Marc Woods is a former Paralympic World Champion and Motivational Speaker.
As a consequence of having cancer as a teenager he had his leg amputated, Marc Woods went on to compete in European, World and Paralympic Championships.
As a world champion athlete Marc won 12 Paralympic medals from 5 Games, 4 of those medals Gold.
Marc Woods is the holder of an Honorary Doctorate from Middlesex University, A Freeman of the City of London and an advocate for Teenage Cancer Trust devoting his time to teenage cancer patients.
Marc has presented his speech – Path To Gold – to companies all over the world. He works closely with his clients to ensure the emphasis of his speech compliments the issues that are currently being faced in the work place.
Some business issues that Marc covers within his speech:
- Re-evaluating your goals
- Coaching and the role of feedback
- Facing adversity in a team environment
- Positive attitude
- Aligning individual & team objectives
Using BBC archive footage from Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000 Marc details his experiences and the lessons he learnt on the way to winning a Gold medal in Sydney and Athens.
Marc’s presentation follows him on his journey from ‘taking personal responsibility’ to ‘working within a small team’ through to ‘enthusing the broader support team’.