ZEBRA BLOG

February 24, 2021

Jump for my love…the art of listening

Without realising it, I find myself tuning out of what’s happening in a meeting as …

February 10, 2021

Feel the Rhythm!

My Zoom film club was particularly pleasing last week as we watched Cool Runnings. I …

January 26, 2021

It only takes a minute girl

I entered last week feeling overwhelmed and anxious about various things in my life. …

January 14, 2021

Ooh aah, just a little bit…Ooh aah, little...

A few years ago, I was shocked to learn from my Mum that when you give up something f…

December 16, 2020

How’s your 2020 vision?

How’s your 2020 vision? A little blurry? There is no doubt that it has been a stran…

December 4, 2020

My swimming journey from fear to absolute joy

My relationship with sport has come from a place of fear and embarrassment. I felt th…

November 16, 2020

Corona-busting choons

As a social creature, I entered the first lockdown with a little trepidation. I disco…

November 4, 2020

Swimming into self-care

Today I had my last beautiful swim at the reservoir before lockdown. I never fail to …

October 20, 2020

Can’t fight this feeling….are you aware of emotional...

Last week, whilst managing a virtual green room, I was struck by the fact that the mo…

October 6, 2020

The zebra’s new stripes

I’m really excited to share that I have qualified as an Executive Coach. In Native …

September 16, 2020

I should be so lucky

Friends are often astonished that wherever I go in the world, I seem to bump into som…

September 3, 2020

Just Say no…finding the pleasure in your leisure...

In 2017, I prided myself on saying yes to everything! Yes to friends, yes to helping …

August 24, 2020

Creativity for personal growth

I recently heard creativity described as ‘the adventure of trying something new’.…

August 11, 2020

My Life Story

Whilst catching up on my daily dose of pop trivia on PopMaster, I was struck by the f…

July 23, 2020

Progress over perfection

When I was a teenager, I used to cut out the song lyrics from Smash Hits and file the…

July 8, 2020

Should I stay or should I go?

In 2014, a 48-hour tube strike in London closed 50% of the network and commuters were…

June 23, 2020

To do or not to do

A couple of days before a big event, I am forced to review my to do list and make a c…

June 9, 2020

Be Here Now

I only had to watch my attempt the other day to run and chat to know that multitaskin…

May 27, 2020

Sweet little lies

We’ve all told those white lies – we don’t want to hurt someone’s feelings, w…

May 13, 2020

In praise of the vulnerable

For so many years, I was the positive, calm, happy person whether at work or socially…

April 29, 2020

Knowing me, before knowing you… looking after yourself...

My favourite thing to come out of lockdown is a playlist that I’m doing with a grou…

April 14, 2020

Facing the fear of feedback

Fellow Brits amongst you will appreciate the many articles about when a Brit says “…

March 31, 2020

Nurturing your culture in a virtual world

As teams around the world are settling into a working from home culture, there is cer…

March 12, 2020

Building resilience in a world of uncertainty

The world of events is pretty tough at the moment – I’m not alone in being hi…

February 13, 2020

Ripping up the Rosie rules of life? Learning...

I love organising whether that’s my own life, my friends or events and I have a rul…

December 17, 2019

What’s your story for 2020?

My 2019 started with a new year’s resolution to see more live music. A more joyful …

November 18, 2019

Enjoy the silence – the fine balance between...

I’ve always loved the fact that I run events on subject matters that I know nothing…

November 1, 2019

20 years older…20 years wiser?

Today, 20 years ago, I started my career in the events industry. It’s hard to belie…

October 8, 2019

Are you a stand-up chameleon?

If I had to pick whether I am an extrovert or introvert, I’d pick extrovert. I cert…

September 10, 2019

Rosie’s rules of life in self-care

I am a creature of habit, to the extent that one of my colleagues coined the phrase R…

August 28, 2019

If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change...

Last week, I had my first session with a personal trainer and in fact it was the firs…

August 13, 2019

To pitch or not to pitch… are you...

Have you ever been on a date where the other person constantly talks about themselves…

July 24, 2019

Live event leadership starts with empathy and ends...

I owe the title of this blog to Will Glendinning, Executive Producer and author of Th…

June 24, 2019

Enjoy this trip…and it is a trip

I’ve always been a firm believer in following your heart and doing what you love an…

May 17, 2019

Falling in love with networking

Networking is such a rubbish word. It fills many people with dread so isn’t it time…

April 29, 2019

Bringing joy to the events world

As I sat in the Brick bar last Saturday, surrounded by adults jumping into ball ponds…

April 3, 2019

Avoiding double trouble in the world of darts...

When you think of darts, you probably conjure up an image of a fun game, down the pub…

January 9, 2019

Can you talk the stripes off a zebra?

Anyone who knows me will know that I love a chat, whether that’s to a stranger on t…

November 13, 2018

Zebra is born

After the River Pageant, I was asked to join an agency called CTN Communications as t…

October 31, 2018

The Queen is Coming

The highlight of my freelance career My freelance career ended on a high when I was a…

October 25, 2018

Sink or Swim – My First Event Job

I should’ve known really – I’d always been the social planner amongst my friend…

October 18, 2018

Leaving university – follow your heart

Leaving university – follow your heart  I love what I do! I didn’t know my j…