Motivational Business & Resilience Speaker Paul McGee

25th Feb 2022

Relieve the workplace stress with motivational business resilience speaker, Paul McGee aka ”The SUMO Guy” (Shut Up Move On) at Great British Speakers.

Ever Catch Yourself Stressing Over ”Stupid Stuff”

April is Stress Awareness Month – an occasion for businesses to “Increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic.” So it’s a fantastic time to bring Paul’s SUMO methodology into your business.

What is SUMO?

SUMO is an acronym that can stand either stand for ‘Shut Up, Move On’ or ‘Stop, Understand, Move On’ – You decide! The skills Paul provides through SUMO training provides people with the insights, inspiration and practical tools to achieve better results in life, reduce stress, be more productive and have more fun.

Interestingly, in Latin, SUMO can mean ‘Choose’ and at the heart of Paul’s work, is a desire to help people make wise and better choices – not only in their professional lives but their personal lives also.

Paul’s stylised business training is the ongoing culmination of over 25 years of work. His insights and unique and engaging style of delivery have captured the attention of people around the globe and he is now universally recognised as one of the world’s leading stress awareness and resilience speakers.

Paul share’s more in this quick video below;

More About Motivational Speaker Paul McGee –

Resilience speaker Paul McGee was born in Manchester. After an unsuccessful attempt at being a bank clerk, he studied behavioural psychology and trained as a Probation Officer. He also worked for Unilever and managed the economy beef burger production line for a while.

During this time Paul was hit with a lengthy illness, which left his career was on hold for nearly three years, but when he recovered he decided to form his own company.

Since then his ‘Mancunian Motivation’ has helped hundreds of thousands of people around the world achieve better results in life and have more fun in the process. He is now one of the UK’s leading motivational business speakers on the circuit.

Paul McGee’s Keynote Speaking topics –

Paul generally focuses on 5 main topic areas. Each of his talks can be tailored to suit your business purpose and/or audience. His business keynotes include;

  • Inspiring Leadership and Employee Engagement
  • How to Survive and Thrive in Changing Times
  • Building Resilience and Improving Wellbeing
  • Making a Difference in Customer Service
  • Communicating with Influence and Impact

Paul has spoken to over 1,000 organisations in 41 countries to date.

For Stress Awareness Month this April, Paul’s SUMO style can help you to adjust your stress levels, and  stop ”stressing for nothing”

– see his fantastic analogy using two baseball caps below;

To book resilience speaker and expert Paul McGee contact agents Jane Farnham and Steve Denison at Great British Speakers. Call 01753 439 289 or email

Find out more about Paul McGee on his bio page here.

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