005 | Being a Global Executive, Wife, Mother, Daughter and Managing the Landmines of Doing it all with Helen Appleby

005 Being a Global Executive, Wife, Mother, Daughter and Managing the Landmines of Doing it all with Helen Appleby

Helen brings her years of experience managing a billion-dollar business, raising a family and juggling the responsibility that comes with having it all. 

Our conversation explores the unique journey being a woman climbing the corporate ladder, the constant pull of being a working mother and how to win this marathon (hint, don’t sprint it).


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Helen Appleby is an Executive Coach and the author of “The Unwritten Rules of Women’s Leadership,” book and workshop series. 

Prior to being an executive coach, she was a VP and Global business leader for GlaxoSmithKline where she led the $1bn Respiratory Health business in Consumer Healthcare and the Rx to OTC switch of Flonase Allergy Relief.


Her career has spanned 6 countries and I have lived and worked in Canada, UK, Cyprus, Dubai, Malaysia and the USA.

Helen has been married for 25 years and I’m the mum to two gorgeous children who continue to be gorgeous even though they’re teenagers. I’m an excellent shopper, an average yogi and a terrible cook.

Helen can be found at Powerful Growth Group


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