Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Michael Johnson | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, Four-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, Philanthropist And Leadership Empowerer
Los Angeles
Achieve excellence and drive success with Michael Johnson, speaker and track & field legend.

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Performing At Your Best Under Pressure
Michael credits his achievements to a consistent philosophy of success that he applied over his 11 year career. He learnt early on that the amount of success he experienced was directly related to his level of effort, but beyond that he worked on the principle that to be successful in anything an individual must start with a goal. Now Michael shares how he learnt more about his strengths and weaknesses as an individual and he was able to adapt that plan, learning how to overcome obstacles and how to achieve his personal best while competing under tremendous pressure.
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Philanthropy And Sport For Development
Post athletics Johnson has taken the philosophy of success honed during his career and applied it to various business ventures, including Michael Johnson Performance, a sports performance training company that provides training and consulting to professional athletes, sports teams and youth athletes all over the world.

More recently he founded Michael Johnson Young Leaders, which provides young people from around the world who have faced and overcome adversity with the tools to achieve a better future for themselves and their communities.

By focusing on sport, leadership and community engagement, the Michael Johnson Young Leaders programme gives them the confidence,
skills and resources to make a positive impact on the future. Listen in as Michael shares how he was able to use his experience to help others so you and your team can do the same.
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Overcoming obstacles
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Goal setting
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Michael Johnson | Speaker Biography

Most professional sprinters in the nineties experienced a blur of time on the track, with Michael Johnson effortlessly passing them by. Michael is widely regarded as the greatest 200/400 meter sprinter in the history of track and field, having dominated the international scene and winning an impressive 19 gold medals.

Michael attributes his achievements to a consistent philosophy of success. He quickly learned that the level of success he attained was directly proportional to his level of effort. However, he also recognized that setting goals was crucial to success in any endeavor.

Beyond his athletic career, Michael has also found great success as a businessman. He is the founder of 'Michael Johnson Young Leaders', an organization that equips young individuals from around the world, who have overcome adversity, with the necessary tools to create a better future for themselves and their communities. It is no surprise that Michael is also an exceptional mentor and motivational speaker, having delivered speeches for some of the biggest brands in the world. If you can, make sure to catch him in action.

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