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The 5 States of Success explained

Here is a TV3 appearance on the Morning Show where I discuss "The 5 States of Success" my latest book. Enjoy and please share! You can order my new book The 5 States of Success right now as paperback or ebook from or . Retails at €9.99 and available at all good bookstores. Read More


The right career for you?

I and many others use very complicated and detailed personality profiles or psychometric assessments to help people to understand their key traits and therefore the type of work or career that would best suit their skill set and personality. In the absence of these tools there is a very simple technique that you can use. Read More

The 10 Principles Of Positivity

Here are 10 videos that will make you feel positive, optimistic and help you to create meaningful success in your career, your business or your life. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to view as one video (26min) or see clip by clip below! This has already been described by a HR and Training expert as the best training Read More

What is ‘meaningful’ success?

What is meaningful success and how do you create it in you life, career and business. Here are the answers. What is meaningful success? from Brendan Foley on Vimeo. PLEASE SHARE! THIS CLIP CAN REALLY HELP YOU BUT MAY HELP SOMEONE YOU KNOW EVEN MORE. IT'S JUST 1 CLICK! Thanks I really appreciate and am grateful for Read More

How to deal with highly assertive people!

How to deal with highly assertive people - with Brendan Foley from Brendan Foley on Vimeo. Please share this video and make sure to come back soon we'll be posting loads more useful content. Please click the facebook LIKE button on the top right to be informed when new content is added. Thanks and have a great day! Read More

There is 200,000 years of greatness packed into YOU!

It is estimated that homo sapiens is about 200,000 years old. When you read that statement it is interesting but not really relevant to most of us. That is until you realize that YOU are homo sapiens! And why is this of interest to us? Anytime you doubt yourself, any time you believe that you are not good enough, not Read More

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When power dressing goes wrong!

The recent leaders debate on RTE television was laughable not just for the twitterisation of complex arguments condensed into 30 second soundbites, but for the uniform way the candidates were dressed! Each man with the exception of green party leader John Gormley wore a red tie. The reason for this is that people Read More

If life was an experiment…

If life was an experiment there would be no success and no failure, just learnings. When an experiment is conducted, is there a right or wrong outcome? Of course not. There simply is the outcome. And from this outcome we learn. Do you beat yourself up over the things you perceive you fail at? Do you go on ego trips when you Read More


A Whopper of a question…

Image: I was asked a whopper of a question last night - Do you still believe in all this (Yin/Yang)? I was intrigued as to why the question was asked and on reflection I could see that the question was prompted by that person themselves reflecting the feeling of the masses; everything they used to Read More

How do you generate business?

An industry colleague asked me this question the other day when researching for an MBA he is doing; "How do you generate business as a trainer/coach/consultant?". Having a degree in Marketing and Post Grad in Advertising and 7 years working in those industries I was about to respond and rattle off the usual marketing and Read More

How to feel positive, No.7 ‘Affirm yourself’

Words have huge power. Every word you use has an emotional connotation or connection for you. For example the word 'Love' brings up very different feelings to the word 'Hate'. When we use negative words we tend to become more negative and disconnected. When we use words that we feel are positive we become positive and open Read More

‘Fight or flight’ in the boardroom – the antedote

While we may see ourselves as a very advanced and intellectual species we are in fact fundamentally influenced by our ancient roots. You and I are living today because our ancestors stretching back from now to about 150,000 years ago all had an excellent sense of 'fight and flight'. This instinct kept them alive and hence Read More