Blog Posts by Sophia Hayes

Sophia Hayes

Sales Director

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About Sophia Hayes

Sophia Hayes has been an integral part of The Motivational Speakers Agency since 2011, bringing her expertise to the family business as the Magazine Sales Director and Sports Manager. Over the past decade, she has successfully managed Aspirational and Inspirational Magazines, which were recognised by Gucci’s marketing department as “the best independent magazine[s] in the UK”.

 

In 2013, Sophia advanced to the role of Head of Sales, and by 2015, she was appointed as the Sales Director. In this capacity, she oversees awards sponsorships, charity auctions and various sales channels, contributing significantly to the company’s success. Her work with motivational speakers across diverse industries, including adventurers and explorers, has been pivotal in organising renowned events that have earned widespread acclaim.

 

Sophia’s academic background includes a 2:1 degree in Politics and Business Management from Loughborough University, which complements her professional experience. She is not only a bright personality in the office but also a passionate advocate for mental health and resilience. As the agency's resident expert on motivation, mental health, wellbeing, resilience and emotional intelligence, Sophia Hayes plays a crucial role in shaping the company’s ethos and achievements.

 

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"Bonita Norris is an extraordinary motivational speaker, blending her awe-inspiring mountaineering feats with captivating storytelling. Her journey from amateur climber to world-renowned adventurer resonates deeply, inspiring audiences to overcome challenges and pursue their dreams. With a decade of speaking experience, Bonita's heartfelt and engaging presentations leave a lasting, thought-provoking impact."

Overcoming Adversity to Achieve Success
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Overcoming adversity and showing resilience are essential life skills. Embracing challenges, adapting to change and maintaining a positive outlook enable us to grow stronger. By cultivating resilience, we can transform obstacles into opportunities,…
How to Motivate Your Team: 10 Proven Steps to Ignite Your Workforce
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Burnout
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Burnout has become an all-too-common issue affecting employees across all industries. Defined as a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by prolonged and excessive stress, burnout can lead to serious health problems and impact…
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Stress Awareness Day prompts reflection on mental wellbeing, recognising stress as a widespread issue affecting about 33% of individuals, according to the American Institute of Stress. It underscores the importance of effective stress management to…