Motivational speaker

Jock is an accomplished public speaker.

His stories in adventure and business have made him a popular and highly engaging speaker. He is skilled, insightful and entertaining. 

His accounts of experiences in competitive sailing, on expeditions in the Arctic and Antarctic as well as in ocean rowing al relate to the challenges people face in their everyday working lives.

From team selection to motivation in arduous and extreme conditions or from leadership to simple guts and stubborn determination in overcoming the odds: all are part of Jock’s inspiring world of adventure.

Jock’s favourite saying sums up his philosophy: “Impossible is not in my vocabulary”.

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Jock Wishart - hails from south west Scotland

Jock is a relative of Robert Burns

Burns connection

The Wishart family has played a part at key moments in Scotland’s history.

Jock is not only a proud member of his clan, he is also related to Scotland’s celebrated national poet Robert Burns. Aside from being a Doonhamer (from Dumfries), where Burns spent much of his life, Jock is a huge fan of the bard.

That’s never more evident than at Burns Suppers each January when, with a claymore in hand, Jock is to be seen addressing the haggis at many an event. 

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