Have you ever heard the quotes where your supposed to think like a superhero? or a perfect hustler? to be powerful, a pioneer or an inspiration? Yes, I have too, but i honestly don't feel like that most of the time. When I started my business i was stuck between a rock and a hard … Continue reading I Feel Human, And It’s Unsettling…
What an incredible day we had last Friday. I'd just like to take a moment now to thank everybody involved. From the enthusiastic interns who helped organise the event, to the speakers, to our wonderful guests. So much hard work was put into the afternoon and it really did pay off. We started the afternoon … Continue reading Celebration of Women in Business Event Review
As you all know our Celebrate Women in Business event is coming up on the 15th of December at The Orange Tree in Derby! We reached out to Andy Cope to give us an insight into his training ( that has been specifically designed for us at The Diamond Initiative!), he was also really excited … Continue reading Andy Cope talks about his excitement for our event!
So, have you ever agree to do something and immediately regretted it? That is what i did when i agreed to go on a sailing trip to take part in the Small Ships Race in Southampton at the beginning of October. It sounded amazing on paper, a few days sailing, learning new skills, an exciting … Continue reading Happiness Comes In Waves
The E-Myth Revisited - Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work, And What To Do About It! As small businesses ourselves ( Soon to be big businesses!) it is crucial we learn from those who have gone before us! This book is written by the critically acclaimed Small business Guru - Micheal E. Gerber, who has … Continue reading The E-Myth Revisted
Robyn This podcast is designed to help entrepreneurs (especially software developers) to launch and maintain their products and services. The podcast is designed around start up businesses and initial launch processes and even though I am not in the software industry the processes described in these podcasts the information can be transferred into any sector! … Continue reading Start Ups For The Rest Of Us!
Caitlin Molloy has written this beautiful powerful blog about the creationof her business and her power to continue after her hurdles and pick herself back up again. Her tenacity is truly inspirational. 1: What made you start your own business? I’ve always been a creative person, most of my free time since I was a … Continue reading Cat’s Curiosity Shop – Highlighted Business in October
At The Diamond Initiative we love hearing about your Diamond Moments! Shéannan Lyons is one of our Rough Diamond Members and has achieved a lot in the past few months and we are really excited to share her achievements with you! This is my first ever attempt at writing a blog so if it’s a … Continue reading I Made My Idea A Reality!
When asked to write a blog post for the Diamond Initiative after speaking about self-worth at their last event, I had no idea where to start or what to focus on. My industry is unusual to say the least, as an international circus performer and events manager, convincing others I am a serious business woman … Continue reading Unhealthy Vs Healthy Comparison – Eve Elle
Written by Robyn MacMillan I consume books frequently, as i honestly believe in the mantra that knowledge is power. From Self-Improvement, to processes, business rhetorics are generally heavy, but this book promotes a feeling of being in control and its positive effects on your life. The author, Gabrielle Bernstein, shows her life lessons and new … Continue reading The Universe Has Your Back