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Paul McGee


The SUMO Guy Motivational Speaker

Paul McGee is a motivational speaker, best known to many as the SUMO Guy. A best selling international author, Paul’s main aim is to help people S.U.M.O – Shut Up, Move On or Stop, Understand, Move On!

Paul aims to focus on the challenges of working in the 21st century and not the problems that surround it.
SUMO has been used extensively around the world. It equips people with insights, inspiration, and practical tools to achieve better results in life while having more fun in the process.

Paul has appeared on both television and radio. He has been a guest on BBC Breakfast television and regularly contributes to Radio 5live. Through his background in psychology, Paul aims to deliver a practical, relevant message that can make an immediate impact on people’s professional and personal lives.


Every presentation Paul McGee delivers is tailored to meet organisations individual requirements. Some of his keynote speeches include –

• The S.U.M.O. Guide to Succeeding in a Changing World
• Strategies on Stress
• How To Handle, Not Strangle Difficult People.
• Absolutely M.A.D. for Customers

All of these speeches cover themes such as leadership, motivation, service excellence, and resilience.

New for 2021 – Paul has created a new speech/virtual session –

Title: Ramp Up Your Resilience and Boost Your Wellbeing
Objectives: Help staff to recover, recharge, and develop daily habits to maintain their morale, motivation, and sense of wellbeing.
Some of the key content explored:

  • Why we’re wired to worry, and how to put worry into perspective.
  • The single biggest factor that undermines our wellbeing – and how to overcome it.
  • How to manage mental, physical, and emotional fatigue.
  • Explore ‘Green Zone’ thinking based on the work of one of the world’s leading leadership gurus (and someone I’ve worked with).
  • How to move from ‘manic mind’ to ‘mindful mind.’
  • Why we struggle to switch off, and how to make sure we do.
  • Why bad feelings can sometimes do you good.





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.