We are kicking off Business Book Club this March with Be Brilliant Every day by Andy Cope and Andy Whittaker. The Blurb: "Modern life is relentless. Your weeks are zipping by in a blur and your weekends provide an all–too–brief respite before you plunge headlong into the next manic episode of your life. The result? … Continue reading Business Book Club – Be Brilliant Everyday
Another Algorithm change? Another Change in trend in viewing? So, is it all worth it? The latest Facebook Algorithm change, coupled with an Instagram blip in reach has a lot of small business owners pulling their hair out and questioning is it all worth it? What if I told you that each algorithm change is … Continue reading Is Social Media Still Relevant?
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…
So, you may already be rolling your eyes and shaking your head at the title of this article, but I once had that same reaction to positive mindset and its web of intricacies. I never realised the power that positivity can have on your business, personal life and overall outlook to everything that you experience. … Continue reading Positive Thinking = Positive Outcome
January is often a trying time for most people, let alone small businesses! In the aftermath of Christmas we often experience a variety of negative feelings. We can feel sluggish form eating and drinking too much. And if today is anything to go by it is generally to grey and miserable to get out and … Continue reading Combat Blue Monday by Keeping a Positive Mindset and Your Mind Focused
The Best Is Yet To Come – January 2018 Event What a cracking start to the year! It could not have gone better! So our first event of the year was all about getting ready for 2018. We had Jenny Ryan, of Women Rocking Business, taking professional headshots – what a great job she did! … Continue reading The Best is Yet to Come – January 2018 Event Review
The Diamond Initiative recently had the opportunity of hiring interns to support us with our December event! It was an eye opening and amazing experience, and we would like to share with you their stories. Here is Charlotte's account of her time and experience with The Diamond Initiative... "When I applied for a Social Media … Continue reading The Expert In Anything, Was Once A Beginner
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