Simon Mac Rory is the founder and CEO of The ODD Company, a team effectiveness specialist organization, providing a cloud-based team effectiveness platform, TDP, and methodology designed to be self-serve for team leaders. Simon is an experienced, international conference guest speaker on the topics of corporate team strategy, organizational development, employment law, strategic HR policy development and reflective practice in doctoral studies.
"Wake Up and Smell the Coffee sounds like and is a stimulating introduction to the importance of teamwork. The subject smells enticing with exercises and suggestions much adding to the attraction." --Dr. Meredith Belbin, Founder and Partner, Belbin Associates"You don't need to be a lover of coffee to love Simon Mac Rory's Wake Up and Smell the Coffee. Simon captures the importance of teamwork and the role organizations must play to create the optimal environment and culture for teams... and individuals to thrive in! A must read." --Flo Panel-Coates, Chief Nurse, University College London Hospital"A no-nonsense, practical, go-to reference guide on the essentials of creating the team-based organization of the future." --Neil Ratcliffe, Director, Global People Team, McDonalds Restaurants Ltd."I found it particularly interesting to read a business book that wasn't all about higher management, but one that really focuses on improving relations between individuals for a larger, overall improvement to the group and therefore the company as a whole." --Reviewed by K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite"Team development specialist Simon Mac Rory provides a comprehensive and practical guide for team leaders serious about improving their team's effectiveness and boosting output." --Reviewed by Jane Constantineau for IndieReader"In this brilliant book, Dr. Simon Mac Rory provides just about everything that anyone needs to know about how collaboration can complete more and better work in less time -- and for a lower cost." --5-star review by Top 500 Amazon Reviewer Robert Morris"This book is a must-read for all who might even think about working with or on a team and covers everything from A-Z." --Reviewed by Kristi Elizabeth for San Francisco Book Review