Presentation Skills, Customer Service, Telesales, Communication Skills, Dignity at Work and Personal Development on several occasions since January 2010. On each occasion we have found Dymphna to be very professional in her approach to the training. Courses have been designed in conjunction with the member companies and participants have been extremely pleased with the training received. Post course evaluations have been excellent. I would recommend Dymphna as trainer.
Adele O Meallaigh, Galway Executive Skillnet.
ITAG Skillnet has been using the services of Ormond Coaching and Training for the past number of years. We have always found Dymphna to be extremely professional and highly competent in her delivery of courses. Feedback from participants has been consistently positive. The training was comprehensive and practical which enabled participants to put their learning into practice when back in the workplace.”
Dee Tiomoney, ITAG Skillnet
Dymphna Ormond has worked with NUI Galway in delivering training specifically to Support Services staff on aspects of our Performance Management Development System (PMDS) scheme. Feedback from the training sessions has been positive; participants find that Dymphna has a good delivery and communications style. On a personal level, I find Dymphna prepares well, is efficient and listens to our requirements.
Orla Badger NUI, Galway
Dymphna Ormond of Ormond Coaching and Training has worked with HPSU delivering a range of courses over the past number of years. During this time I have found Dymphna to be very professional and detailed in my dealings with her. The courses run include: Dignity at Work; Human Resource Development; Management Foundation Skills; People Management Skills; Communication Skills; Advanced and Novice Level Presentation Skills; Managing Attendance. Feedback from the member companies has been excellent; Dymphna will tailor the needs of the companies for each of the courses mentioned above. Feedback from the participants has been consistently very good and complimentary in both the way the course was delivered and content. The HPSU will continue to use Ormond Coaching and Training for the foreseeable future.
Philip Kelly, Network Manager, HPSU Skillnet.
Dymphna is a first class professional who provides a top class service and support. Her work in NUIG was outstanding and she added a lot of value to the business school through her innovative approach. I would strongly recommend Dymphna to organizations who value the very highest standards of professional service. Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity”
Professor Hugh Scullion, Cairnes Business School, NUIG.
Ennis Innovate provides support to start-up companies from business idea stage to commercialisation. We have used the services of Ormond Coaching and Training for Presentation Skills Training, Elevator Pitch and Networking. I am very happy with the quality of training provided by Dymphna. Her style is very engaging, she actively works to include all participants, ensure that the information is understood and that the participants have ample time and feedback to develop their skills. I will definitely use Dymphna for future programmes.
Gert O'Rourke, Ennis Innovate
I found Dymphna’s approach and coaching style with regards presentation skills excellent. I personally have a terrible habit of speaking too fast, Dymphna was able to show me lots of tricks that subtly solved this problem for me. Her method of recording practice runs and redoing on a 1:1 basis I found suited me particularly well. Being new to the world of presenting within a start-up environment I was not sure what to expect but now feel I have a strong foundation and a person whom I can call on for advice going forward. I would not hesitate to recommend her to other start-ups"
Graham Barker, Founder, Software Development Company: Big Learner
I received coaching skills training with Dymphna recently. I found Dymphna’s methods of “teaching” very different to what I have experienced before. She allows you to come to your own conclusions, because of this I left the session with a renewed focus and set of skills that she did not just give me, but I was part of coming to the conclusions for the best way forward. This has also revolutionised my thinking of how I should deal with my own team when dealing with issues, continuing motivation and up skilling. Dymphna was excellent and I will definitely use her services in the future.
Aileen Gilic, Business Manager, River Medical
We engaged Dymphna Ormond to provide one-to-one tailored management training on our site to a variety of our managers. Feedback from the participants was very positive and the results speak for themselves. We will undoubtedly return to Dymphna when this need arises again and we would highly recommend her.
Siobhan Harte, HR Manager, Motor Distributors Ltd.
Ormond Coaching and Training provided e|net with a wide range of tailored training courses, which we were very satisfied with. Our dealings with Dymphna were always professional. We found her to be approachable, prompt in responding to our queries, flexible, very adaptable and supportive to our training needs as a business. The courses were well planned and executed and our staff found the course content relevant to our working environment. We look forward to working with Ormond Coaching and Training in the future.
Fiona Giltinan, Organisational and Development Manager, E|Net
Dymphna Ormond has worked with Mercedes-Benz Ireland in a couple of different areas, initially involved with the introduction and roll-out of a national certification process, and more recently involved in performance management, communication skills and Time management skills training programmes, We have always found Dymphna to be very professional, taking the necessary time to fully understand our requirements, preparing well and always delivered the results. We have no hesitation in recommending Ormond Coaching and we will use them again in the future.
Ciaran Allen, Sales Manager, Mercedes-Benz.
I just wanted to drop you a quick note to say a big thank you for the Time Management Skills Training on Thursday. I found it really helpful, and I really enjoyed the way you delivered the whole day. There is no doubt you love what you do, and you do it really well.
Paddy Tamplin Change Sessions www.changesessions.com
I was put in touch with Dymhpna through the mentor program with the Ballybane Enterprise Center. I found her to be very professional and feel her advice was just what I needed to help to clarify the issues I have been struggling with of late in my business. She was able to see the big picture and what was required to get through the difficulties our organization was experiencing.
Paul Fallon, Program Director OTRA
Dymphna has been a massive support to the Bizmentors Programme for the past number of years. She works with us as a Mentor, participates in our Advisory Board, and also conducts Inductions for our Mentees/Clients. Dymphna in all of the above has always given amazing service. She is always professional, obliging and easy to work with. When giving training sessions, her delivery is always on point, and participants feedback is always really positive. I highly recommend Dymphna for any consultancy or training assignments that are on offer. Diarmaid Mulcahy, Bizmentors Progamme Manager, 2017