Harriet Beveridge

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Make 'Em Laugh

Here’s a clip of Harriet’s TED.com talk ‘Make ‘Em Laugh’. She explains how to steal strategies from the world of stand up comedy and apply them into our lives to build sustainable performance. visit TED.com for the whole talk.


Taking Humour Seriously

Here’s a clip of Harriet’s BBC Radio 4 keynote on ‘Taking humour seriously’.  It was chosen both as ‘Pick of the Week’ and an all time ‘Best of Four Thought’.

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Harriet Beveridge

Harriet is a hugely impactful keynote speaker – both face to face and virtually. Her warm, down- to- earth approach builds instant rapport with even the most cynical or jaded corporate audiences. She shares highly practical strategies, whilst the intellectual rigour and deep corporate experience underpinning everything she says shines through. Her delivery is inspiring and energising and – whenever appropriate – extremely funny.



Harriet’s flagship keynotes:

1. Stand Up and Thrive

This laugh-out-loud, thought-provoking talk is a refreshingly left field look at wellbeing. Harriet shares strategies from the world of stand up comedy to build resilience and sustainable high performance. 
ou can check out her comedy credentials here.

Harriet combines her experience as a mental health practitioner (e.g. Mental Health First Aider, ex Samaritan Befriender) her expertise as a corporate coach helping professionals achieve excellent results and her track record as a comedian (Funny Women Award semi finalist, Edinburgh Fringe regular) to deliver a uniquely engaging session.

Delegates will walk away feeling connected and supported, with a renewed spring in their step and tools in their mental health toolkit.


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2. Will It Make The Boat Go Faster?

This talk shows you how to translate Olympic-Winning strategies into everyday success. Harriet is co-author of the bestselling book
‘Will It Make the Boat Go Faster?’

‘A compelling read; insightful and genuinely useful!’ - Sir Chris Hoy

Packed full of game-changing strategies’ - Helen Weir CBE, Non-Exec Director of JUST EAT

Harriet shares the crew’s methods from the point of view of a huge sceptic (she is NOT sporty!) who’s been won over by hard evidence. Learn how the GB men’s rowing eight went from disaster to Olympic Gold in 2000 and how you can use the self-same strategies to succeed in your business and life. 


Harriet’s flagship keynotes

To deliver keynotes which really hit the mark, you’ll get:

1) An upfront briefing call with Harriet so she thoroughly understands your organisation’s objectives and the context for the keynote.

2) A carefully tailored approach to suit your audience – e.g. embedding relevant examples, catering for their learning styles.

3) Stress-free logistics. Whether it’s a global webex, a huge face to face conference, or a more intimate gathering, we can walk you through a checklist to make sure everything runs smoothly. 

4) Follow up videos and resources you can share with staff to embed the learnings and keep momentum.

‘It’s a wonderful book.’ - Michael Gracey; Director of ‘The Greatest Showman’

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