Be Your Own Boss - Inspire Me

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Would you like to know more about what it takes to be your own boss? Would you like to hear the journeys of some people who have succeeded?

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Attend our free self-employment "Inspire Me" session and find out more about what you can achieve with the right support and mindset.

We cover many aspects within this mini course to give you an idea about what it takes to run your own business, generate ideas for your business and get a taster of what our free “Be Your Own Boss” course has to offer.

You can find out if you qualify for our main support and funding at

Be inspired by our 2 guest speakers and find out their own highs and lows of what they have experienced to date, followed by an introduction to business and the tools you will need to help get your business off the ground.

Let your idea become your reality with our help!

Our Speakers:

Kate Doodson - Joint CEO of Cosmic

"Providing rock-solid leadership to the delivery of all our projects and managing our range of project partners and commercial customers. Kate manages the team that delivers wide variety of projects that focus on digital inclusion & transformation, including the Growth Support Programme, Princes Countryside Fund as well as a wide range of private consultancy projects. "

Alex Jackson - Graphic Designer and Founder of Alex Jackson Creative

"Alex designs stunning, distinctive artwork for theatrical productions, businesses, charities and freelancers. With a background in agency experience, Alex’s services include branding, artwork, posters, leaflets, programmes, websites, social media assets and more." Alex work includes the design of the brand for many of Positive Peoples work including Be Your Own Boss.


13:30pm – 13:35pm – What we do (Positive People)

13:35pm – 13:55pm – The Mindset (Kate Doodson)

13:55pm – 14:05pm – Let’s talk business (Alex Jackson)

14:05pm – 14:15pm – Question time

14:15pm – 14:30pm – Break

14:30pm – 15:00pm – What are you? (What’s your business)

15:00pm – 15:15pm – Branding and the message

15:15pm – 15:45pm – Types of Marketing

15:45pm – 16:00pm - Websites

16:00pm – 16:15pm – Next steps

16:15pm – 16:25pm - Final Q&A

16:25pm – 16:30pm – Course information

Eligible attendees may also benefit from support with creation of your brand and building of your website on completion of the 5 day BYOB course.

Details for the session will be sent out 24 hours in advance.

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