OLIVE & PEARCE
We are a Productivity and Learning Company. We help individuals & organizations identify & remove behavioral barriers to achieving set objectives.
Through a selection of processes as Productivity/ Culture Audit, Consulting and Learning interventions, we help our clients sieve through cultural complexities, productivity related fuzziness, unproductive motion and/or tendencies. Our approach is all encompassing, integrative and trackable.
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THE COMPANY
What we do
We provide organizations and their work force with personal productivity knowledge and skills requisite for exceptional performance.
With respect to moving toward the actualization of organizational goals and aspirations, we galvanize organizational stakeholders to action providing tools essential to harnessing the creative and innovative energies of their workforce.
Learning & Growth
Learning and Development is our forte! There is no improvement without knowledge improvement.
Working in an era where it has become imperative for teams to up-skill and
gain new competences quickly on account of ongoing disruptions, our core focus
is in the instigating of agile and growth mindsets necessary to achieve
individual and corporate goals. Some of our premium courses include:
“Leadership Agility” and “Managing Talent in Disruptive Times.
Consulting [Agile Culture]
Through our Consulting services, we help our clients build critical structures that truly matter so they can quickly leverage their talent for achieving and exceeding corporate objectives.
Olufunke Adio started out her work life as an E-learning Executive. She went on to lead a team of creatives at the same IT firm, became a ‘Digital Buff’ before she delved into Human Resources. She has a cumulative work experience of about 20 years across Consulting, Media and Technology sectors. With a penchant for understanding human behavior and motivation she has since evolved to become a Certified Behavioral Consultant, a Workforce Transformation Expert, a Certified Management Trainer and Agility Coach.
A woman of many parts; a queer blend of the Creative and the Analytical, Olufunke Adio is a sought-after speaker on Personal and Organizational Agility. A vivid representation of what it means to be Agile and with a strong knack for learning new things quickly, she has spoken on several platforms including the Agile20Reflect Festival, [a global platform where she along with Agilists in Nigeria and across the US and UK drove conversations around driving further the Agile agenda], The Nigerian IT Professionals in Canada [NIPCA], Eko Innovation Centre, the Learning and Development Network International [LDNI] amongst several others.
She is the creator of the GO-CALL Model for building Personal Agility.
A Productivity buff with a strong bent for execution, she brings to bear a keen sense of recognizing workplace performance gaps, productivity related fuzziness, un-productive motion and/or tendencies. A teacher at her core and with her practical and transformational learning interventions, she helps individuals, teams and businesses extend themselves, produce more and EXCEED their goals. She has implemented both learning interventions as well as executive coaching for organizations as:
African Re-insurance Corporation, AIICO Insurance, Sovereign Trust Insurance, ABUJA GRADUATE SCHOOL, FACTBase Consulting, MAVEN Williams, LAGOS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY [LCCI], amongst several others.
A member of faculty with Chartered Institute of Personnel Management Nigeria [CIPMN], Olufunke Adio was a co-facilitator in the capacity building intervention in the first ever Virtual Staff Upgrade exercise of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN in 2020.
With a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Ibadan as well as a PGD in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management also from the same university, Olufunke Adio obtained a Professional Diploma in Human Resource Management and is anAssociate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria [CIPMN].
She obtained a Certification in Behavioral Analysis from the Institute of Motivational Living and People-Keys Ohio, USA; is a Certified Specialist in Emotional Intelligence as well as in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; A John Maxwell Certified Trainer and Speaker [ICAN Maxwell Africa]. She also obtained a certification in Customer Service from the ROCKHURST University Continuing Education Center, Inc. USA.
Olufunke Adio is the author of two books and several published works including some eighty plus articles on themes as. Learning Agility, Leadership Agility, Growth Mindset, Developing Resilience, Digital Agility, Building Creativity and Innovation Culture, HR, Transformational Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, Productivity and Quality Service Delivery.
One of her several papers: SME, HR and the Agile Imperative – A COVID-19 Perspective has been featured in CIPM Journal 2021.
A Mental Health Advocate, Olufunke Adio contributes to pushing the Mental Wellness agenda across multiple platforms. She’s supported a group of Special Needs Moms under the Auspice of the Diary of the Special Needs Moms Initiative actively leading conversations and mindset shifts around Resilience, Productivity and Overall Mental Wellness. She’s also served as mentor with the Inclusivity and employability project of the CIPM and Sight Savers.
Olufunke Adio is the Lead Resource Person at Olive and Pearce, a Workforce Transformation and Productivity company where she assists her clients through, Speaking, Training, Facilitating, Consulting and Coaching.
I feel we sometimes miss the mark when we (especially corporates) speak of ‘Innovation’ or ‘Culture of Innovation’ while we are not building or instigating a ‘Culture of Curiosity! Curiosity breeds innovation! This should be a no brainer!
– Olufunke ADIO