Steve Williams OBE is a double Olympic gold medallist, Everest climber and has walked to the North Pole. Steve draws on over ten years at the top of one of Britain’s toughest sports to talk about teamwork, communication, dedication, self-belief, resilience, performing under pressure, and continuous improvement.
Steve Williams, OBE is a double Olympic Gold medallist from the British coxless fours in Athens and Beijing and four times World Champion. He is also a charismatic corporate speaker and motivational speaker.
In 2011, Steve took on his latest challenge to venture the last degree to the Geographic North Pole, over 111 miles of frozen arctic and climb Mount Everest back-to-back.
Steve is an inspirational and effective corporate speaker. He vividly brings to life his journey to two Olympic Gold medals whilst giving compelling insights into high performance culture that can be easily applied to business. His stories from his adventure challenges add an enthralling new dimension to Steve’s speeches and places him in a unique position to draw on experiences from the Olympics, the Arctic and Everest.
Steve draws on over ten years at the top of one of Britain’s toughest sports to talk about teamwork, communication, dedication, self-belief, resilience, performing under pressure, and continuous improvement.
He has crystallised seven ‘Winning Ways’ – a set of team disciplines based on the techniques, attitudes and behaviours used by the British Olympic Rowing Team. Steve leads and facilitates a process for corporate teams to apply these to their world. Teams leave with a clear plan of new and improved behaviours and actions to help strengthen them as a team.
Steve shares his trials, triumphs and hardships on Everest, the North Pole and in the Olympics. Able to speak on the psychology of winning teams, staying motivated through the tough times and how to be the best version of yourself, Steve is a brilliant leadership speaker.