Matthew Syed

Matthew Syed

Matthew Syed is one of the world’s most influential thinkers in the field of high performance and cultural change.

Matthew Syed is an author and highly acclaimed speaker in the field of high performance.

He has written six best-selling books on the subject of mindset and high performance – Bounce, Black Box Thinking, Rebel Ideas, The Greatest, and his celebrated children’s books, You Are Awesome and The You Are Awesome Journal – and has worked withmany leading organisations to build a mindset of continuous improvement.

He is also a multi-award-winning journalist for The Times and a regular contributor to television and radio.

Contact Great British Speakers today to book high performance and cultural change speaker Matthew Syed for your next corporate event or call +44 1753 439289.

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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.

– HR Director, Morrisons

Matthew Syed is a fabulous speaker with superb ideas. He challenges and inspires in equal measure.

– Chief Executive, Goldman Sachs International

Very good speaker – provocative and articulate.  It forced me to reflect on how I approach development within my team.  I have continued to think on this after the event which I think shows how impactful it was

– Director, Barclays

The best speech of its kind I have ever heard. It inspired, entertained and informed in equal measure.

– David Richardson, The Atlantic Group

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