Unleash your growth advantage

Accelerating growth in entrepreneurial tech firms through human-centric organisation design

Welcome to Work Extraordinary

For you, right now, it is all about growth. Getting more customers, more sign-ups, more users. And to do that, you need more people, fast.

Traditional business growth approaches tend to result in dull corporate environments, where work is a joyless, miserable exchange of time for money. Outdated structures, bureaucracy, and power plays strip many modern workplaces of a sense of purpose, connection, or belonging.

We believe there is another way: organisations can be designed to be agile and adaptive to the highly changeable market context AND where people can thrive and do their best work.

Our purpose is to stimulate business founders and leaders to see the art of the possible, to open up human-centric organisation design paths and models as alternatives to traditional forms of corporate growth. The very heart of our mission: to make work extraordinary.

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People in a strategy meeting
Organisational Design & Development
Organisation Growth Advantage | Business model | Strategy | Workflow | Structure
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People being mentored
Leadership Development & Coaching
Leadership Growth Advantage | Distributed leadership | Enabling self-management
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Employees collaborating in a meeting
Employee Experience & Culture
Team Growth Advantage | Creating self-managed teams | Enabling powerful networks
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What people say about working with the Work Extraordinary team


"Barry is an exceptionally effective change agent. He has consistently extended his skills and knowledge and remains at the forefront of organisational development. His work is all about practical results and he gets them consistently. And on top of all that he is kind, insightful and creative. A real find."

Avril M.
Former client

"In my role as Chief Technology Officer, I worked with Barry in three main ways: managing operation of measurement product delivery to customers he was working with; consulting with him on customer needs and products; discussing new e-learning and measurement delivery platform that I was architecting. It was a great pleasure to work with Barry. With great patience, he took on critical design meetings with leadership qualities. He strived to build customer satisfaction work while considering internal delivery parameters. He gained a clear understanding of the products and how they could be improved."

Colin M.
Former client

"I have worked with Barry on a number of occasions. He has provided coaching for senior management in various companies that I have worked for, also management and leadership development. His natural style, knowledge of his subject matter and excellent business acumen gets the best out of people and delivers business results."

Nikki W.
Former client
Barry McNeill

A little bit about us

We are change agents, inspiring our clients to develop innovative and creative work environments where people can thrive. We have a diverse team of organisational and leadership development specialists, occupational psychologists, and executive coaches.

Together, we enable the leadership teams of growing technology businesses to make bold decisions on leading their teams and making work extraordinary.

Our founder, Barry McNeill, is an organisational design, leadership, and culture development specialist with over 20 years of consulting experience across a diverse range of sectors.

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