About us

About us

Led by Patrick Griffin and Paula Clarke, Clarke Griffin Associates are a collective of consultants from varying backgrounds and disciplines.
We specialize in helping organisations to get their people thinking and behaving as more capable, adaptive, effective leaders.
We dig deep, pushing leaders to take a hard look at their development needs, then take ownership, shift their thinking and start collaborating and leading.
We craft engaging and creative working processes that result in meaningful change with tangible outputs.

Patrick Griffin

Patrick Griffin - Partner at Clarke Griffin Associates

Contact information

Patrick's Mobile: 00353 87 2232204
Patrick's Email: patrick @ patrickjgriffin.ie

Noble Goal: “Awakening & Releasing Potential”

Audio podcast of Patrick Griffin being interviewed by John Murphy of JMI "Why you need a culture of coaching".

About Patrick

Patrick Griffin has over 25 years’ experiences as a Sales and Commercial Manager having worked for both the Kerry Group and Coca-Cola. His extensive knowledge and practical experience in business situations, especially in leadership, management and people development means he is ideally placed to understand the challenges that both companies and individuals face in today’s changing environment. He is solution focussed which empowers and enables clients to overcome obstacles, leverage opportunities and help individuals & organisations to achieve more success.

Patrick works with managers and leaders at all levels. His engaging and impactful approach leads to debate and awakens the thought process. This awakening: be it in in sales training, customer service, strategic planning, coaching and leadership development programmes results in thought provoking workshops.

Patrick’s style is engaging, high impact with a strong linkage to individual responsibility in the context of achieving goals. His flexible style, intuitive questioning and ability to balance encouragement with challenge enables people to get to the core of issues very quickly and to identify what changes in behaviour are required in order for them to reach their full potential.

In practical terms, individuals describe the experience as stretching. Filled with a range of practical tools and techniques, they walk away with a real desire to implement new skills and behaviours.

Client engagements include: Change Management, Leadership Development Programmes, Selling Skills, Customer Relationship Management, Executive Coaching, Communication & Negotiation, Team Transformation Journeys, Mindset & Attitude.

Patrick is an Insights Licensed Practitioner, an ICF coach, a Six Seconds Certified Emotional Intelligence Trainer, and NLP Practitioner.

“I was first introduced to Clarke Griffin Associates in 2016 and find their style of coaching and training to be most effective. They really listen to your needs and are dedicated to tailoring their services to ensure clients expectations are exceeded. I cannot recommend them highly enough.”
- Ciara Watt, Sales Director, Plusvital

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