John Amaechi

John Amaechi | PepTalk Expert Speaker
John Amaechi | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, Former NBA star, accomplished organisational psychologist and bestselling author. Helping leaders and organisations in authentic transformation and peak performance.
London
Unlock the potential of authentic leadership and transformative strategies with John Amaechi, speaker, organisational psychologist, and former NBA player.

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The Future World of Work
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How to Plan for and Achieve the Improbable.
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John Amaechi | Speaker Biography

John Amaechi boasts a remarkable background, serving as a highly regarded organisational psychologist, a bestselling author featured in The New York Times, and the CEO of APS Ltd, a strategic consultancy that operates across Europe, Asia, and North America. Notably, he earned a spot on the 2019 roster of HR's most influential thought leaders, alongside luminaries such as Simon Sinek, Amy Cuddy, and Patrick Lencioni.John collaborates with organisations to empower leaders in embodying authentic, transformative leadership. His focus centers on enhancing performance through evidence-based methods, resolving seemingly insurmountable human challenges, and fostering thriving work environments amidst adversity and disruptions.In his role, John coaches individuals and consults with organisations to refine communication, leadership, and teamwork, as well as to cultivate a culture that drives growth, improvement, and goal attainment. With profound psychological insights, he unravels the obstacles hindering peak performance and empowers individuals to surmount them. Amaechi possesses a deep understanding of motivation, personal development, and the foundational elements of success, fostering their flourishing. He also delves into the dynamics of competition, the significance of cognitive diversity in organisational triumphs, and the alignment of personal and business values and ethics.John's journey is truly extraordinary, having engineered his own radical personal transformation from an overweight British schoolboy to becoming the first British NBA star and later transitioning into the field of psychology. His experience and approach resonate with individuals from diverse walks of life. Beyond his role as the head of an international strategic consultancy, John Amaechi holds the distinction of being a Chartered Scientist, a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health, and a Research Fellow at the University of East London. He also holds various esteemed board and trustee positions.

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