Humphrey Walters works exclusively in helping individuals perform to high levels as well as developing winning teams and leaders for many Organisations and professional bodies.
He talks frequently to schools and heads of academic institutions on Leadership, personal motivation and team working skills, both for staff members and school leavers.
He also works with teams, which range from the England rugby team which won the world cup in 2003, premier division football teams, County cricket teams, schools, businesses, Government departments, Industry and professional bodies. He is heavily involved in Charity and sits on the boards of the RNLI and the Juvenile Diabetes research foundation.
In 1996/97 he completed the BT Global Challenge, dubbed “The World’s toughest round the World Yacht Race”, aboard Ocean Rover as a practical example of Leadership and Teamwork in a tough environment.
In 2006 he developed the team for JCB which gained the world land speed record for a diesel car at Bonneville Salt Flats in the USA. He also works with Chelsea Football Club and a Formula 1 team.
He has written extensively about High Performing Teams and Leaders and is the co-author of the book “Global Challenge” which is a study of Leadership and Teambuilding used during this arduous event. “Global Challenge” has sold over 50.000 copies and is in its 16th reprint. He has also written “The little book of Winning” which is a punchy book highlighting his winning ideas, The little book of inspiration with two Olympic athletes and the Little book of nutrition.
He is an active sportsman having been involved in rugby, squash at county level and cricket and has also completed over 48 marathons. He is also a qualified fixed wing and helicopter pilot.
In this podcast, amongst some great anecdotes, he looks at six key elements and characteristics of good leaders and high-performance cultures, as well as giving a real personal insight into his way of thinking – you’ll want to hear about these.
It is with great pride and a feeling of privilege that I introduce to you someone I’ve known for over ten years – – the wonderful Humphrey Walters.