Member spotlight: Gill Morris
Running and managing a coworking spot in Manchester means that we get the privilege of working with a variety of professionals from across the UK. Whether meeting rooms, dedicated desks or event spaces are required, you can be sure we have the facilities to cater for all occasions.
Gill Morris of Devoconnect is no stranger to hosting workshops and events from our central Manchester location. Between taking Westminster by storm and ensuring growth for Devoconnect, you can often find Gill heading up some of the most exciting training events for consultancy practitioners.
Describe your business in fewer than 15 words
DevoConnect is a communications agency that works in the new ‘metro mayor’ regions across the UK (Greater Manchester is one).
What inspired you to start/join your company?
Devolution presents an opportunity to change how politics and business works in the UK. When DevoConnect began, there weren’t any public affairs bodies doing what we do, it’s exciting.
What’s the best thing about being your own boss? (if applicable)
Bursting the Westminster bubble may be a tough job but it’s never a quiet one. I get to pursue the projects that I find interesting and have the biggest impact.
Where’s your favourite place for lunch?
Regency, Brighton. Can’t beat the fish and chips!
What’s your favourite business app, tool or website?
Twitter. It’s the bread and butter.
What’s the best piece of advice you have been given?
Don’t take it all too seriously.
What’s the one thing people should come to you for advice about?
Stay driven, stay focused but don’t forget to have fun along the way.
How can people learn more about what you’re doing?
Come along to our training in Work-Place on 3rd November! All the details are on our website.