Meeting Barden’s Partner Firms…First Up John Slattery of INSPO

Want to know more about our strategic partner firms? Our latest blog series “Meeting Barden’s Partner Firms” helps you do just that. First up is John Slattery of INSPO.

Barden & INSPO

From time to time we find a piece of magic, a kindred spirit, a like-minded soul… someone who is also working to make change happen and enable people to be the best that they can be. When we find them the natural next step is to partner to ensure we have a bigger impact, make sure the magic happens and ultimately support people being the best that they can be, especially in their careers.

One such person is John Slattery of INSPO. Back in January we were delighted to officially announce our strategic partnership with John and INSPO.

Our partnership is designed to provide strength and support to each other in achieving a unified purpose; to empower as many people as possible to be the best that they can be, especially in their career.

Here we caught up with John to find out more about him and the work that he does…

Where are you from?

Wicklow, with a Cork accent (I lived in Cork until 14 and then moved to Wicklow Town)!

Can you tell us about your professional background?

I trained as an Auditor in PwC and then spent eight years in the Business Development Team in PwC. I left PwC in 2016 to set up INSPO. I then completed a Higher Diploma in Psychology as part of building the INSPO business.

What three words best describe you?

Doing my best.

Have you a favourite quote, and if so, what is it?

It changes however currently it’s a quote by Eckhart Tolle, which is; “when the future comes, it comes as now” – i.e. we’re best to focus most on what we can do in the present moment.

If you had a superpower, what would it be?

I believe that we all have a superpower. That is the ability we each have to have a powerful impact in the world. The trick, I guess, that we’re all trying to work on is how to make our superpower play out in the world.

What is your vision for INSPO?

The INSPO vision is to inspire as many people as possible to be the best they can be in life.

Who does INSPO help?

INSPO helps everyone from large multinationals and their staff, right the way through to the entrepreneur looking to grow their business.

What does INSPO offer?

INSPO offers motivational talks, 1-1 performance and career coaching, and bespoke developmental training – all serving the aim of inspiring people to the be the best they can be.

What’s your approach?

The key aspect of INSPO’s approach is uniqueness. Every individual, and every business is unique. INSPO ensures that all motivational talks, all coaching and all training is shaped to suit the unique needs of the individual and or the business.

Why did you decide to partner with Barden?

Barden and INSPO have a common drive. It makes absolute sense to create strength in unity with Barden. Together we have a better chance of helping people to fulfil their potential and be the best they can be.

What is your vision for this partnership?

My vision for our partnership is one where INSPO and Barden frequently draw upon the strength of our partnership to maximise the impact that we each have in the working world.

What do you think other people should know about Barden?

Barden has always struck me as a recruitment business that is fully committed to finding the right role for the right person. This is something that I would like people to know about Barden, as they look to find a recruiter to place their trust in to help them shape the next chapter in their professional future.

About INSPO

INSPO are experts in motivational talks, 1-1 performance and career coaching and bespoke development training.

Led by John Slattery, INSPO is a creative and innovative professional coaching and personal development firm that offers an array of consulting services to help individuals and teams to be the best that they can be.

Barden and INSPO have a common drive. Barden helps companies build great teams and INSPO helps teams to be great, together. Simple.

If you’re a finance leader that’s interested in empowering your people to be the best they can be, or a finance professional looking for guidance to help you achieve your individual potential, John Slattery of INSPO should be your first port of call.

If you like what you’ve just read and want to get in touch with Johan email john@inspo.ie. For further info visit www.inspo.ie.

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