What our clients say
"I have found in Paul a trusted advisor and confidant. Sharp insight combined with smooth, clarifying process."
Sean O'Sullivan, SOSventures
'Our first Global Sales Conference was a great success, thanks in no small part to the session facilitated by Paul O'Dea. The Battlecard approach helps inspire and motivate leadership teams towards a clearer, more focused view of the opportunities and challenges ahead.'
Declan Mc Guinness, VP Sales, OpenJaw
"Select Strategies' approach is different. It combines smart strategic advice with very real, detailed and measurable plans, ongoing support and mentoring to make growth happen."
Tony Sheridan, CEO, CampusIT
"In truth, the work on Shared Vision was painful for us all, but it is now part of our DNA and has set the path for strategy creation and all our staff are clear as to what we are."
Steve Wilson, CEO, Quest Computing
Thank you very much for your wonderful work with the Pitch Perfect workshop for Austrian start-ups in advance of the Web Summit 2013. The feedback from our start-ups excellent. Almost all wrote in their evaluation questionnaires that the workshop was a highlight of their trip to Dublin. We look forward to working with you again.
Emer Burton, Project Manager Advantage Austria.
"We have used Select Strategies for several engagements. Each time we found them to have the right balance of strategic insight, combined with clear, concise and actionable implementation plans that helped us grow our business."
John Purdy, CEO Fenergo
"Having been through many strategy development sessions in my career, I found the Select Strategies approach and methodology far superior to any previous strategic planning workshop....Their experience, insights and tools helped us clarify, get aligned and achieve real results quickly, in very challenging times."
John Nevin, CEO, Instant Upright
"..turn your vision into an executable strategy that delivers value to your customers and grows your company."
Barry Murphy, VP, Business Development, Oracle Communications Global Business Unit
"For the first time we had real clarity and a common language that the whole team knew, understood and bought into. The Battlecard became our touchstone, it enabled us to focus our efforts and finally start achieving our ambitions."
Alan Scroope, CEO, FreeFlow
"Paul's understanding of business challenges sets him apart from the rest of the field. Throughout his engagements with DIT we have found him to consistently over-deliver, surprise and delight. On a satisfaction scale we would rate as 'excessively satisfied'."
Louise Leonard, Programme Manager DIT, International Selling Programme
"Paul's leg work and facilitation of our offsite strategic review transformed what is regularly an intense, stressful and confusing process into something that delivered real plans, direction for our business and energy to our team."
Donal Flynn, Chairman, Nathean Technologies
"Paul is a senior business executive who has vast experience growing profitable companies. He is able to translate this for his clients into strategic plans and practical execution programs that deliver business results."
Brian Caulfield, Serial Entrepreneur, VC and Angel Investor