Pete Cohen Biography
Pete Cohen is one of the world’s most sought-after keynote speakers and business coaches to organisations around the world. He is an expert on human behaviour, performance, leadership and personal and professional development.
He inspires companies to build their business by maximising the potential of their people. He delivers simple, effective and accessible tools, techniques and strategies which give employees the motivation to grow leading to unstoppable business growth.
Cohen is a best selling author, life strategist, health and fitness professional and motivational speaker. Pete has an incredible understanding of people and of the limitations that they impose on themselves that prevent them from living happier and more productive lives. His fun motivational techniques and strategies are presented in a way that help people to realise that they can control their own lives and realise their full potential.
He is firmly established in the personal development space and has the personality and skills to have a positive impact on people’s lives. He is also the founder of the Habit Busting, Fear Busting and Lighten Up Weight Loss programmes. Pete has been recognised as a successful author of ten books including his recent books “LIFE DIY” and “Sort Your Life”.
As a speaker, Pete presents talks, workshops and seminars to corporate companies including IBM, Pfizer, Northern Rock, BAA and Thomas Cook. His interactive and inspiring sessions motivate those interested in the ‘Art of Winning’. Pete is also a regular media spokesperson for high profile projects such as Weetabix and the Job Centre Re-launch.
In addition to his TV and commercial work, Pete is highly respected in the sporting world and is the peak performance coach to numerous world-class sports stars including Ronnie O’Sullivan, Ian Flanagan, Sally Gunnell and Ellen MacArthur. He famously undertook a one to one programme with World Snooker Champion Ronnie O’Sullivan helping him reach his second World title in 2004.
As a natural communicator, Pete is able to speak to a wide range of audiences and companies; he has worked with Ebay Motors, Moneysupermarket.com, Best Western, Camelot and Capital One.
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Testimonials for Pete Cohen
“It has been brilliant to observe the changes in my team after the keynote that Pete delivered and to see them grow and take on the challenges of growing a business in a highly competitive market. I would highly recommend Pete to anyone that is looking to energise, motivate and inspire their organisation.”
“Pete delivered a talk to our WW Leadership team at Blue Prism. To say that I was hugely inspired and excited during and after this session was an understatement. The energy and passion that Pete brings is phenomenal. His ability to help individuals see the wood from the trees is fantastic. We all get clouded in terms of our goals and objectives at times. Pete helped every one of us to bring clarity to what is right in front of us. To not fear looking at and doing things differently is critical in life let alone in a leadership position. Without doubt, Pete brought that clarity and desire to do things differently NOW to every one of our leadership team in that room. Pete was truly inspirational to me. I would highly recommend and encourage everyone, whether in a personal, business or sport capacity to spend some time with Pete. He will have a massively positive impact. “
“Pete’s enthusiasm has been a significant contribution to create a team spirit which surely will increase our performance and potential. We thank Pete for his excellent job and for his friendly and warm attitude that made our conference a great success.”
“Pete’s 45-minute session at our annual company kickoff day was magnificent. We are acutely focused on engagement within PMGC and many of our company days focus on that; working out how to get the best out of each other to benefit our customers is a huge priority.”
“Pete was the “Inspirator” presenter at my WW Sales Management meeting in June. He was on first to set the tone for the two day workshop to help us continue towards our goal of world class sales leadership. He did an outstanding job, the team were pumped up at the end of the two hours and were in exactly the right frame of mind to take on the messages that were coming. Top class!”
“This man is an absolute Genius!
I was fortunate to spend a day with Pete, which was one of the most thought-provoking, inspirational & mind-blowing days I’ve ever had.
If you’re wondering how to get your Business or Team performing better and you’re not sure about the right steps to take, the best questions to ask or what you need to know about yourself first give Pete a call – this man will help!
I promise you that it’ll be well worth your time.
Thank you Pete”
“Pete presented our 2016 Good Spa Guide Awards to an audience of 450 spa professionals, after they had been in a conference all day.Pete owned the room with tremendous energy. He was positive, powerful and vibrant. We hope to work with Pete again in the future.”
“Pete Cohen is an excellent coach and a great example of how to motivate yourself for change. He worked with our senior management team at a major conference and this showed how effectively he could home in on what needs to happen and then to galvanise people to make a positive change. Good fun too.”
“Wow, words alone won’t do this justice but Pete is a remarkable speaker and, I imagine, a remark-able mentor. I feel privileged to have met him.
He really strikes me as the kind of guy who wants to make the world a better place, one human being at a time – I felt so lifted and inspired to make the best of myself (and others around me) after his talk.
When he came to speak to us as a large group (50 ish), each and every one of us came away with the sense that he had reached us and spoken to each of us individually. He spoke knowledgeably and passionately in a way that reached people’s humanity: touching both their frailties and every person’s deep yearning for greatness.
His talk was both memorable and actionable. I learned several tools to use each and every day to overcome my own worst enemy: myself.
In the words of Zig Ziglar, people complain that motivation doesn’t last. Neither does bathing and that’s why we do it daily! I came away from Pete’s talk with the tools and the will to start each day anew and to feel inspired.
Thank you Pete!”
“Have just returned from a Leadership workshop with Pete with the management of Hotel Du Vin and Malmaison Hotels. We had am amazing day of personal development, looking at our own and teams performance and the role of Great Leaders in our organisation. The training helps you to look at your management style and performance in an honest, raw and insightful way. Something rarely done. Pete’s training resonated with all of the leaders in many different ways. Pete was an exceptional trainer and his shared knowledge will support me in continually developing the hotels fantastic people. Pete is Highly recommended.”
“He was really excellent and incredibly well received. He had so much energy and really engaged with the delegates.”
“We were lucky enough to have Pete deliver a development session to our group in January. A vibrant and energetic speaker, he was immediately able to engage the audience and drive us to deliver the groundwork for change. I’d happily recommend him if you want a fresh perspective on your own, or your organisation’s leadership.”
Pete Cohen‘s Topics
Unlocking Potential: Mastering human behaviour in challenging times
• inspire people to the vision of the organisation.
• uncover the hidden power we all have to overcome obstacles and thrive in the modern workplace.
• tap into your talent to be your best every day.
Rethinking Wellness: Making ‘corporate wellness’ work
• how to make wellness a habit, rather than a short-lived project.
• the benefit of simple coaching questions to tackle the vast majority of everyday stresses.
• the power of coaching and how it compares to usual interventions for stress and mental health.
Cultivating Leadership: Creating inspiring leaders in your business
• the new route map to becoming an Inspirator: a leader in a new age.
• how to become a leader who inspires others by being the example.
• how and why leaders are able to perform at a high level.
Resilience: How to have the mental strength to perform at your best
• how the quality of your life comes down to the quality of your self-talk.
• cultivating emotional intelligence in yourself and others.
• how to develop the grit and determination needed to succeed.