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Sophie Bennett

Best-selling Author and Champion Dressage Rider

Sophie Bennett is a best-selling author and champion dressage rider with a strong business background. She has been researching what drives successful people for the last 20 years and is the author of several books. Her new book about what really motivates people was released in September 2018.

Find Your Flame – Why Motivation Matters More Than Talent, explores five motivational triggers that her research has uncovered. Those triggers, The Five Flames of Motivation, are already being taught at Cranfield University as part of one of their leadership programs. Sophie has created a fresh and simple approach to motivating people and firing-up teams. The findings come from interviews with over 35 world-class performers from business, sport, science and the arts, a unique survey of more than 100 driven people and a review of the latest science.

To learn more about Sophie, listen to her podcast here

Sophie Bennett spent over 10 years in the technology sector. She founded, built and sold a telecoms company in the early days of deregulation, became a professional writer for IT companies, has authored and program managed many multi-million dollar winning proposals and she led a global content team at Dell.  She has a keen interest in technology, blockchain and artificial intelligence. She has also recently fulfilled a lifelong dream and qualified as a ski instructor. Her eclectic background as an equestrian, sportswoman, peak-performance expert, author, and businesswoman guarantees audiences an interesting journey.

Sophie is a regular guest on the Thomson Reuters Global Markets Forum, has been featured in Psychologies Magazine, Metro, BBC radio, Female First, Gulf News, Moneywise, and is a popular podcast guest. Her books include a best-seller about how we think and behave around money, Money Bondage – Discover the Power of Mind Over Money, that was a No.1 on Amazon for several months. She also recently structured, contributed and edited the futurism book Humanification – Go Digital – Stay Human, that was shortlisted for Business Book of the Year 2018.

Sophie Bennett is an ideal speaker for audiences needing a motivational boost during periods of rapid change. Her mental horsepower also makes her a strong choice for participation on Q&A panels and she is especially well-suited to expert panels discussing leadership, the impact of technology, employee engagement, women in leadership, people management and the changing nature of work.

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The 5 Flames of Motivation - Discover Your Personal Path to Excellence

How high achievers tap into their most powerful motivations. Content topics include; Mindset, focus, resilience and adaptability. A Combination of science, stories and original research, including original content from interviews with world renowned experts from different disciplines.

Success Horsepower - High Performance Through Different Eyes

Champion dressage rider looks at the business lessons learned from 20 years in the saddle at elite level including developing the “Mastery Habit”, ruthless self-accountability, communication, the power of process, the art of timing, overcoming fear, resilience and building trust.

Time Mastery - How To Get More Done, In Less Time, With Less Stress

Organising your time. Prioritising. Delegation and automation potential. Controlling email. Why multitasking fails and what to do instead.

Project Management on a Page - 7 Steps to Project Success and Delegation on a Page of A4

Designed specifically for senior leaders, professional managers and entrepreneurs with dynamic teams and lots of ideas (who don’t have time for project management training) who delegate rather than execute themselves. This talk walks you through a 7 step methodology to kick off a project to have a maximum chance of success based on a simple set of scoping questions, sound communications, strong leadership skills and proven psychology.

High Impact Communications - How Powerful People Build Rapport and Reduce Misunderstandings

An overview of the ways we communicate subconsciously and how we can bring unconscious communications into our awareness and increase our personal effectiveness. Learn about how body language impacts on your ability to influence, the link between posture and self-confidence and how to develop vocal gravitas.

Personal Branding - The Four Pillars of Thought Leadership

How to establish a place in the minds of people who matter in your industry. For entrepreneurs, leaders and technical experts ready to stand out in their field of expertise and team members who want to understand about how to prepare themselves for a successful career.

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If you are looking for an articulate, funny, engaging speaker, to speak on motivation and leadership you’ve found the ideal person

How to Build a Brand

Our Leadership delegates at Cranfield loved Sophie’s presentation - the place was buzzing with insights and exploration. It gave them a new confidence in understanding their people and how to create a motivating environment for them to thrive.

Cranfield School of Management

As Leaders, we all recognise where we are and what we need to do, and I know that many will be able to leverage from Sophie’s strategic mindset.

Clover HR


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Find your flame: Why motivation matters more than talent

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Money Bondage - Discover the Power of Mind Over Money

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So You are Thinking of Writing a Book...

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Fees & Details

Fees From*

  • UK:

    £3k to £7k

  • Europe:

    £3k to £7k

  • US:

    £7k to £15k

  • Africa/Asia/ME:

    £7k to £15k

Travels From

  • United Kingdom



* This Speaker's fee falls within the ranges shown above. Ranges are presented as a guideline only. Speaker fees are subject to change without notice. For an exact quote, please contact us.

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