Career & Life Planning is a professional training & coaching company with offices in Boston MA & Galway, Ireland. The company was founded and managed by Joe Delaney who has developed his own Coaching Methodology called the “5 Steps to Success” which is now established as a fresh new approach to ensuring individuals get work-life better… then balanced.

Our Mission Statement

“Providing the processes, techniques and support systems that enable individuals to perform to their best in both personal and professional lives jointly”

Mission Statement supported by energetic and experienced trainers, coaches, recruiters, guidance counsellors & business support staff.

Meet our Staff

Joe Delaney
Joe DelaneyCEO
Joe founded CALP to provide professional coaching & training to clients nationally and internationally in many sectors.
Geraldine Healy
Geraldine HealyAccounts Administrator
Geraldine is our Accountant with many years experience and manages all accounts, payroll and reporting.
Damien Kavanagh
Damien KavanaghGraphic Designer
Damien is a qualified Graphic Designer, and designs our Brochures, flyers and Websites. He also looks after our office I.T. requirements.

Our Coaching Methodology

Career & Life Planning has developed a unique coaching methodology that is used by individuals and companies to help deal with change and learn new techniques to enable them to get to Enjoyment & Success in their lives.   This methodology called “The 5 Steps to Success” is at the core of all our coaching and training programs for both organisations and individuals.

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Our Partners

Thomas International Career Coaching Life Coaching Galway Ireland
Thomas International Career Coaching Life Coaching Galway Ireland
Thomas International Career Coaching Life Coaching Galway Ireland
Right Management Career Coaching Life Coaching Galway Ireland

Career & Life Planning offers a range of online personality and psychometric testing service in conjunction with Thomas International – one of the global leaders in personality assessment.

Thomas has been at the forefront of assessment innovation for 35 years. They provide assessments in 56 languages and have a presence in over 60 countries. Today, they are working with 32,000 companies and 300,000 trained Thomas users worldwide. Their clients span every type of business of all sizes; completing over 1.5 million assessments every year.

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As an Approved Centre for the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM), Career & Life Planning offers a range of Accredited and bespoke courses in Coaching & Management Development.

ILM qualifications are designed to help managers increase staff efficiency and motivation, ensuring that their businesses run at an optimum level of productivity. Training courses can be tailored to the needs of individual organisations and their staff.

The Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) is Europe’s leading management organisation. ILM partners with more than 80,000 individuals and organisations each year to help them fulfill their potential and achieve success through its wide range of flexible leadership and management development solutions.


Career & Life Planning are Channel Partners to Franklin Covey’s 7 Habits Programmes

We are a licensed facilitator of the acclaimed 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. It is based on the proven principles found in Dr. Stephen R. Covey’s acclaimed book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.


Right Management are global career experts.

Established in 1980, they have over 35 years of experience in career management and talent strategy. In that time, they’ve put 400,000 people to work every day, conducted over 12 million interviews per year and successfully transitioned more than three million people into new roles.

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Contact Us

Would you like to learn how our Career or Life Coaching can work for you?

Please contact us for a free consultation.