Author - Manley Hopkinson

September 2018

May 2018

Time for Change

The time is definitely right for change.  Why do I believe the time is right? It’s what I see and hear. The millennial generation for sure look at the more senior generations running our...

April 2018

The Long Haul

As I struggled in the record breaking heat over the last 3 miles of this years London Marathon, I smiled inwardly, with only a determined tight lip and a furrowed...

February 2018

Woman Power

As I look at the culture that we have created in our corporate world, I am minded of the Suffragette movement that campaigned relentlessly to enable women to engage as...

January 2018

From Tragedy to Hope

There are many twists and turns on life’s journey, very few of which are in our control.  What we must never forget, though, is that we can always be in control...

October 2017

Podcast – The Rugby Business Network

I was delighted to be asked to take part in an interview for The Rugby Business Network. What a great organisation! The parallels between rugby and business are profound. Listen here

The Power of GET

There is so much stuff that we’ve “got” to do (big sigh)! “I have to take my son back to school“ “I’ve got to go to work” “I need to take the car...

April 2017

Plan – what plan?

Our news media is crammed with chattering about Brexit, Scottish Independence and other potential referendums or elections. There is so much advice freely given, demands expressed with outrage, clarion calls...

November 2016

Keep Calm and Move On

Let Obama be an example to us!! Not in every way, but in the way that, despite the depth of the rhetoric in the election, Obama is soothing the open...

September 2016

The Global Wine Challenge

We are delighted to announce this spectacular event to be held at the prestigious Chewton Glen Hotel, New Forest, on Friday 18th November 2016. Further details and booking can be obtained...

But there is no certainty…….

BREXIT, Trump, ISIS, Global Warming … There is so much uncertainty in the world. Uncertainty is taking over. The newspapers are full of it.  The television, radio and internet all bombard us...

June 2016

Manley Inspiration


Welcome to our new website! Exciting times at Manley Inspiration with so much happening that we decided to completely redesign our website and messaging to share the news with you. There are...

May 2016


Serendipity John

I was recently in the beautiful city of Dublin to work with a truly international team of leaders from a multi-national organisation that I had been working with for some...


Check in or die!

I recently ran a workshop for one of the boards of a large organisation in the UK. The outcome was to create a stronger team dynamic, developing the themes of...