About Us

Sometimes the only thing holding us back is ourselves!’   Deirdre Murray

What is our Vision?

“The business of business is people”  Herb Kelleher, former CEO Southwest Airlines.

People Resources are a leading Learning and Development Consultancy who work nationally and internationally with successful leaders and their teams to build people potential and high performance in multinationals, SME’s and entrepreneurships. Deirdre is an Accredited NeuroCoach (AC/Dr. Paul Brown – Master Accredited Executive Coach); and Accredited Neuroscience Practitioner with Dr. Srini Pillay, Harvard University and Dr. Sarah McKay Ph.D. (Oxford).

We build leadership development in 3 areas:

  • Focused and tailored Facilitation and Leadership Development programmes,
  • Personal Development and
  • One-to-one Executive and Team Coaching and Mentoring 

Our vision is to help you achieve the best potential from your most valued asset: your people. We do this by providing you with well-researched, highly motivational and practical learning solutions.

For more information and to speak directly to our consultants and coaches please contact Deirdre at 00 353 1 283 2540 or email Deirdre Murray, Founder and Director of People Resources, works with leaders and their teams across a wide range of business sectors, in multinationals, small business and owner-managers to help them achieve their highest potential and enhance not only their individual performance but also build the productivity and performance of their entire team.

Deirdre and her associates partner with leaders and managers in multinationals, SME’s and entrepreneurs.

She has over 27 years experience in the field of HR and Learning and Development, having worked in both the public and private sectors. She has served as Group Director of Human Resources within a global FMCG Company and as Group Human Resources Manager within a worldwide turnkey provider to the computer industry. Having completed an MBS in Management and Organisation Studies, (1st Class Hons), at UCD Michael Smurfit School of Business, she has continued with post-graduate research into “The Impact of Executive Coaching on Individual Performance,” at UCD Smurfit Business School (M. Comm. Dec 2009).

Deirdre has previously lectured for over 10 years as an Adjunct Faculty member of the Michael Smurfit Business School in Leadership, Managing Change and Organisational Behaviour at MBA level, as well as consulting both nationally and internationally. She has worked extensively in both Personal & Business Coaching (AC Accredited Fellow and Master Executive Coach). She is a fully accredited Transformational Neuro Coach, (Dip. Applied Neuroscience Dr. Paul Brown; Neuro Business Group Dr. Srini Pillay, Harvard and The Neuroscience Academy Dr. Sarah McKay Ph.D. Oxford University), and an Accredited Resilience, Positive Psychology and Mindfulness Practitioner and Licensed Master Practitioner in NLP (Bandler).

She is co-author of  Emotional Intelligence with colleague Daire Coffey on “Emotional Intelligence (EQ) – A Leadership Imperative!” published by Frank Scott – Lennon as part of the Management Briefs Series for busy managers. Her second book in the management briefs series, “Communicate with Impact – Communicate and Influence Successfully,” is out now and available online by clicking on the Management briefs logo – a great gift idea for your busy managers!

Please contact Deirdre at Tel: 00 353 1 283 2540 or email As Accredited Facilitators in many psychometric tools such as Discovery Insights, Hogan Leadership Assessments, Myers Briggs, MBTI, 16PF5 Personality Profile, Reuven BarOnTMEmotional Intelligence EQ-iTM and RocheMartin Emotional Capital Report, (ECRTM and 360 ECRTM), https://www.rochemartin.com and DiSC and Belbin Team Profile, we can also provide you with a greater understanding of your personal leadership style and provide greater insight into your level of emotional intelligence… read more

We can work with you as a business coach on a one-to-one basis or collectively with your team, to enhance your success and dramatically improve the performance of your team both professionally and personally.

Selection and Recruitment Assessment:

We also partner with other professional training consultants to provide additional Assessment Tools for our clients in conducting ‘best-fit,’ Selection-based and recruitment tools such as the ECR Selection ReportTM (RocheMartin), https://www.rochemartin.com as well as Career Profile Assessment, to give you an insight into the type of career than is a best fit for you… read more


Susan Mulholland, Founder of www.careerdrive.ie, M. Sc., a long-term Business Associate of People Resources, specialises in the area of Individual and Team Behavioural Assessments. Susan holds an M.Sc. in Organisational Behaviour, and an Honours Degree in Business Studies and a Diploma in Marketing. She has over 25 years experience in general management and marketing within the travel and tourism industry in Ireland and overseas. Susan works with People Resources as an accredited facilitator in finding the right career for you.