Leading at Speed with Sophie Devonshire, CEO at The Marketing Society

In this episode, Sophie talks about learning to live and work in a rapidly changing world, survive and thrive in the fast lane and embracing the excitement of growth.


Key Takeaways

  • Positive energy
  • Languishing 
  • CEO is a responsibility not a title
  • Need to have peripheral vision
  • Need to upgrade brain software
  • You can do anything but not everything
  • Create a personal boardroom
  • Leaders are givers


Who is Sophie Devonshire?

Sophie started her career in brand management with Procter & Gamble and Coca-Cola & worked consultancy/agency side with Interbrand, Leo Burnett and The Caffeine Partnership as well as founding, growing and selling her own e-commerce business.

She has seen that the smartest leaders in business understand that building connections and sharing stories and ideas with peers can be energising and a powerful accelerator to success.

So that's why she is completely delighted to have been asked to be the global CEO of The Marketing Society, the prestigious, progressive global community of senior marketers, whose purpose is to empower brave leadership.