We take some time out to catch up with the wonderful Donna Ross from Vivo Life, who produce award-winning foods for a healthier mind, body and spirit. She lets us in on the best thing about her job, how she stays motivated, and the most valuable piece of advice she’s received. Oh, and she tells us her fave secret DeskLodge area.
What do you/your company do?
I work at Vivo Life, we create award-winning, nutritionist approved functional foods for a healthier body, mind and spirit. We make the best vegan supplements, protein powers, bars and vitamins (and our coffee is awesome too!)
What is the best thing about your job?
I am lucky enough to work with the most creative, brilliant and fun people on the planet who love what they do and make even the most challenging day a joy
How do you stay motivated and productive?
I passionately believe in what we do and why we do it, and that is all the motivation I need! And I can always be found with a list which keeps me on track
Where is your favourite place to work at DeskLodge?
I love the Parlour – we have had some of the BEST ever meetings in there, it has such a positive energy and we always get bucket loads accomplished there, and I love the caravan (who doesn’t?)
What's the most valuable piece of advice you've been given in work/business?
Never underestimate the power of a smile, a kind word, an honest compliment or the smallest act of kindness
What do you do in your spare time?
I love to play Padel Tennis and Pickleball (both at a very poor, but enthusiastic level)
Describe DeskLodge in 3 words or fewer.
Creative, energising and fun
I would describe myself as positive, self-sufficient, supportive of other people, passionate about my work, and someone who can be relied upon to help my company achieve our goals.
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