About Adapt

Adapt Productivity have helped many organisations boost their productivity and get better results. Meet the team behind the success.

Adapt Productivity is a Sydney-based training company founded by Dermot Crowley in 2002.

Over a number of years working with corporate clients, he observed the rapid emergence of productivity technology and the failure of traditional time management techniques to keep pace.

Adapt has developed a modern solution to productivity in the 21st century workplace. Dermot is the author of the best-selling productivity books, Smart Work and Smart Teams and Urgent!

Adapt has a team of highly experienced and passionate coaches and trainers who run programs for the corporate sector around Australia as well as globally in London, New York, Asia and New Zealand.

Our clients return to us each year because of the extremely high quality of our programs and the consistent results we achieve. Our unique combination of productivity and technology training has enabled us to gain the respect and loyalty of some of Australia’s most recognisable organisations, including:


Meet the team

Dermot Crowley


Dermot Crowley is the Director and founder of Adapt Productivity, a Sydney based training company founded in 2002. Dermot is one of Australia’s foremost thought-leaders on productivity.  He is the author of Smart Work, and the founder of Adapt Productivity. Building on many years of experience in the productivity training industry,…

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Tony Hall

Senior Facilitator & Executive Coach

Tony is an experienced and passionate facilitator and executive coach. His outstanding facilitation skills have been developed over more than two decades of designing and presenting effective management and professional development programs, across a broad range of industries and business types, and throughout all levels of staff and management. Since…

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Matt Lumsdaine

Senior Facilitator & Executive Coach

Matt is an experienced executive coach and facilitator. He is also an accomplished business professional with a background in management consulting, project management and sales. With over 25 years of experience in the thriving and competitive IT industry, Matt understands the difference productive working capacity makes to organisations and the…

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