Aaron Whitfield is a skilled Youth and Family Development Specialist, Author, Motivational Speaker, Podcast Content Creator, Writer, and Consultant.
Aaron has spent a lifetime creating positive change, inspiring others, and building meaningful relationships throughout his community. Having spent the past ten years as an educator, library professional, and youth development specialist, Aaron has invested his skills, talents, and passions directly into the lives of those he meets.
He believes that each day is an opportunity to create a positive impact on the lives of others. Aaron is the owner of M.U.F.A.L.I, LLC., home to his internationally subscribed podcast, “The Semi-Social Life of a Black Introvert” and is here with Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the business of Education and Youth Development…
Jon Manning has experienced living with mental health conditions for over 20 years. And with a background in the commercial world, he set up Arthur Ellis: Mental Health Support, to change the way mental health is managed throughout society. Jon has noticed that despite a huge increase in awareness, mental health across society is only having a broader, more negative impact and help is becoming harder and harder to access.
As an award winning social entrepreneur, Jon setup Arthur Ellis alongside experts to help companies simply understand and drive positive psychology, neuroscience and behaviour in order to help people develop skills in building and maintaining well-being. Jon Manning is here with Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the Business of Mental Health Support…
With over 20 years’ experience Dominique is dedicated and committed to developing and working within Event Concept, Design and Venue Management.
A regular public speaker and motivator to particularly women in the industry, Dominique also sits on the advisory board for A.I.P (Association of Independent Promoters) and is here with Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the Business of Independent Venues.
Since the start of 2021 James Pinnock has been focusing on launching SIGN – the so it goes network. The concept of which is to connect with ‘street communities’ in Manchester through the 4 C’s: compassion, creativity, communication and community.
SIGN have been working with two organisations in Manchester over the last 6 months – offering mindfulness sessions, educational workshops and one-on-one support / mentoring to help those without homes to get work.
James has appeared on the Business of before where he and Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen discussed mindfulness, meditation and being here now.
Chris Gatfield is the Founder and Director of Dove Cottage Day Hospice, a centre that offers palliative day care to people in North East Leicestershire, Rutland and South East Nottinghamshire who are living with a life-limiting illness, such as cancer, motor neurone disease and COPD.
27 years ago Chris Gatfield had a remarkable, life changing experience leading to her setting up her hospice and is here with Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the Business of Fundraising.
In this charity feature special of The Business of… Louisa Magnussen hears all about what work the second biggest mental health charity in the country does, how it is funded and what Service Manager, Darren Ayres, thinks about mental health in society today on The Business of the Richmond Fellowship.
Mary Grimes is a 22 year old youth worker & radio presenter. Having started out on the Kane FM MindWaves project as a young person, she was then offered a part-time role as a youth worker for the service in addition to a weekly show on the radio station, both of which she still holds now.
These positions helped her to gain her full-time youth worker role at Catch 22’s Music to My Ears project and Mary is here with Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss The Business of Youth Work.
Jenniann Davies has worked with young people for over 40 years as teacher/tutor/youth worker/youth justice worker and support worker and is known as the mother hen of community radio station Kane FM.
She is a qualified Teacher, counsellor, and life coach and has written an Anger Management programme using CBT methodology and is here with Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the Business of Working with Adolescents.