Training and Development Specialist
Training & Development Specialist
Dermot McConkey is Managing Director of Dermot McConkey Development & Training Limited, a business development and sales training consultancy. He delivers motivational keynotes to conference audiences, seminars and master classes to corporations and business meetings. The training and development specialist has worked in the sales business for over 40 years having held many positions in Sales Management, Marketing and Training. McConkey has a reputation for being a highly enthusiastic, motivational, popular trainer where his fast paced delivery of the psychology of success is key to every talk and programme he facilitates.
Dermot is known as an ideas man. He is one of the foremost authorities on assisting people in achieving positive, measurable change in their attitude, in their behaviour and in their results. He has spoken at international conferences in the USA, Cyprus, Malta, Scotland and England.
McConkey published The Selling Conversation, which was co-authored with international communications expert, Yanky Fachler in 2012. He also provides a service whereby he helps clients produce customised videos for their websites and marketing purposes.
Dermot was involved in completing a mini- tour recently mini-tour with two of RTE’s Dragons’Den team ie Gavin Duffy and Ramona Nicholas and others for a seminar for SME’s covering how to get back to the basics again and How to Sell. He is a contributor of articles to various national newspapers, magazines and websites on sales and marketing matters. His key saying for which he is well known is:
‘If things don’t change, they are sure to stay the same!’
Dermot is an inspirational and motivational popular trainer. With over 40 years experience in the business field, he has a reputation for being highly enthusiastic in his fast paced delivery of the psychology of success being key to every talk and programme he facilitates.
His key topics are;
- 1. Motivation
- 2. Leadership
- 3. Selling
- 4. Training and Development
- 5. Customer Care
Dermot delivers keynotes to conference audiences, seminars and master classes to corporations and business meetings.