Damian Hughes - The High Performance Podcast

Damian Hughes - The High Performance Podcast

  • Leading Motivational Speaker
  • Behavioural Change Psychology
  • High Performance Podcast

Damian Hughes is an international speaker and best-selling author who combines his practical and academic background within sport, organisational development and change psychology, to help organisations and teams to create a high performing culture. 

He is the author of eight best-selling business books which have been translated into ten languages, including The Five Steps to a Winning Mindset and How to Change Absolutely Anything . Damian has recently  co-authored the Sunday Times bestseller, High Performance, and he was  nominated for the 2007 William Hill Sports book of the year award for Peerless, his biography of boxing great Sugar Ray Robinson. Damian has also co-authored two other critically acclaimed biography of boxing legends, Thomas Hearns in Hitman: the Thomas Hearns Story and his biography of Marvelous Marvin Hagler, which became the UK’s best-selling sports biography. 

He was appointed as a Visiting  Professor of Organisational Behaviour for Manchester Metropolitan University in September 2010. 

Damian is the co-host of The High Performance Podcast, alongside Jake Humphrey an acclaimed series of interviews with elite performers from business, sport and the arts, exploring the psychology and behaviours behind sustained high performance. 

He has served as a member of the coaching team for England Rugby League, Scotland Rugby Union and a wide range of international and national sporting teams. 

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.

 If you are interested in Damian speaking at your Conference, Dinner or Event, please contact a Prime Performers Booking Agent on 020 3500 3331 to discuss your requirements.



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Very rarely in my experience do you speak to people who have attended a one-day Corporate event and phrases such as “extremely thought provoking’, “I am determined to do something with those ideas”, “enjoyed every minute” and “great practical advice” trip off the tongue so readily. This is exactly what happened though, following a session that Damian ran for us about behaviors and developing high performing teams. Santander All who attended seem to have taken something from the session and we’ve already seen tripwires being put in place!