Paul McGee is one of the UK’s leading speakers on the subject of change, workplace relationships and motivation. His provocatively titled book SUMO (Shut Up, Move On) became an instant bestseller and his book on Self Confidence reached number one in the WHSmith’s business book chart – remaining there for a further 24 weeks. He has appeared on BBC Breakfast television and is a regular contributor on BBC Radio.
Building on his background in psychology, Paul’s aim is to deliver a practical, relevant message that can make an immediate impact on people’s professional and personal lives. His approach is considered both inspirational and humorous as he seeks to deliver a memorable experience that equips people with insights and ideas to increase their personal effectiveness and impact.
He’s spoken for over 1,000 organisations in 41 countries to date, and from Todmorden to Tehran and from Bradford to Brisbane, Paul’s messages have resonated with a global audience. He has had the privilege of working with one of the world’s top management gurus the late Dr Stephen Covey, and his work has been endorsed by the Elite Performance Director of the British Olympic Association Sir Clive Woodward and the broadcaster Chris Evans. His clients include prominent blue chip organisations, public sector bodies and a leading Premiership football club.
The SUMO (Shut Up, Move On) approach and materials have been built up by internationally recognised speaker and best-selling author, Paul McGee over twenty years. It provides a set of tools for empowering us as individuals and as organisations. ‘Shut Up’ is about stopping what you’re doing, taking time out to reflect, ‘pressing pause’ on our non-stop schedules, letting go of baggage and beliefs that hinder our potential. And then we’re ready to ’Move On’. Tomorrow can be different from today. Don’t just think about it – take action. Paul’s engaging, no-nonsense style enables him to facilitate practical and entertaining workshops keeps delegates engaged and motivated to make a genuine change to their personal and professional lives. Key elements Paul can cover include:
- The importance of mind set and how it impacts our confidence and ability to succeed through change
- Understanding the power of choices
- Exploring four types of faulty thinking
- Understand how our brain works and why stress makes you stupid
- Exploring seven questions to coach yourself and others
- How to overcome complacency
- An action plan for success