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Friday 4th March 2022

I choose to challenge

I grew up in Nigeria, a country that welcomes my skin colour; it is the norm. The only characteristic I had to fight for, though challenging, was being female...


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Sunday 30th January 2022

Benefits of being a Board member by Sophie Wells

Sophie Wells has been a WISH Midlands Board member since June 2021 and so far she's loved it!


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Wednesday 25th August 2021

WISH Midlands – Starting an apprenticeship during a pandemic

Ellie Moston talks about what it is like to start an apprenticeship in a pandemic.....


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Tuesday 10th August 2021

Putting the ‘me’ into sum-me-r holidays….

Putting the ‘me’ into sum-me-r holidays….


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Tuesday 8th June 2021

When looking back is simply the right thing to do

Sometimes in life we have difficult decisions to make; decisions that lead to us having to move on from something that we really love.


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Latest Blog Archive

Does it matter what other people think of you?

Does it matter what people think of you? Hear our expert's view. An insightful blog on self-confidence to get you thinking about what's important and what's not important about 'being liked'.

Being your best self: finding your personal balance on International Women's Day

#Better for Balance is the theme for this year's International Women's Day and you can see me strike a pose for IWD19 at the top of the post! It's a really relevant business issue.  Creating gender balanced boardrooms, business leadership and workforces is a topical issue highlighting a need for continued focus on helping women achieve their ambitions.

Taking the fear out of public speaking

Its fair to say that to succeed in business you need to develop certain skills. The ability to speak confidently and clearly in public is one of these. Regardless of the job that you do, you probably undertake some form of public speaking, whether this be providing an update in a meeting, briefing your manager, speaking to customers or delivering a presentation in front of a large audience. If you are self-employed, your skills need to be even sharper; much business comes from producing video content for social media, and never underestimate how important it is to network and sell yourself effectively.

Young People In Rural Areas Need Genuinely Affordable Housing Options

By WISH Midlands Region

Shropshire is often viewed as a rural idyll but average house prices are 8.5 times the average salary.