Hannah’s Story – Revisited

Hannah’s Story – Revisited

Towards the end of last year, I wrote a blog about Hannah and her goal of going self-employed with her pet portrait business. One thing I didn’t really discuss was the process and relationship between the Change Coach, Digital Trainers and the participants, and...
Everyone’s Got an Office

Everyone’s Got an Office

For those without an interest or background in information technology, one of the biggest barriers to finding employment in the digital age is being able to use Microsoft Office. Some 83% of enterprises and businesses worldwide use Microsoft Office and related...
Ashley Explains It All – A Trainer-Change Coach Story

Ashley Explains It All – A Trainer-Change Coach Story

In recent times on the Positive People Devon project, Change Coaches and Digital Trainers have been aligned with each other in small teams across the county, to make our work with participants much more efficient and get them the best possible help. One of my Change...
Be Your Own Boss; Inspiring Self-Employment

Be Your Own Boss; Inspiring Self-Employment

One of the major initiatives of Positive People has been our ‘Be Your Own Boss’ self-employment course. In areas of Devon where both skilled and unskilled work is in short supply, small businesses and sole traders make up for much of the local economy, so...
Crossing borders

Crossing borders

Having to overcome the social stigmas and mental challenges of having no job is a huge challenge but combining that with a disability must feel like taking on Everest. Throughout our incredible journey on the Positive People project, one of our key focus points has...