The Chimp Paradox


Marketing Derby is delighted to announce that Professor Steve Peters creator of the ground-breaking mind model Chimp Paradox and author will be the speaker at its Bondholder event on 4th June as part of Derby Book Festival.

Professor Steve Peters is a Consultant Psychiatrist who specialises in the functioning of the human mind. His work, past and present, in the field of psychiatry and education. He holds degrees, higher degrees and postgraduate qualifications in medicine, mathematics, education, medical education, sports medicine and psychiatry.

Professor Peters has clients across a wide range of disciplines from health and education to business and elite sport, and he also works with members of the public. In all areas, he helps people to understand how the mind works, gain insight into their own unique mind and situation, and then develop skills to optimise individual performance and quality of life.

Clients, past and present, include: Sir Chris Hoy, Steven Gerrard, Ronnie O’Sullivan, Victoria Pendleton, Anne-Marie and Guy Martin who have all spoken or written publicly about how Professor Peters’ unique model has helped them improve their performance.

Professor Peters joins the ranks of inspirational authors who have spoken at Marketing Derby events. Previous speakers include Sir John Timpson, John McAvoy, James Daunt and Prof Dave Alred.

It’s a not to be missed event and the invitation will be issued in the next few weeks.

Derby Book Festival, which will be held for the fifth time in 2019 from 31 May to 8 June.

Derby Book Festival celebrates the joy of books and reading for all ages and interests, with a programme featuring great writers, poets, historians, politicians, illustrators, storytellers and musicians.

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