Learning from sport: game-changing plays for your career

Our 'Leaders at Play' research identified a range of key attributes and capabilities that are associated with people who undertake sporting activities and whether this gives them an edge in the workplace. This webinar details the highlights of the research.



Kate Cooper

Head of Research, Policy and Standards

Kate shapes an innovative research programme at The Institute of Leadership & Management designed to inform, inspire and impact the practice of great leadership wherever it happens. Her role is informed by her career as a senior academic in a university business school, focusing on strategy, leadership and professional development. 

Kate is also a conference keynote speaker, internationally, and provides expert commentary on a range of topics arising from the Institute’s research agenda. She is regularly quoted in regional, national and international media, has appeared on both BBC television and radio, is a Forbes contributor and has a regular column in Dialogue Review, the business magazine for leaders.

Kingsley Johnson

Managing Director, Kinetic People Development

Kingsley Johnson is the founder and managing director of Kinetic PD, a training and consultancy company that helps organisations embed the psychology of elite sport in their teams, supporting leaders to develop high-perfomance cultures and drive behaviour change.

Kingsley has always been fascinated by the self-awareness and discipline required to be an elite athlete. He has found his calling with a team that includes Olympians and World Champions, who love applying lessons learned through sport such as confidence, resilience, teamwork and high performing mindsets.

Previously, Kingsley held consulting and management positions with leading professional service firms and an independent training business.