Over the last decade, we have been interested in challenging new ways of working, leading and living. Supporting leaders and individuals that attend our events with inner clarity and ignite collective action. Diversity is key, since 2013 we have worked with leaders from leading corporations, to educational institutions, professional bodies, and social entrepreneurs.
We gathered at Liss Ard Estate, in Cork, to listen & talk about the well-being needs of our nation. Over 1,000 people engaged in our research.
We designed a dialogue process to “Harness the Power of the Collective” and piloted a “Transformational Leadership Programme”. We hosted in Cork the ‘Pepsico Global Summit’ with over 100 global participants to dialogue on the barriers to the occupational health agenda and unearthed possible solutions.
We piloted a Transformational Programme with the Microsoft Leadership team over 18 months inviting a community of facilitators to come together weaving creative processes with different facilitation methodologies and styles to create a unique experience.
September 2017, we held a dialogue in Ireland with the Global Council of Occupational Health Nurses and the Council of American Association of Occupational Health.
We also worked with 300 Law Society Students. We developed a train the trainer programme and did a dialogue on well being and the barriers in the legal sector.
We got some funding from the HSE and the The Dialogue Code was cracked. Our founder Niamh decided the time had come now to go live and launch the Dialogue Code in 2019.
In February, we partnered with The Creative Zone at UCC to piloted a series of events harnessing the power of the collective. Our focus was to support women thrive who are in the start-up space and in leadership. We were supported by Musgraves, UCC, Dell, PepsiCo, Microsoft who have been with us since the pilot in 2012.
We piloted a Startup Lab – Challenge Day in the Creative Zone, UCC. four female led startups were supported by Cullen (Cully & Sully), Jonathan Healy, Pat Lynch, Susie Horgan, Michelle Darmody and entrepreneurs from Ballymaloe.
We carried out research with a group of employees from cross sectors to explore the barriers to well-being for women in the workplace. We were delighted to have trailblazing climber Pat Falvey join us with his stories of climbing Everest.
We overnighted and did a leadership retreat with a group of c-suite leaders from across Ireland including representatives from Enterprise Ireland, Dell, UCC, Carbery Group, Cork Chamber of Commerce and PepsiCo to explore the challenges of well being. we were delighted with the wisdom of Dr. Laurence Crowley to inspire us.
Mary Good (COO AMCHAM), Ruth Buckley (CTO Cork City Council) Tara O’Leary (Global EHS Director PepsiCo), Virginia (Founder Brandwagon), Jill Bergin (Director Dell) & Gretta Crowely (Former HSE ) meet in Cork City Council to ignite the ‘future of work’.
the leadership dialogue change series to support the future of work was launched. Cathriona Hallahan, MD of Microsoft kindly offered to host our leadership dialogue. This was supported by Cork City Council, Cork Chamber of Commerce, Dell, PepsiCo, VmWare, Perry Street, Microsoft, Sodexo, Cubic Telecom.
we ignited our first dialogue of the change series. 60 women from across organisations , backgrounds and levels joined a dialogue at UCC to explore the challenges and solutions in the modern workplace. we were delighted to have leaders from the UK and Australia in the room.
Vmware kindly sponsored a dialogue to explore the challenges to implementing a 4 Day work week and the solutions. We were delighted to have 35 leaders join us at UCC from cross sector and discipline with the trailblazing pioneers of the Global 4 Day Work week movement New Zealand Andrew Barnes and Charlotte Lockharte.
we held a 2 module dialogue code workshop with 35 female master students at UCC and explored the challenges of being happy and confident and the solutions. We were delighted to have Gill Bergin Dell, Tara O’Leary PepsiCo, Anthony VmWare and Gretta Crowley.
80 c level leaders across Ireland joined us on;ine to ignite the collaborative leadership community with Cathriona Hallehan, Microsoft, Tim O’ Connor former Chair of the Gathering, and Michelle Maldonado faculty of Goleman Institute leading the session
The ‘Be Together’ song was imagined by Sam and Luci (US global musicians) who gathered their peers to create our own ‘Be Together Anthem’.