Irial O'Farrell

About The Author

As an author, you won't be surprised to hear that I love to read. I love books and their magical words that can change lives. I also love what I do, workwise. I work with businesses to increase their performance. Before I can do that, I have to figure out what is blocking performance, so I examine the business through 4 lenses: Strategy, Structure, Culture and Capability. Once I've figured out what unique combination of dynamics are impacting the business, I then design and support the client through the solution. Putting two of my loves together, it means I read a lot of business books! Sometimes, I break out though, and go mad on the fiction. I'm a huge Harry Potter fan and I read my collection every 2-3 years. I also love the Lord of the Rings trilogy and Hunger Games. I enjoy a good thriller and I'm a fan of Michael Connolly. As an Irish person, I'm also a big fan of Marian Keyes. While she notionally writes romance, she really writes about the frailties of the human condition and does so with great wit. It's been interesting seeing her writing evolve over her books.

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Books by the Author

SMART Objective Setting for Managers