Louise Cox Chester – Founder of Mindfulness at Work


What motivates you?

Creating value with my life.

What has been the biggest learning curve in your career?

Having my daughter – now 12.

What matters more: ambition or talent?


What advice would you give to your 30 year old self?

Retain your integrity no matter what – your reputation is the only legacy that matters.

Who do you admire? 

Any person who has the courage to truly be themselves and inspire and help others through their actions.

In what place are you happiest?

Walking on Sandwich Bay

What’s your biggest extravagance?

Organic food, very fast cars and turning left on planes

How would you change government policy to help women in the workplace?

Free quality childcare

Do you believe in quotas?

I’m undecided.

What is the greatest achievement of your life so far?

Way above all the accolades and global roles in the City are bringing up my daughter to be happy and know that kindness is the most important attribute to have –  and setting up Mindfulness at Work of course!

What ambitions do you still have?

To help hundreds of thousands of people to learn the skills of mindfulness as a way of enabling them to fulfil their potential and thrive in all areas of their life.

How would you describe yourself in three words?  

Courageous conscious connector.

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