Episode 11 - Necker Island

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Terri Mead talks about how she got to Necker Island to play tennis with Richard Branson.    

Who is Terri Mead? 

Terri Hanson Mead is President of Solutions2Projects, LLC, a consulting company that provides IT strategy and IT compliance services in the life sciences space in addition to expert witness consulting services.  She is also an active angel investor and former Vice President of Sand Hill Angels, regularly advises startups and in her spare time, flies helicopters.  She is passionate about supporting, and advocating for, female founders and investors and has created Class Bravo Ventures to more formally do so.  

Show Highlights 

  • Necker isn’t a geographic location; it’s a state of being 

  • Terri answers the question as to how she ended up on Necker Island  

  • Terri was intimidated by the others in the group and suffered from imposter syndrome, not unlike the others on the trip as she found out later 

  • Terri started to breathe and found herself among her people 

  • Being a part of the Change Makers / Rule Breakers group and the various business activities 

  • Terri hid on the tennis court because it was safe and comfortable and she wanted to play tennis with Richard Branson 

  • Terri practically fell over a table into Richard’s lap on the first night at dinner 

  • Why did Terri go on this trip?  What did she hope to get out of it?   

  • Terri’s key takeaways from the trip 

  • Terri takes a swim across the channel 

  • Terri played tennis with Richard, as partners, and Richard got nailed in the chest with a tennis ball by our opponents 

  • Coming home with a Necker glow 

Terri’s Key Takeaway 

Some things are not too good to be true and you need to take the chance and go for it 


You can follow Terri on Twitter at @terrihansonmead or go to her website at www.terrihansonmead.com or on Medium:  https://medium.com/@terrihansonmead 

Feel free to email her at PilotingYourLife@gmail.com. 

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