Award-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author

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  • “I have found Matthew Syed’s presentations clear, compelling and entertaining. In both his presentations and his books he combines hard evidence, strong argument and telling anecdote. He draws on a wide range of fields, including sport and business, and uses language free of jargon. I have never heard the case for a growth mindset or learning from mistakes more effectively made.”
    Sir Michael Barber, Chief Education Advisor, Pearson
  • “Matthew Syed is a fabulous speaker with superb ideas. He challenges and inspires in equal measure".
    Michael Sherwood, Chief Executive, Goldman Sachs International
  • “A wonderful speech delivered to 1000 senior executives. Matthew’s messages are powerful and thought-provoking – and they have become central to the strategy of our business.”
    Norman Pickavance, HR Director, Morrisons
  • “An outstanding speech that transformed the perspective of coaches and players alike. Our young players have been talking about it ever since.”
    Steve Bould, Arsenal FC

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