Tuesday 12th June 2018
Michelle Greg, Director of Housing Services at Yorkshire Housing and WISH board member hosted a great interactive session where people were encourage to share their experiences, develop their own plans for success and genuinely use the people in the room to help them get there. Plus our notorious cupcakes always bring a smile!
Feedback from the day included:
“It’s always good to listen to inspirational stories and that’s what I have done today – lots of food for thought”
“Lovely to meet so many talented people”
Guest Speakers included:
Angela Perry, Assistant Chief Executive (Asset Management) at Incommunties who shared her personal and professional journey into senior roles within housing and construction. Delegates were entertained and enthused by her story of finding direction in life and career leading her to be the woman she is today. Great advice on how important worklife balance and family are plus not everything is left to fate “the harder you work the luckier you get” and most importantly “be brave!”
Jo Tracey, Head of HR and Organisational Development at Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing who shared her heartfelt story of how you can learn from your mistakes, how “everyone can teach you something, so take the chances people give you and sometimes you need to shut up and wind your neck in!” Jo also shared her ‘top tips’ on how to always be honest, don’t sweat the small stuff and most of all ”be kind!”
We would like to give a special thank you to our speakers, Yorkshire Housing for hosting and our delegates for making the event a great success, we are grateful for their support.
Thursday 5th July 2018
A wonderful afternoon delivered by Richard Pascoe from ‘Making Presentations’ and hosted by Leeds Federated Housing Association. 26 people from across the region and a visitor from the North West all jumped in feet first to participate in ‘Dare to be (a little bit) different’.Read More
Tuesday 8th May 2018
‘Social media and me’ proved to be a popular session as many of us know we should really ‘do’ social but we’re not really sure how! Our board member (and comms guru) Caroline Chapman, was joined by the talented Hannah Jowett of Leeds Federated to take us on a whistle stop tour of how to get our social media in order!Read More