100 Years Since Britain Joined WW1

5 August 2014

As ceremonies are held across the UK and in Belgium to mark 100 years since Britain joined World War One, the Speakers Corner  team picks our favourite military speakers, who have served in the armed forces and who can best relate the precision, determination and courage required of a soldier, to the challenges faced in business.

A former Red Arrow & RAF fighter pilot, Justin Hughes  offers an insight into the workings of the world's most celebrated formation aerobatic team; John Steele , former soldier, professional rugby player and sports coach, is uniquely placed to teach businesses how to create and lead high performing teams; Falkland’s War veteran Simon Weston  is truly inspirational, and former soldier Joff Sharpe  has become one of Britain's most dynamic and esteemed business leaders.

Former Chief of the General Staff of the British Army, General Sir Mike Jackson  is a powerful keynote leadership speaker; Kevin Ivison  is an ex bomb disposal expert who suffered from PTSD after a dramatic and traumatic ordeal in Iraq; Richard McCann  is a Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author, and an expert on dealing with challenge; Ed Stafford  walked the amazon - a feat perceived as insurmountable, and Phil Ashby , a Royal Marine and UN peace keeper, has conquered incredible challenges to become a unique and inspirational speaker.

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