The Wealth Within
The Wealth Within
Wed, 29 January 2020
09:30 – 16:30 GMT
About this event
Do you want a fresh start in 2020?
Do you want to turbo charge your career?
Do you want to change yourself and your world?
If yes, then the Wealth Within is for you! This free course from Expert Link will help you to recognise and understand the incredible skills that you have, give you the tools you need to recognise and ask for what you want, and help you make a positive change to yourself and your world
You will learn:
- How to get rid of the labels that are given to us and understand our stories, skills and talents.
- The importance of giving and receiving feedback as a way of being kind to ourselves and others
- What our values are and how these help us to connect with people
- How to develop what we want, from a flat request to a big picture change!
The Wealth Within has been developed by people with lived experience of multiple disadvantages, for people with lived experience of multiple disadvantages.
To date over 350 fantastic people have participated in Expert Link training. Individual participants have reported successes such as moving into employment, having books published, presenting their own local radio show, picking up recovery, setting up successful homelessness projects and creating local networks alongside others aiming to make a positive change to society.
“I have learnt to let down barriers and accept positive feedback about myself” Steve
“Another thing which stood out for me was ‘The Gift of Feedback.’ I was nervous but the way David encouraged me and made me feel safe I got up and done it and felt confident even though I was out of my comfort zone.” Shaun
“Because of The Incredible You everyone I now meet everyone has skills and abilities and in my personal life on buses and trains I am now viewing everyone like that” Jon
“People never thought of a lot of the many skills and assets that The Incredible You identified and will continue to keep recognising their skills and talents” Darren
“The Ask Tool Kit made it clear what I was asking was what I really wanted” Lee
“Ask Toolkit helped to cement a lot of things in my life moving forwards” Lewis
“‘The Ask Tool Kit’ really stood out and made me really focused to pursue what I want.” Sarah
About Expert Link
Expert Link is a national peer led organisation with a network of people around the country, predominately with lived experience of multiple disadvantages, including homelessness, mental health issues, substance misuse, offending and domestic violence and abuse.
We bring people together through a programme of training that empowers and inspires people involved with services in a constructive and meaningful way.
Our network champions models of expert citizen involvement, influences policy at all levels, and improves local practice by providing simple and smart solutions to problems experienced by people using (or trying to use) services.
About your trainer
David has experienced childhood trauma, substance addiction, mental illness and homelessness, as well as having been on active service while a member of the armed forces. He currently Heads up Expert Link (which he founded), is a trustee of the London based homeless charity Thames Reach and sits on the Governments Rough Sleepers Advisory Panel and the Steering Group of CR Zero 2020, part of a European-wide initiative to end chronic rough sleeping across Europe by 2020.
David has also contributed to a number of research projects including co-authoring Hard Edges: Mapping Severe and Multiple Disadvantage in England.