News & Resources
April 9, 2021

One Big Thing to Learn from Covid..

One Big thing to Learn from Covid… There are two types of people I know going through this Longest Lockdown
March 11, 2021

Racing to Get Ahead!

Racing to Get Ahead! This short video of Steven Bradbury winning an unlikely Olympic Gold Medal
February 19, 2021

Did you know?

Did you know? *21% said they had called in sick to avoid work when asked how workplace stress had affected
February 18, 2021

Wright Brothers

“It’s hard to reach a certain stage and have to start learning again”
February 18, 2021

Lockdown Window

Every call I have had this week, the topic of well being has been mentioned. One client is doing a
November 17, 2020

OIGP 5th Annual Future of Work Is Now Study

This year, more than ever, change and the ability to embrace and adapt with it stand out as important leadership
November 17, 2020

Lunchtime Friday and I’m Happy! Why?

“Freedom to Be Happy” – the business case for Happiness is a new book by Matthew Phelan has landed.
November 12, 2020

Report – Towards a Reskilling Revolution

Industry-Led Action for the Future of Work
November 12, 2020

Report – OIGP Future of Work Report 2019

Talent managers from over 1,000 organizations in 25 countries where OI Global Partners does business participated in our fourth annual
November 9, 2020

Podcast – Career Happiness with John Fitzgerald

Matthew Phelan recently interviewed me for his Happiness and Humans podcast. We got around to lots including the impact of his
October 10, 2020

Everybody Wins

Pre Covid, he would spend 3 hours commuting in his car daily! He used to get up at 5:45am, he
May 27, 2020

The Toolkit to Build Resilience – HR at the Heart

John Fitzgerald’s recent webinar talks to what we are all feeling during these unprecedented times. He speaks about “words makes
May 27, 2020

Words make Worlds

I am struck by the now typical greeting when I meet someone I know in the supermarket.
May 1, 2020

#MayDay Alert

How many of you feel you are sinking deeper each week and wonder when will this be over?
April 24, 2020

A Radically Disrupted Future by John Fitzgerald

Click below to read John’s Article “A Radically Disrupted Future”
March 27, 2020

Harmonics Donation to Help 1,000 People Get Back to Work

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in thousands of job temporary and permanent losses in every region of the country. Harmonics,
March 26, 2020

Working from Home – keep safe, keep healthy, keep well

Communication is, of course, essential in any working relationship, when you work from home, communicating—and over-communicating—becomes essential. Everyone needs social
March 25, 2020

Future Proof Your Emotions

This week was all about Zoom calls as we changed how we communicated across our local office, our national coaching
March 25, 2020

6 Disruptive Changes we are Seeing Now

Family Life and work has collided inside all of our homes in the past week. I want to share 6
February 21, 2020

It’s Not You It’s Me!

I had a discussion with a friend this week, they said they wanted to break up with their partner, they
October 11, 2019

Thanks Dad

Last week my Dad passed away. We were lucky as a family to be by his bedside when he passed,
July 24, 2019

Harmonics to Shine a Light on Homelessness

Harmonics is delighted to back Focus Ireland’s Shine A Light event in the Mid-West and be an ambassador for the
June 18, 2019

Fuel 50 Webinar: Future-Proofing Careers

Watch a recording of this webinar where John Fitzgerald shares highlights from the Harmonics’ Future Workforce Readiness: Research Study 2019.
May 24, 2019

Summit Helps Businesses Prepare for Change

Harmonics recently hosted a Mid-West Region Global Summit on Future Proofing Organisations at the Strand Hotel, Limerick.
May 22, 2019

New Study Finds 64% is average score for Future Career Readiness

Busyness is leading to False Confidence in being Prepared for Future of Work
April 2, 2019

Disrupt Yourself

Growth is cyclical; we have seen this in the economy with boom times and recessions. The mistake many people make
June 21, 2018

4 Realistic Retention Strategies for HR

The retention of talent is the number one challenge for so many HR professionals right now. Here, I share four
May 28, 2018

4 Critical Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer

Diarmuid called me all excited, he had just been offered a new role. I had coached him in the past
April 29, 2018

All Star Accreditation for John Fitzgerald

John Fitzgerald, managing director at Harmonics Group, received an All Star Accreditation for Thought Leadership in Career Management at the
April 12, 2018

5 Great Questions to Ask Yourself If You Hit a Career Ceiling

Career ceilings happen; there are only so many seats at the top table. But, if you feel you have hit
December 23, 2017

Building a Strong Leadership Team

Building a strong performing leadership team can take time. However, for a private equity-backed business, they often don’t have the
March 31, 2017

Leadership Role Modeling of Resilience

In a previous post I spoke about how the barriers between work and life have been essentially eliminated, with many
December 23, 2016


Commonly cited stats estimate that about 60% of newly promoted managers fail within the first year (Ashkenas, 2015), pointing to