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Hollie nominated for Woman Who award second year running

Over the moon to be nominated for the 2019 WomanWho awards for the second year in a row. Absolutely delighted, looking forward to the finals!

For more information on the awards: click here


Hollie organiser of International Women's Day 2019

Hollie was over the moon to organise an International Women's Day event on 8th March 2019 along with Helen Leathers supported by the Marches Growth Hub in Shrewsbury.

Top speakers from women in business coming to Shrewsbury for International Women's Day 2019:

  • Tracy Pound
  • Jodee Peevor
  • Louise Welsby
  • Hollie Whittles
  • Helen Leathers

Book your tickets here:

Thanks to the Shropshire Star for their article on the event: click here

Hollie meets the guys from LinkedIn

Hollie attended the HRD Summit UK conference this year in Birmingham and met the guys at LinkedIn. They discussed the latest developments within the platform and went through some live demos of their products and showed some amazing use of analytics.

To attend next year's conference: book here

Vision and goal setting workshop sold out for 2019

Hollie and  Helen Leathers partnered up once more to run their sold out vision and goal setting workshop at the Telford Marches Growth Hub.

A full day with Helen & Hollie, coaches and trainers in all things business and a lot more. Together we will help you…

    Get your vision for the next 12 months – what are your goals and how are you going to achieve them?
    Make sure they are part of YOUR vision and not something you have been told you feel that you SHOULD DO
    Create a strategic plan with measurable goals and realistic actions
    Discover the tools and techniques to empower you, and make your more efficient and successful
    Establish steps you can take right now to move you towards your goal

You will also receive:

    A free review of your plan after a month and the opportunity to book further coaching/accountability
    Templates for you to use in your business planning to help you work smarter

Past attendees have said:

"A rare opportunity to really look at what is important to us, coupled with great tools to help us achieve our goals. I would highly recommend this thought-provoking day – brilliant!"

"I loved the vision meditation as it allowed me to fully feel and experience the dreams I have, making them feel more achievable afterwards. One month on and I have achieved the goals I set in the workshop."

“ The course made me take a step back, re-evaluate my business and make a more focussed plan for the future.

"Hollie and Helen were great and brought lots of knowledge and personality to the day!”

Hollie invited to become a Growth Hub guru for the Marches Growth Hub

Hollie is really pleased to be one of the Growth Hub Gurus, it's a great idea and she's looking forward to helping businesses grow.

Gurus: Tristan King, Johnny Themans, Sheila Henshall, Carol Ewels, Kim Gilmour, Chris Gough, Hollie Whittles, Sally Themans

The Marches Growth Hub Telford & Wrekin says its Growth Hub Gurus will work alongside all sizes of business as part of its extended team to deliver high-quality business advice and guidance across the borough.

The Growth Hub, which is delivered by Telford & Wrekin Council, is also launching a new Hub Club at its Telford Campus, Priorslee base to give entrepreneurs and smaller businesses the chance to access its team and the gurus every month.

Hub manager Claire Critchell said the gurus had been hand-picked for the range of business and entrepreneurial skills they could offer.

They are social media and online expert Hollie Whittles, transformational coach Helen Leathers, business advisors Ralph Savage and Chris Gough, business management coaches Johnny and Sally Themans, marketing expert Kim Gilmour, design specialist Tristan King and Carol Ewels and Sheila Henshall of coaching and training company Always Consult.

Claire, from Telford & Wrekin Council, said: "Our gurus will bring a huge wealth of experience and knowledge to our extended team, ensuring that businesses across the borough will benefit from the best-possible advice to help them grow, expand and prosper.

"We are planning a series of free, interactive workshops, based around each stage of the business journey, at which the gurus will share their expertise and work with our businesses to help them overcome any barriers they face.

"The gurus have decades of real-life business knowledge and will prove an invaluable resource to any business in the borough which has ambitions to grow, whatever its size or sector."

At least one guru would also be available at the Telford Hub for each of its Hub Club days, which will be aimed at giving small and start-up businesses a base from which to work, network and tap into advice on one day every month.

"We want to encourage all those smaller businesses who have not accessed our services to date to drop in and see what we can offer them to support their growth. Having a guru on hand will strengthen our ability to do just that," Claire added.

Cllr Lee Carter, Cabinet member for Economic Development at Telford & Wrekin Council said:

"The Council continues to invest in a range of initiatives to support and attract business to the borough, including the Growth Hub. It is the one-stop business support service for the borough and we were proud to reveal earlier this month that it has secured over £1.4 million in grants for businesses in the last three years and helped more than 1,500 firms on the road to success."

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