In this episode Susan is in conversation with Stewart Leahy, the founder of Yorkshire Powerhouse and Powerhouse Networking. If you are curious about what drove Stewart to set up the not for profit company, then listen in. He talks about his business journey and what drove him to set up Powerhouse after selling his design and marketing company. He is in semi retirement now but you wouldn't guess that when you hear what he gets up to.
You'll be amazed at the quantity of information and support available through Yorkshire Powerhouse to assist SMEs both during start up and whilst running Yorkshire businesses. Here you can be assured of quality information, genuine independently written and blunt, typically Yorkshire, advice!
Also, during our current situation, zoom calls are becoming a necessary business skill and Stewart has written one of the many guides available on the Powerhouse website giving great advice about getting started with this. The website has pages of valuable information, so do check it out.
About the Guest:
Stewart hails from Wakefield initially and now lives and works in Slaithwaite, near Huddersfield. He has been in sales and marketing all his working life and now, after selling his design and marketing company, in semi retirement, has set up Yorkshire Powerhouse. He aims to help small and medium sized companies during start up and whilst growing, to create a thriving business culture in his home county.
Address: 40 Gordon St, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield HD7 5LH
About the Host:
Susan is actively involved in promoting Yorkshire businesses with audio production and on social media. She has been living in Yorkshire for over 30 years. She is passionate about the county she has adopted as her home and she never ceases to be amazed at the wealth of talent ‘Inside Yorkshire’ and the tales that people have to tell.
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