Lily Newman, MC, Motivational Speaker and Behavioural Strategist

Lily is the MD of Morgan James, the Co-Founder of Frontline, an ex-BBC Journalist and a highly experienced motivational speaker. Her eclectic career includes: working with leaders from some of the UK’s most successful companies to build stronger, ethical businesses; heading up a celebrity events department for a national charity (MCing over 150 events with top celebrities including Peter Kay, Jo Brand, Clive Anderson, Jonny Vegas, Ian Hislop and George Best during here time at Marie Curie); and helping to set up and launch Act4Africa, an AIDS prevention charity that has delivered health education programmes to over 1.6 million young Africans.

Lily has delivered keynote speeches on: overcoming the fear of public speaking; how to ‘find your get up and go when it’s got up and gone’; Truth or Lie? - understanding behaviours; engaging leadership; and living a purpose driven life, to audiences across the UK. She is the perfect MC for conferences and corporate events and, as an accomplished journalist, facilitates audience Q&A sessions and keynote speaker interviews for corporate clients. She has trained world class athletes, business leaders, politicians (don’t hold it against her) and the Frontline team in motivational speaking and shares a vast array of wonderful anecdotes and stories about her eclectic experiences.

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Lily Newman

Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Howard Thurman

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

Herm Albright

When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live

Samuel Johnson

Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do.

John Wooden

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.


The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.


Never look down on anyone unless you’re helping him up.

Rev. Jesse James

We must become the change we want to see.


No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.

Andrew Carnegie

You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.

Christopher Columbus

Your life is your message to the world. Make it inspiring.

Lorin L Lee

Never teach a pig to sing. It’ll waste your time and annoys the pig.

Robert Heinlein