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  • Chutney Ivy 41 Halford Street Leicester, England, LE1 1TQ United Kingdom (map)

How to Maintain Your Personal Motivation

17th May 2019

Motivation lies at the heart of every success story. It is also a key ingredient in the recipe for ongoing happiness and wellbeing.

So how do we go about achieving and sustaining an effective level of motivation?

In our May event, we will be exploring the chemical tools you have available within your body, chemicals that you can actively influence through your everyday thinking, to promote feelings of motivation, productivity and wellbeing.

Join us for another fantastic morning of inspiring dialogue and business community connection.

Guest Speakers

David Major - Creative Direction

David Major - Creative Direction

David Major graduated in Graphic Design from De Montfort University and was offered a position at the prestigious Thumb Design Partnership in Soho through his degree show. Managing accounts for the likes of Thomson Holidays and Decca, David gained invaluable creative and client management skills eventually moving on to Pointer Communications as a senior designer. Whilst at Pointer David oversaw projects for Black & Decker and numerous Banking institutions and was made associate director after only 3 years.

With the onset of digital design David was invited to join TMW to help set up their creative team working with British Airways, L’Oreal and a variety of high street brands. In 1990 David launched the full service design and marketing agency Creative Direction. Since then the company has run studios in London, Cornwall and Leicester and has developed an enviable portfolio of clients that has included the Grosvenor House, Waitrose, Hambros Bank, M&S, O’Three, Rodda’s, HSBC, Arla and Kelly’s Ice Cream.

David is now the Director at his own creative agency - Creative Direction.

Mark Esho - Easy Internet

Mark Esho is the Director at Easy internet. At the age of five, he contracted polio, leaving him paralysed from the neck down. He was originally given a 10% chance of survival, but was eventually able to regain limited mobility. Mark moved to Nigeria at the age of eight to start mainstream school, before returning to Leicester at 18. He later completed an MBA at De Montfort University.

Mark has been the creative force behind several small business startups, including Rank4U, which at the time was one of only four search engine optimisation companies in the UK, and serviced clients including The Guardian and The Co-operative Group. He now runs a successful digital marketing agency - Easy Internet.

Mark's first book, 'I Can. I Will.' was published by Rethink Press in 2018.


Chutney Ivy, 41 Halford St, Leicester LE1 1TR, UK

(Parking voucher provided by Chutney Ivy, parking in NCP Rutland Street Carpark, Rutland Centre, 56 Halford St, Leicester LE1 1TQ.)

Chutney Ivy

Chutney Ivy is a Multi-award winning Indian Restaurant, situated in the heart of the Cultural Quarter in Leicester City.

All guests will be provided with a free lunch, aiming to bring the most traditional dishes from all corners of the Indian Sub-continent, maintain the classic Indian recipes and enhance the offering with some signature dishes to reflect the changing food trends in modern society. A real treat for anyone who has not experienced the food at Chutney Ivy!

Earlier Event: 25 April
Business Community Member Session
Later Event: 23 May
Business Community Member Session