Motivational Speaking

I am currently building my portfolio as a Motivational Speaker (UK corporate clients addressed to date include Barclays Bank, JP Morgan, HSBC, Royal Bank of Canada, ICBC-Standard Bank, Simmons & Simmons Solutions Ltd, T-Systems Ltd, Bruntwood Ltd, and Robert Half Ltd).

Talks have also been delivered to the Croydon Cadets Regiment; in South Africa, the Two Oceans Marathon Committee in Cape Town, and finally, numerous school and Scout groups in the UK, SA, and Australia).

Testimonial : JP Morgan UK (February 2010) (Audience of 80) :

JP Morgan Event Feedback – Hylton James

“What lies behind us, and what lies before us, are tiny matters compared to what lies within us” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am available to do talks to businesses or schools on any aspect of :

  • Achieving success out of one’s comfort zone
  • Resilience
  • Teamwork
  • Overcoming challenges and adversity
  • Applying challenge lessons learnt to the workplace & everyday life

Specific Challenges and achievements:

  • Three years military experience as an Airborne Infantry Officer
  • The January 2009 South Pole Race (Placed 4th out of 6 teams, first mixed team)
  • The May 2005 North Pole Race (Placed 4th out of 16 teams, first mixed team)
  • The February 2006 Belize Jungle Challenge (Placed 2nd out of 4 teams)
  • Sporting Motivation, Principles, & Teamwork applied in the workplace
  • Polar, Bush, or Jungle Survival Skills and applicable lessons learnt
  • Military / Flying Skills and Strengths applied in the workplace
  • High-level endurance marathon and ultra-running, IronMan, cycling, skiing, skydiving, SCUBA diving and other sports
  • The affordability and rich rewards gained from earning a PPL flying licence

Please contact me as per below for rates and information :

Mobile : + 44 (0) 7780 675 244


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