About us

Simon Mc Auliffe

Co-Founder & MD BBA Training

For over 20 years we have been privileged enough to work with some of the greatest companies in the world. Organisations such as Dell, Google, HP, J&J, McAfee, Kerry group & Microsoft have trusted my colleagues and I here at BBA to develop and coach many of their top leaders and their teams not alone here in Ireland but across EMEA. I personally have worked in over 40 different countries at this stage and still counting. Not alone have we worked with the best but more importantly, we have been fortunate enough to learn from the very best. These large corporates are at the cutting edge of leadership and people development and are consistently looking for new ways to develop their leaders and create the best possible culture for their staff. This experience has been invaluable and it is this knowledge and insights that gives me the ability to add value for my clients today. Many of the skills, tools and techniques I use as a trainer / facilitator and coach have been developed and honed through my experiences with these large corporates.
For example, the Drexler Sibbet team performance model was completely unknown to me until one of my key clients requested me to use it with his senior teams. He had experience of the tool in a previous role and found it useful. Having researched the tool and liking it, I flew to San Francisco to get certified in the use of the model… Now, I find that a workshop that incorporates Drexler Sibbet along with the forte communication profile provides one of the most insightful and practical methods of helping a team to communicate better, understand their differences and work through the process that they as a group of people need to go through to be the best team they can be. Awareness can change a belief, and changing a belief can change behaviour. Changing behaviour can change the team’s performance.