Life lessons

Lucy on The After Work Drinks Club (AUDIO)

  Lucy Quist joins Vanessa Sanyauke for a hearty conversation on building a career, mentoring leaders, gender and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) on The After Work Drinks Club Podcast.

Faith in the Workplace

On the 10th of February 2018 I had the privilege of sharing my thoughts on ‘Faith in the Workplace’ with Fenchurch Professionals – a Christian professional network based in London. It is a subject close to my heart because my faith is the basis of all I do. All the hope, all the passion and

Climb

Someone recently asked me whether I have ever been hiking. As someone who loves to walk my eyes lit up. A long challenging hike is always energising. Then for a moment my mind went to more challenging outdoor activities I have been part of; in particular rock-climbing.

AN HONOURABLE FEATURE

I had the privilege of doing my MBA at INSEAD. I am honoured that this month I am featured in the alumni magazine. Today I share this article to encourage every young business woman trying to make a life and build a career. I also share it with all the young men who will be

Words for a lifetime!

Sometimes we are mentored by one single statement that makes a lasting impression. Many years ago I had a school mate called Miss F. It was not until I made friends with another lady called Miss G that I would get to know Miss F much better. Through Miss G I got to know Miss

Resilience!

My son recently attended a leadership development workshop. When he returned I asked him what the most important lesson of Leadership was from his day away. He thought for a moment and said ‘Resilience! I learnt that to succeed as a leader I need to be resilient’. For a day’s work I thought that was

Falling?

Realisation, beginnings and hope. Sometimes what we experience as falls are times of strengthening. Down times we need to savour because the next big leap in our journey is approaching. One of my favourite Bible characters is Joseph son of Jacob.

The Push!

Our weaknesses can present opportunities for us to acquire new strengths. If like me you deal with children you would have experienced their amazing world of natural abilities. One aspect of their development I find most fascinating is how they overcome their gaps and develop skills in areas they would rather avoid.

Parenthood

A very happy fathers’ day to all fathers. My wish is a day late but well meant. Yesterday as we celebrated fathers I reflected on parenthood and childhood. Our experiences vary but it is safe to say every parent (adult) has experienced childhood.