Paul McKenna

Paul McKenna


Paul McKenna, Ph.D. was recently named by the Sunday Times as ‘one of the world’s most important modern gurus’ alongside Nelson Mandela and the Dalai Lama. He is one of Britain’s bestselling non-fiction authors, having sold a total of 10 million books worldwide. He has worked his unique brand of personal transformation with Hollywood movie stars, Olympic gold medalists, rock stars, leading business achievers and royalty. Over the past twenty years, Paul McKenna has helped millions of people successfully quit smoking, lose weight, overcome insomnia, eliminate stress, and increase self-confidence. Paul McKenna is regularly watched on TV by hundreds of millions of people in 42 countries around the world.

He has consistently astounded his audiences and patients by proving how small changes in people’s lives can create amazing results – whether it’s curing someone of a lifelong phobia, or clearing up deep-seated issues in a matter of minutes.

His unique style combines the latest psychological techniques with the success strategies of super achievers.


He is popular in the corporate world as a motivational speaker. Whether he is talking to fifteen board members or fifteen hundred corporate employees, he delivers a dynamic and fascinating experience.

In the corporate world, he often does presentations on:

  • Confidence
  • Motivation
  • Overcoming problems
  • Resilience
  • Persuasion and influence

Paul McKenna believes that success and happiness are not accidents that just randomly happen to some and not to others – success and happiness are created by certain ways of thinking and acting in the world. His presentations are always interactive, involving willing members of audience, to help him effectively demonstrate his techniques.

His corporate clients include:

Sony, BMW, GlaxoSmithKline, Virgin, Bank of Scotland, BAE Systems, Barnes & Noble, Wella, McLaren, Saatchi & Saatchi, The Metropolitan Police

He recently hosted his own American TV talk show with guests including, Simon Cowell, Sir Ken Robinson, Michelle Mone, Paul Oakenfold, Richard E Grant, Lulu, Sir Roger Moore, Kirsty Young and Roger Daltrey.

The Positivity Podcast is a new, half-hour, in-depth, non-journalistic interview programme hosted by Paul McKenna. Each week, he interviews some of the world’s most interesting people in a deeply explorative style.

Paul McKenna @ImPaulMcKenna

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