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Mike Forde

Motivational Speaker Mike Forde
  • A game changer using pioneering talent management techniques to achieve results.
  • Co-Author of 'Quiet Leadership' with Carlo Ancelotti on Talent Management.
  • Pioneer in new elite sport practices.
  • Using Big Data to achieve greater success.
  • What business can learn from high performing sports teams.
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Mike Forde

Motivational Speaker Mike Forde
  • A game changer using pioneering talent management techniques to achieve results.
  • Co-Author of ‘Quiet Leadership’ with Carlo Ancelotti on Talent Management.
  • Pioneer in new elite sport practices.
  • Using Big Data to achieve greater success.
  • What business can learn from high performing sports teams.

Mike Forde is a pioneer in elite sports, a leading speaker on performance development and a trusted advisor to businesses and athletes across the globe.

He has worked within some of the most prestigious sports leagues in both Europe and the US, including the NHL, MLB, NBA, and NFL. His background has seen him develop game-changing methodology and management amongst world class talent using new practices pioneered for leading teams around the globe.

He, together with Carlo Ancelotti, is a co-author of “Quiet Leadership”, a book focused on football management and style. He is also an advisor on team management, performance, and talent management to many sports teams, including the Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia Eagles, and Atlanta Falcons. His focus is on building a performance model for sustained success.

Mike Forde – Speaker

Mike Forde has the ability to transfer the lessons he has learned on high-performance culture and talent management and transfer them flawlessly into the business environment. His experience in the world of sports has given him insights into the psychological aspects surrounding sports, talent management, high performance, recruitment, and performance analysis, and linking them to that of big business.

His list of accomplishments include that of Football Operations Director and Executive Club Director for Chelsea FC, performance director of Bolton Wanderers Football Club, a non-executive director of the Lawn Tennis Association and Wimbledon, advisor for different global sports including International Cricket, Formula 1, San Antonio Spurs NBA basketball team, and the International Rugby Union. He also sits on the boards, as a non-executive member, of two private equity funds that specialize in sport, entertainment, and leisure.

Keynote Speaking Topics:

  • The creation of a high-performance environment, leadership, and teamwork
  • Strategies and mindsets needed to become a high achiever
  • Finding talent to create a stronger organization
  • Big Data in sport
  • Transferring what you learn in a sports environment to a business setting

Mike Forde travels from North America to Europe for conference speaking. If you would like to enquire or book Mike Forde contact PROMOTIVATE™ Speakers Agency Europe on +44 (0)2078711829

Biography

Client Testimonials

“Mike provided an incisive role to unlock a new way of thinking about focus on talent in our company. He has first class credentials and he was totally engaging with our top team, he is pioneering in his field. In a short time, he has made a long lasting impact, no doubt.”

"In nearly 20 years of planning conferences and events, I have not seen a more impactful speaker than Mike Forde. Regardless of the industry you work in, Mike's message about how the best teams achieve optimal performance is a relevant and inspiring one. One of the best things about him is also universal appeal. It's often difficult to find a speaker that will resonate with crowds in both the Americas and the EU. I found Mike's speaking style and content to be as international as I have witnessed. He will certainly be scheduled for a return visit to one of our events."

"Mike spoke at our Deals Summit ‘High Performing Talent’ event in January of this year. His topic on building a winning culture and developing high performing talent was a great success and real hit with the 900 strong audience of senior partners and leaders within the business. His engaging style and content, combined with his rich experiences from the very highest level of world sport left a very lasting impression on the strategy and people within our business."

Client Testimonials

“Mike provided an incisive role to unlock a new way of thinking about focus on talent in our company. He has first class credentials and he was totally engaging with our top team, he is pioneering in his field. In a short time, he has made a long lasting impact, no doubt.”

"In nearly 20 years of planning conferences and events, I have not seen a more impactful speaker than Mike Forde. Regardless of the industry you work in, Mike's message about how the best teams achieve optimal performance is a relevant and inspiring one. One of the best things about him is also universal appeal. It's often difficult to find a speaker that will resonate with crowds in both the Americas and the EU. I found Mike's speaking style and content to be as international as I have witnessed. He will certainly be scheduled for a return visit to one of our events."

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Mike Forde's Slides - Creating High Performance Teams - Chelsea FC example
Mike Forde's Slides - Creating High Performance Teams - Chelsea FC example
Mike Forde & Carlo Ancelotti Q&A on High Performing Teams
Mike Forde & Carlo Ancelotti Q&A on High Performing Teams
Mike Forde on High Performance Talent Recruitment & Management
Mike Forde on High Performance Talent Recruitment & Management

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