Mary Bourke Services


Specialising in strategy and bespoke team-building for organisations and coaching for individuals;


  • Encourages teams and individuals to think for themselves
  • Creates environments in which all present can participate
  • Skilled in achieving ends and finishing on time
  • Entertaining and well researched
  • Available for conferences, seminars, public meetings, strategic planning sessions


  • Confidential
  • Affordable
  • Practical
  • Empathic
  • Impartial
  • Pragmatic
  • Patient


  • Fair
  • Measured
  • Thorough


  • Presenting and persuading
  • Providing and accepting feedback
  • Having difficult conversations
  • Evaluating performance
  • Negotiating and mediating
  • Respecting confidentiality
  • Consulting:
    • setting the scene
    • clarifying the process
    • engaging the audience
    • providing feedback


  • Exploring the nature of leadership
  • Demistifying the fundamentals of governance –
  • Managing meetings
  • Understanding group dynamics and team development
  • Managing the divide between governors and managers
  • Managing the Manager

“Insanity is doing the same things over and over again and expecting different results”

Albert Einstein
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