What I Do


Dermot-McConkeyDermot McConkey Development & Training Limited is a business development and sales training consultancy. Dermot McConkey is Managing Director. He delivers motivational keynotes to conference audiences, seminars and master classes to corporations and business meetings.

He has worked in the financial services field, mainly Life and General insurance, for over 35 years having held many positions in Sales Management, Marketing and Training. He 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. His last position was that of Training Manager for the Hibernian Aviva group.

Dermot is known as an ideas man. Dermot 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.

He launched an inter-active sales development software training programme called Go sell whatever you want to sell in the Irish marketplace in 2005 and recently published his new book, The Selling Conversation, which was co-authored with international communications expert, Yanky Fachler. He also provides a service whereby he helps clients produce customised videos for their websites and marketing purposes.

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:




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by calling

(01) 8403059

087 252 3930

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