Category Archives: Motivation

My three words for 2018

Every year feels as though the last twelve months has raced by more quickly and frantically than the last and 2017 has been no exception! My role at PepsiCo has felt all-consuming at times but has meant I have been very busy but also learned so much about many things at the same time. Unfortunately […]


What we can ALL learn from Olympic champions

Like millions of others all around the world, I’ve been captivated by the London 2012 Olympic Games. As a Briton, I was always looking forward to this year’s event more than all the others and it hasn’t failed to live up to expectations! After the splendid spectacle of Danny Boyle’s wonderfully directed opening ceremony, it […]


Make good art

One of the joys of YouTube is the access to brilliant speeches and presentations. As well as TED Talks and conference keynotes, I enjoy watching and listening to great commencement speeches, too. In twenty to thirty minutes I regularly come away feeling enlightened, motivated – and a whole lot smarter than I did before! One […]


Never give up

The English Premier League season came to a dramatic close yesterday, with Manchester City claiming the championship with a last-minute goal. Needless to say, as a Manchester United supporter it was hard to take! But having followed Manchester United for over 20 years I’ve seen my fair share of late winners from the Red Devils. […]


Commitment

This weekend I was in Clevedon in the South West of England to celebrate a quite brilliant achievement – my grandparents’ 60th wedding anniversary. Besides having fun and catching up with family, I also felt this was a weekend of reflection. The idea of anyone doing anything for 60 years is mind-blowing and at times […]