John Buchanan - Motivational Speaker
Travels from: Queensland
Categories: Motivational Speakers
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
John Buchanan retired from coaching in 2007as the most successful coach in Australia, having coached 70% of successful matches since 1999. In the 1994-1995 season he propelled Queensland to their first Sheffield Shield title. In his five years coaching the Queensland Bulls, they won the Mercantile Cup and the Sheffield Shield twice.
After Geoff Marsh retired, Buchanan became coach of the Australian Cricket Team. His coaching and leadership led to a number of world records including the highest number of consecutive Test wins; the highest number of consecutive One Day International (ODI) wins; the longest number of consecutive wins in World Cup; the first team to record 400 in an international one day match and, the highest winning percentage in Test and ODI's of any coach.
“A coach's role is to expand the horizons of the team," Buchanan says. "And that means trying to develop the whole person, not just the cricketer. This applies to any sector of human endeavour - sport, business, community and so on.”
Buchanan has been a successful motivational speaker and his presentations and programs have been received by major industry and businesses around the nation.
John Buchanan is also a published author. He has published books on coaching and leadership, which have been lauded as entertaining, insightful and relevant to coached and leaders in any field or industry.
Presentations to the corporate sector have been popular and extremely well received. Companies that have already benefitted from Buchanan’s knowledge and expertise include BHP Billiton, Telstra, HSBC, KPMG Queensland Cotton and many, many more.
A selection of John's speaking topics include:
- Control the Controllables
- Pressure is a Myth
- The Whole Person Approach
- Know Yourself, Know Your Team
- How to develop High Performance Teams
- Dealing with the Difficult Personality