Lilwall is a person who admits he is of very ordinary natural talents. However,
through taking an adventurous attitude to life, he has achieved the extraordinary.
the last two decades, he has embarked on expeditions by bicycle and on foot,
covering over 80,000 km of the world’s land surface. These have included an
unsupported walk across the Gobi Desert in winter; pedalling over the war-torn
passes of Afghanistan; and being the first person ever to drag a bicycle across
the Kokoda Trail in Papua New Guinea.
Geographic have made two television series about his exploits, and he is the author
of two books, Cycling Home From Siberia and Walking Home From Mongolia.
keynote speaker he has inspired tens of thousands of people around the world,
with corporate clients including the likes of Nike, Microsoft, HSBC and Thomson
speeches about embracing challenge, overcoming obstacles and dealing with disruptions
both inspire the mind and impact the heart. But what distinguishes Rob’s
storytelling, is the powerful parallels he draws between succeeding on a
difficult expedition and thriving in today’s unpredictable business
honest reflections, practical activities and fun audience participation, Rob
has been globally acclaimed for keynote speeches that can profoundly impact our
approach to life.
When Speaking Minds was founded in 2007 in New Zealand, little did we envisage that this would grow into an international brand with offices in India and London in less than a decade. We set up the business to share what we had learnt, from the privileges we have had in our jobs – of access to knowledge.
Bringing India to the rest of the world was our driving force.
The dna of our business is genuinely about sharing knowledge with the
world, from thought leaders and experts who are notable achievers in
their field. Raga D'silva quit her highly successful corporate career in
New Zealand in 2007, to set up a dream business of connecting
knowledge, insights, motivation from exceptional talent with the
corporate world, globally.