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Martin Le Comte


Martin Le Comte is a leadership speaker and author of “The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership”.

Martin Le Comte is passionate about developing leaders and organisations to effectively motivate, develop, and inspire individuals and teams, helping people bring their best selves to work.

As a key note speaker with over 25 years of leading and managing teams in both large financial services organisations and SME businesses. In 2017 Martin co-authored the book “The ten Golden Rules of Leadership”. In ‘The Bookbag’s’ top ten self-published titles in 2017 the book has been described as an essential guide for people managers and leaders at all levels. One 5* Amazon review simply called it “the best leadership book you will ever read!”

The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership

Great leadership can make a difference to any organisation. The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership is a guide to help anyone develop their capabilities in this area. The simple, but practical nature of the ‘rules’ have proven to be a great anchor and serve as a constant reminder for what individuals need to be doing to motivate, develop and inspire the people they lead.

CIPD People Management Magazine: “Well worth picking up, not least for it’s easy reading style” Bookbag: “Everyone in a leadership role, or aspiring to one, should read this book. It’s short, it’s to the point and what it has to say is valuable and thought-provoking. The best book on leadership I’ve ever read. I can’t recommend it highly enough.” Bookbag: Top ten self published books of 2017


As a speaker, facilitator and leadership consultant, Martin Le Comte has worked with a range of global organisations including clients in media, financial services, retail, FMCG’s, pharma, transport and education.

He has a relaxed and engaging speaking style and as a skilled storyteller uses his personal experience, both when he got it right, but also when he got it wrong to help the people avoid falling into some of the same traps as he did. Whether as keynote speaker for large corporate events or facilitating smaller team sessions Martin is well known for his inspiring, engaging and completely relatable style and approach.

His keynote topics include –

  • Which ‘hat’ Am I Wearing?
  • How to use 3 key behaviours to make it about the people, not the process – motivating engaging and the inspiring the people you lead.
  • Why Don’t You Trust me?
  • Sharing four key steps to building trust with people and teams
  • The ten Golden Rules of Leadership
  • The key principles for motivating and inspiring people and teams, where they came from, why they matter and the difference they make
  • Interested vs Interesting
  • This talk focusses on providing participants with some key, simple to implement actions to help build mutually beneficial business relationships and avoid common networking pitfalls
  • Adopting a feedback mindset
  • Why we really give feedback, what stops us and how to overcome the barriers people face when both giving and receiving it
  • Why won’t they change?
  • How to help people first accept and then embrace change


Winning Mindset/performance


We have worked with Matthew for many years and will continue to do so. His knowledge of the Speaker Market and ability to interpret our clients requirements is quite exceptional.

He is incredibly thorough in his approach and always goes that extra mile to ensure everything is exactly as required.

I am always happy working with Matthew, he has great credibility, he is very diverse in his ability to make things happen.

Matthew Fisher and I have worked together for many number of years. I have always found Matt to be honest, good natured and willing to work hard always carefully selecting the best appearances to suit my personality and lifestyle. The work Matthew has delivered for me over the years has varied from schools, colleges, attending film premiers, guest speaking  to name a few all of which I have lots of memories and thoroughly enjoyed.