Damian Hughes is a Leading Motivational Speaker and Sports Psychologist.
An author of seven books, they include the best-selling titles Liquid Thinking, Liquid Leadership and How to Change Absolutely Anything.
Damian highlights the psychological methods used by great achievers and shows, in easy steps, how you can adopt them into your own life and business.
As a consultant and keynote speaker, Damian works in both the commercial and public sector, helping to develop change catalysts and inspire leaders.
He works as a change management consultant and sports psychologist for Sale Sharks, Warrington Wolves, England and GB Rugby League team helping them to build both a winning environment and mindset.
Hughes also runs a Manchester inner-city youth club, Collyhurst and Moston which has helped reduce crime and help many kids find a purpose in their lives from stopping crime to winning Olympic medals.
In 2009, he co-authored a critically acclaimed biography of boxing legend, Thomas Hearns in ‘Hitman: the Thomas Hearns Story‘.
In 2007, he was nominated for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award for ‘Peerless‘, his biography of boxing great Sugar Ray Robinson.
He was appointed as a Professor of Organisational Psychology and Change for Manchester Metropolitan University in September 2010.
His innovative and exciting approach has been praised by Sir Richard Branson, Muhammad Ali, Sir Terry Leahy, Sir Roger Bannister, Tiger Woods, Jonny Wilkinson and Sir Alex Ferguson.
Away from sport, Damian Hughes was an HR Director for Unilever, where he led a turn around in performance at the UK’s oldest manufacturing site in Port Sunlight before carrying out similar work in Africa and US.
Damian’s new book ‘The Five Steps to a Winning Mindset – What sport can teach us about great leadership’ was published in June 2016.
Damian Hughes – Keynote Speaker:
Damian is available to speak at a range of events including staff conferences, leadership events, award ceremonies and team building days.
His speaking topics include:
- Discover the Secrets to Surviving Change.
- How to Become a Change Catalyst.
- Become a LiquidThinker – Change your thinking and make things happen.
- Liquid Leaders – Inspire and motive others to become great achievers.