The Keys To High Performance And People Engagement

June 12th | 12:40 – 14:10 CET (GMT+2)


Mark’s core philosophy that underpins all of his work is, ‘look in the mirror, accept self-responsibility, take action and follow through’. Most leaders know how to do things. What they lack is the confidence, discipline, energy and accountability. Mark moves leaders from the knowing to the doing.

Leaders will learn tools that will:

  • improve their productivity
  • drive higher employee engagement
  • develop a culture of candidness and constructive feedback
  • implement strong communication structures
  • increase innovation and creativity
  • drive accountability and follow through
  • position themself for the challenges in 2020 and beyond
  • accelerate their team and individual business performance
  • drive self-accountability and follow through
  • do their job more effectively and accomplish more with less stress
  • master new ways of working to overcome obstacles and produce more effective business results

Work Language: English

Mark Donovan

Founder of Mark Donovan & Associates Ltd.

Mark has over 20 years’ experience of speaking, consulting and coaching in the area of leadership development, employee engagement and people performance.

Mark is a ‘shameless dispenser of energy and enthusiasm’ and is known for his practical, fun and candid style of delivery.

Mark Donovan is the founder of Mark Donovan & Associates Limited, a consultancy that specializes in helping leaders to keep their word and do what they say they will do. Most leaders know how to do things, what they lack is energy, focus, discipline and accountability. Mark provides that!

His clients include: Virgin Media; Baxter Healthcare; Beam Suntory; Cadburys; Dublin City Council; Kuehne & Nagel; Intra Snack (Tayto); Top Oil.

Mark has gained a reputation for his candid and energetic style of consulting, training and speaking. His core philosophy is ‘look in the mirror, accept self responsibility, take action and follow through’.

Before devoting his work fulltime to Mark Donovan & Associates, Mark worked in financial services where he held leadership positions in a number of organisations. He left school at 15 years old and completed a bakery apprenticeship while qualifying as an accountant through night school.

Mark lives in Dublin with his wife and their three boys. He is a big Dublin GAA, Liverpool FC and a Bohemians football club supporter. He is also a life time member and supporter of the Dublin Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.