Paddy’s Inspirational Talks offer insights into what the top sport and business leaders in the world are doing to bring the best out in their people. He shares insights and anecdotes from his work with some of the world’s top athletes. Included is the unique approach that he and Gary Kirsten employed in leading the Indian cricket team to the No. 1 Test Team in the world and to win the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup.

Talks will be uniquely tailored to align with the message/ theme of your event. Contact Paddy

Clients report Paddy’s Inspirational Talks to be Inspirational, thought provoking, insightful, authentic, simple, outstanding and refreshing.

Inspirational Talk clients include:

Aditya Birla Group (India), Dell India, Royal Bank of Scotland, Pepsi Co, Standard Bank of South Africa, Aon, South African Revenue Services, Oceana Brands, Peregrine Group, Acsis Financial Services, HDFC Life (India), Department of Public Works (Western Cape Government), Foodcorp, Axis Bank (India), Cricket South Africa, South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, Citadel Financial Services, Jupiter Drawing Room, Olam (Nigeria), SAP Plant Maintenance.


  • Paddy Upton’s presentation to the top 500 managers at ABFSG Day was a great success. It was wonderfully alluminating and was rated at “relevant and valuable” by 100% of the 500 delegates. Some said ˜Paddy’s presentation changed my life”.

  • Paddy’s speech at the Dell India Leadership Strategy Meet in 2011 was extremely insightful. The ease with which he was able to relate to corporate issues was simply commendable. Paddy is a delightfully effective speaker whose style is simple, direct and engaging!

  • The presentation made to some 450 Chartered Accountants was refreshing and extremely thought provoking. Paddy kept the audience captivated through very interactive media, using real life examples everybody could relate to, all delivered in a very relaxed yet exceptionally professional style.