May Day greetings 2019 & time to say “Goodbye”!

I started consulting under the style “May Day Marketing” on this day, May 1st 1986. 33 years later it’s time for me to hang up the consulting boots and shuffle

Examples of group projects May Day has successfully facilitated

Facilitation is a cost and time effective way of helping a group to make progress, especially on difficult or challenging issues. Here's some examples that illustrate the variety of group scenarios where facilitation has worked successfully


May Day Greetings 2018

Another May Day, my 32nd since starting trading as “May Day Management Consultants”. Lots of ups and downs along the way but still believing in it’s good to be able …

Autumn-Winter 2017 Facilitated Learning Workshops

“How To Investigate Your Business Idea”

Date: 01/09/2017
Time: 09.30-5.00pm
Venue: Waterford (venue to be advised)

Course Aims: To take learners through the practical steps of finding and exploring new …

Is Ryanair losing its grip?

Has Ryanair made a strategic error in sacrificing “good customer management” for “customer goodwill” in abandoning its strict rules on carry-on baggage and the pre-printing of boarding passes?

The “Always …

2016+ – Imagining a new way to govern our republic

So we’ve had an election, we’ve all had our say but we now cannot find a way to form a government that will continue the work of rebuilding Ireland over

The Greek Crisis – Facilitation could still help!

Yes I know it sounds fanciful that such contentious, stand-off negotiations could be facilitated to a resolution. Instead of the hard head-to-head across the negotiating table approach (that has achieved …

Business Strategy Facilitation – a worthwhile investment

At some point most organisations will decide that it’s time to review current strategy and update action programmes to match evolving events and circumstances in their environment. This can be …

FIFA Ethics – never mind the quality feel the width!

FIFA Ethics – never mind the quality feel the width!

You may be surprised or perhaps not to learn that FIFA has a 60 page Code of Ethics.

Given the unfolding events of recent days this clearly is just for …

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