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About us

 The “Inside Out” Programme:

IMG_6277[1]The “Inside Out” programme provides the tools, techniques and skills to deal effectively with the challenges we face on a day to day basis in both our personal and working lives. Using principles from positive psychology, cognitive therapy and practical philosophy, the programme which has been developed over the last 19 years, address’s practical issues of self, people and change management.

“Inside Out” training has been introduced to thousands of people at all level of business and education throughout Ireland and is seen as a practical and effective way of building personal responsibility, managing change, dealing with stress, improving performance and developing important personal and business management skills.

All programmes are delivered by Jerry Kelly, MA, H Dip, ADHP, LBCAI, who is a graduate of University College, Dublin, St Mary’s College, Strawberry Hill, London, the University of Southern California and the Institute of Clinical Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy. He also holds a Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. He is a former chairman of ILAM Ireland and a member of the Life and Business Coaching Association of Ireland. Jerry has over 35 years experience in Business Skills and Staff Development. After 13 years of practical “hands on” management, he introduced the “Inside Out” programme for Personal and Business development.

Jerry is a highly experienced trainer, facilitator, presenter and coach. He has worked at all levels of business and has built up a strong reputation for his work which is seen as an innovative, practical and results driven. He has a very good understanding of behaviour and performance, and uses his academic and practical experience to help people get the best from themselves.

He has written and presented numerous programmes on TV, Radio and in the Press. He has also worked as a broadcaster for RTE TV from the Seoul, Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney, Athens, Beijing, London and Rio de Janeiro Olympic games.

“Inside Out” philosophy,

All of the programmes are underpinned by “business success through investment in people”. Grow the individual and you grow your organisation. I work to empower the individual to respond effectively to the challenges presented to them in order to grow their personal and team effectiveness. How we are and how we behave is determined by how we think about ourselves, the people that we work with and the problems we have to tackle and overcome.

  • A “people first, task second” approach to people management, is the key,
  • We have the “Casting vote” when it comes to stress – in how we respond,
  • Stress is like beauty – it is in the mind of the beholder,
  • To manage change, we need to master FEAR and HABIT,
  • It’s in the doing comes the knowing – habits we become,
  • In order to communicate we have to connect,
  • Travelling mindlessly causes confusion,
  • The results we get are a consequence of what we do and that what we do is in no small way a result of the way we see the world,
  • We have limitless potential,
  • The meaning we attach to what presents to us in our lives determines how we feel and behave, what we attend to creates our reality,
  • Attention is efficiency and efficiency is attention,
  • Focusing on what can be done now is the key to overcoming any difficult problem.
  • The noise in our mind interferes with effective thinking!
  • When imagination and will are in conflict, imagination will prevail,
  • Focus on the solution and not the problem,
  • If you don’t know where you are going, how will you know when you get there?
  • Improved performance requires direction, commitment and desire to achieve,
  • Real motivation is doing a good job because you want to do a good job,
  • The energy of negative emotions is not replaced, leading to exhaustion,
  • A change in attitude changes everything else. What we put in, we get out,
  • It is not the event but our view of the event that causes us the problem.
  • The ability to respond is ours – Responsibility,
  • Mindfulness is the starting point for personal effectiveness and successful people management,
  • Happiness comes before success, not after,
  • Willpower weakens the more we use it,
  • The process is more important than the result,
  • Mindless activity has us doing same thing over and over expecting different results.