Elite coach Fergus Connolly shares his personal story of success, weakness, and the power of empathy among leaders. Dr. Fergus Connolly is a keynote speaker, consultant, and one of the world’s leading experts in team performance. Fergus has worked with leading CEOs, professional sports teams, high-performing organizations, and elite special forces around the globe. He is the author of 59 Lessons – Working with the World’s Elite Coaches, Athletes & Special Forces and Game Changer – The Art of Sports Science.
Fergus has served as director of elite performance for the San Francisco 49ers, sports science director with the Welsh Rugby Union, and performance director and director of football operations for the University of Michigan Football, as well as consulted for teams in the NBA, MLB and NHL. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx