Over his 30 years in business, Paul has had the privilege of working with one of the world's top leadership gurus, the late Dr Stephen Covey and his work has been endorsed by Sir Clive Woodward. After interviewing Paul, the broadcaster Chris Evans described his book 'How Not to Worry' as 'a gift to the world'.

His book 'SUMO' became a Sunday Times bestseller and his book 'Self Confidence' was number one in the WHSmith business charts for 24 weeks. His books have been translated into over 20 languages.

Paul has appeared on BBC Breakfast television and worked with David Dimbleby as the audience warm up man for the TV programme Question Time. He spent ten years working with players and staff at Manchester City Football Club and he combines his love of comedy and football by supporting Wigan Athletic and Bradford City.

Speaking topics

Paul and his team deliver high-impact tailored keynotes and workshops lasting from 30 minutes to a full day both virtually and in person. Organisations hire Paul and his team when they want to provide the WOW factor to their events and leave their audiences feeling inspired, empowered and equipped to deal with challenges and opportunities both in and outside the workplace.

Topics include:

  • Ramp up your resilience and boost your wellbeing
  • How to survive and thrive in changing times
  • Inspiring leadership in uncertain times
  • How to communicate with influence and impact
  • Who cares wins – Building winning relationships with your customers and colleagues

We pride ourselves on working in partnership with you so that our input fully achieves your objectives.


In our twenty years of running conferences, Paul McGee is the only speaker we have ever invited back. That above all explains the benefit we feel we have gained from hearing Paul's SUMO philosophy.
- Doug Perkins, Dame Mary Perkins CBE, Founders of SpecSavers

I would have no hesitation in recommending Paul McGee and his SUMO philosophy to any organization who wants to engage a large number of staff in a way that provides excellent value for money compared to more conventional ways of training. The overwhelming feedback has been that the sessions were inspiring, thought provoking, humourous but above all practical in helping my staff make a positive difference.
- Julie Spence, Chief Constable, Cambridgeshire Police

I saw Paul present at an international conference. He uniquely addresses one of the biggest barriers to personal and business development... our own minds. The SUMO philosophy was a unanimous hit. Very, very powerful stuff!
- Simon Newton-Smith, General Manager, Virgin Atlantic, Southern Africa

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