Damian Hughes

Damian Hughes

Damian Hughes is the author of eight bestselling books and co-host of the High Performance podcast. His work has been praised by the likes of Sir Richard Branson, Muhammad Ali, Sir Roger Bannister, Tiger Woods and Sir Alex Ferguson.

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Damian Hughes's Biography

Damian Hughes is a distinguished professor, consultant and author of organisational psychology and change. With a unique blend of practical experience and academic insight spanning across business, education, and sports, Hughes specialises in cultivating high-performance cultures within organisations and teams.

As the author of eight bestselling business books, including titles like "Liquid Thinking," "Liquid Leadership," and "How to Change Absolutely Anything," Damian's expertise transcends industries. His latest book, "High Performance: Lessons from the Best on Becoming Your Best," was the top of the Sunday Times bestseller list and his work has been translated into twelve languages. Hughes' work has garnered international acclaim, earning him nominations for prestigious awards such as the William Hill Sports Book of the Year.

With a deep understanding of human behavior and organisational dynamics, Damian Hughes was appointed as a visiting Professor of Organizational Behavior & Change at Manchester Metropolitan University. He co-hosts the immensely popular High Performance Podcast alongside Jake Humphrey, featuring insightful interviews with top performers from diverse fields. On each episode, the duo delves into the psychology behind sustained excellence and the podcast has since garnered over 250 million downloads.

Beyond academia and literature, Hughes' impact extends to the world of sports, where he has served as a member of the coaching team for prominent teams like England Rugby League and Scotland Rugby Union. He is also the founder of The School Coat Charity, a noble initiative dedicated to supporting underprivileged children.

Through the power of storytelling, Damian Hughes examines the key components of a successful mindset and the crucial role of cultural architects in driving organisational success. Drawing on his vast experience working with elite athletes, musicians, and business leaders, he shares actionable strategies for overcoming obstacles and achieving greatness, leaving audiences empowered and inspired to reach their full potential.


How to Change Your Life

Five Steps to Achieving High Performance

High Performance

Lessons from the Best on Becoming Your Best

The Barcelona Way

How to Create a High-Performance Culture

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