Kriss Akabusi MBE
Fee band from £ 7000 - 10000
Kriss is famous for his achievements in athletics where his greatest individual triumph was his Gold Medal in the 1990 European Championships when he also beat David Hemery's 22 year old British Record.
He began his international athletic career in 1983 as a member of the 4x400 metre relay squad and will probably always be remembered for helping Britain clinch the Gold and beat the Americans in the World Championships 4x400 metre relay in Tokyo in 1991.
In 1992 as 3 x Olympic medallist, World, European and Commonwealth Champion Kriss was awarded the MBE by Her Majesty The Queen in her Birthday Honours List in recognition of his services to the country through athletics.
His start into television and entertainment began when he presented THE BIG BREAKFAST. This was followed with a full time position as co-presenter with BBC'S RECORD BREAKERS. He has presented various children's programmes and appears regularly on game and chat shows where the brief is "fun and entertainment"
Areas of Expertise
Ex Olympic athlete and TV personality Kriss Akabusi has been a well-recognised motivational speaker for over 10 years, presenting his FIT4Business speech to Blue Chip and FTSE companies at various corporate conferences. Kriss takes the audience on a journey from his life in a children's home and his career in the army and as a television personality using stories, anecdotes and humour. With his energetic and enthusiastic style, he teases out the importance of Focus, Innovation and Teamwork, which he relates to the business arena.
Kriss's inspirational story is legendary and works well at the start of a conference to 'Fire-Up' the delegates or as an endnote, leaving the audience on a high, ready to deliver success in the arena.
BOTTOM LINE BENEFITS
. FIT4Business, FIT4Life is a motivational presentation, and outlines how obstacles and barriers can be over come and success achieved with focus, innovation and teamwork. Delegates will leave the room feeling uplifted and fired-up ready to go.
. FIT4Business. FIT4Life is about recognising the skills you already possess and not being afraid to use them to their full potential. Delegates will be motivated to be the best they can be in their arena, both personally and professionally.
The FIT4Business Programme can also be experienced through the full or half day workshops which delve further into the messages surrounding Focus, Innovation, Team-work and will enable the delegates to take a deeper look into themselves and discover how to overcome the obstacles that are holding them back.
Now Kriss has added a new presentation
"The Cycle Of Change: Renewing Teams and Individuals " to his repertoire
Kriss's passion and enthusiasm when delivering from the platform are renowned and now building on F.I.T?, the speech that has made his name in the corporate world, Kriss uses the Hudson Institutes "Cycle Of Change" as a simple matrix to pour in his energy and experience and expand on the FIT speech. This provides a suitable tool and anchor for organisations and individuals to work through complex change.
BOTTOM LINE BENEFITS
The Cycle of Change provides a process and tools to help groups understand a natural and predictable pattern of change and to know how to identify their own location in that cycle. They learn how to evaluate their current environment and take action around choices that support their highest goals. This program helps groups and individuals discover the best steps to take to achieve their vision of success.
Upon completion of "The Cycle of Change: Renewing Teams and Individuals" presentation, participants will:
. Understand the nature of change and how to identify where they are in that cycle.
. Recognise the skills necessary to be effective in each phase of the Cycle of Change.
. Identify choices to aid navigating in a changing terrain.
. Discover opportunities and activities that will help them create and sustain their most passionate self.
. Define specific action steps to successfully architect the lives they want-both personally and professionally.