Today’s interview is with Brian MacNeice, Managing Director, Kotinos Partners & Co-Author of Powerhouse: Insider accounts into the world’s top high-performance organizations. He joins me today to talk about the book, some of the amazing companies that they interviewed in the course of researching the book and what we can learn from them.
This interview follows on from my recent interview – The future is arriving now. Are you ready? – Interview with Anthony Abbatiello of Deloitte – and is number 210 in the series of interviews with authors and business leaders that are doing great things, providing valuable insights, helping businesses innovate and delivering great service and experience to both their customers and their employees.
Here’s the highlights of my interview with Brian:
About Brian (taken from his Kotinos Partners bio)
Brian is a Founder and Managing Director of Kotinos Partners, is an expert in high performance and advises leading Irish and international clients on driving improvements in performance focus and culture. Brian has led assignments with clients in a diverse range of industry sectors, including pharmaceuticals, enterprise development, financial services, software and technology. He was previously founding Director of Genesis Ireland and led many of Genesis’ engagements with business clients and leading sports organisations. Prior to that he worked with Andersen, Deloitte and Vision Consulting. Brian has led much of Kotinos’ research into high performance and is a regular speaker on the topic at business conferences and seminars.
His research has taken him all over the world to study what the best institutions in the world have in common and includes the New Zealand All Blacks, Médecins sans Frontières, Kenyan Olympic athletes, IMG Academy, the Kirov Ballet, Curtis Institute of Music and others. He holds a BSc in Computer Applications from DCU, a Diploma in International Marketing and an International MBA. He is an IRFU National Panel referee officiating in Ireland and Europe and a selector for the Irish National Cricket team.
Check out the new book: Powerhouse: Insider accounts into the world’s top high-performance organizations, connect with him on LinkedIn here and say Hi to him and the team at Kotinos Partners on Twitter @KotinosPartners and @brianmac16.