Interviewing Business Coach, Lateef Badat

In this interview, Lateef Badat, a Preston-based Business and Confidence coach, talks to Podio Business Editor and Life Coach, Julie Lightfoot, in the first of a series of videos featuring local businesses.   Lateef provides an overview of his business and talks about some of the changes that he has made since lockdown, both on…

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MyPlace: Ecotherapy From Home

MyPlace is an “exciting and innovating” ecotherapy project that runs free sessions for people across Greater Manchester and Lancashire, in partnership with the Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust (https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/myplace).  It has many different aims for participants, including helping them to gain confidence and social skills, increase employability and learn about nature.   Although…

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Podio Preston: Community Heroes

We previously asked for nominations of people who our readers felt are doing exceptional things to help others during this particularly difficult time. Nominees could be doing something as simple as being a ‘phone buddy’, conducting online classes to share skills or they could be working on the front line with key workers who are…