Michelle Moore is an award-winning leadership coach, author, speaker and educator voted as one of the UK’s 50 Most 'Influential Women in Sport’. Based on a twenty year’ career in senior leadership roles across sport, government and education, her pioneering work and coaching and leadership programmes have transformed the lives of professionals, young people, athletes and the culture of many organisations. Winner of the 2016 UK Precious Award for ‘Outstanding Woman in Sport’, a Football Black List award and an esteemed national Change Maker award. Michelle is a globally recognised executive on leadership, race equity and sport for development. A sought after experienced speaker and moderator hosting events and delivering keynotes for The University of Cambridge, The NBA, and UNICEF UK. She has chaired events at the United Nations and presented to the House of Lords. Michelle makes regular appearances for top tier media outlets including BBC Radio 4, TRT World, Channel 4, BBC World Service Sportshour and been featured in The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Times and The Independent. Michelle is a regular contributor on BBC radio. Michelle combines her campaigning roles with board positions for SportsAid, a Sport England Talent Inclusion Advisory Board member and is commissioner for The Independent Commission for Equity in Cricket. She is a senior honorary associate lecturer at the University of Worcester. Michelle’s book Real Wins was published November 25 2021, by John Murray Press, Hachette UK.
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Who is Michelle
Her work in the world
Using sport to address inequities
Supporting individuals in their leadership journey
Helping people to transform themselves and their communities
Being based in London
Working as a former teacher and having a love of education
Learning more about Michelle’s early years
Growing up as a twin in the 70s
Being at athlete and being encouraged by her mum to do sports
Being a Black woman of mixed heritage
Being surrounded by love and culture and sports
Future dreams and ambitions
Wanting to be the best athlete she could be
The lessons learned from sports
Dealing with losses
Showing up every week to train
Wanting to be of service and to make a difference
Leaving athletics behind after going to university
The challenges at university
Having an honest conversation with herself
Using sport to develop leadership
Changing your mindset around fear
How we achieve success which is defined by ourselves
Why we need to ask ourselves better questions
Learning to practice self compassion
Write the newspaper headline for tomorrow
Why we are not our thoughts
Why you have more power and control than you realise
Definitions of success and how they have changed
Figuring out strengths and talents
Wanting to talk to young people about well-being
Why the biggest competition is always yourself
Living in the moment and being present
Going through the process of writing her book
Attracting different opportunities into our lives
Why you should be successful at a job if you’ve been doing it for 10 years
Why 20% was good enough
Creating her own leadership seminars
Turning up and being me
Focusing on what I can control
Writing for herself
How to connect with Michelle
How to support Michelle and why it makes a big difference
Final words of advice
Wanting to be seen, heard, valued and respected
Why the small things are important
Real Wins is an urgent call to action from one of the most influential women in sport. In her unflinching style, Michelle Moore seeks to redress inequality at all levels and shows us how to channel our inner Serena Williams or Raheem Sterling to challenge stereotypes and tired assumptions.
Through this timely, eye-opening insight into her experiences both on the track and in the boardroom, Michelle shows us how to face our fears, build resilience and find our own unique leadership style. She shares stories from athletes, leaders and many other inspiring people, as she redefines the relationship between identity and success for both individuals and organizations.
Giving you the practical strategies of self-awareness and resilience to run your own race, Real Wins will empower you to take responsibility for your own prejudices, actions and ultimate success.
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