How We Work

Developing Great Leaders

We Exist to Meet Your Needs

We listen to our clients and do our utmost to solve the problems they face when implementing leadership development programmes and employee engagement solutions.  We do not exist to simply sell training and diagnostics.  Our mission is to make sure we understand your people development needs and are able to specifically meet your needs.

Not ‘Off the Shelf’

We don’t do ‘off the shelf’.  We deliver responsive training designed to meet the needs of the people in front of us.

On-Going Support

We are always there for our learners – before, during and after training.

Engaged Learners

All our training is designed to be fully interactive, participative and fun while delivering serious learning

Not ‘On The Clock’

We like to talk, listen and learn.  You will never be rushed and our pre-training consultancy is always free.

Responsive Design

We listen and respond to clients and learners throughout the training process ensuring we meet their needs

Diagnostics Suite

We are psychologists, so naturally we can include a range of diagnostics in any leadership programme to make sure we hit the target.

We Listen & Care

We get close to our learners, listening to their stories and questions. We care about their experiences, learning and future.

Delivering Value

Our mission is to deliver high quality training while sharing the administrative load, freeing you to focus on your work, at the right price.

Meet Our Founder

Nigel McPolin | CEO

etimes2 ltd

Nigel McPolin is a highly experienced development professional who has a Masters in Occupational Psychology from Queen’s University, Belfast and has an ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching.

During his 25+ year career, he has trained, coached, and mentored many managers and leaders in Leadership Skills and how to build, develop and manage teams using a variety of techniques and tools.  His experience has been built across the sectors – private, public, and not for profit – and across many industry sectors including entrepreneurship, manufacturing, construction, technology, local government, education, and higher education.  He has coached business people from sole-traders to managers in large multinationals and public sector leaders.

Nigel has designed and delivered bespoke leadership programmes for blue-chip companies, including Dell, Kerry Group, Michelin, McAfee, Schering Plough and American Power Conversion across 15 countries.  He has also worked with local private sector clients including Hughes Insurance, Woodside Haulage, Fitzwilliam Hotels and Brett Martin and public sector clients  such as Post Office (Counters) Ltd., Translink, NI Housing Executive and Ulster University.

He has designed and delivered successful senior leadership programmes based on high performance and using a range of diagnostics for companies like McAfee, Dell, and NI Housing Executive.  He is a qualified coach and specialises in coaching leaders for high performance, both personally and in their teams. ​


Away from work

In his down time, Nigel loves to spend family time with his wife, four daughters and our lovable rogue Indy (our Labrador) achieving work-life balance by going for walks and taking in the beautiful mountain landscape where we are lucky to live.

Some Of The Clients We Work With

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