Self belief is hard. You're constantly at war with that tiny voice in your head that tells you, ' You can't do this ! ' or ' What if it doesn't work?! ' and the thing with self belief is, you have to believe that little voice is talking crap! Even if sometimes it's the … Continue reading Self Belief is Hard (but you can do it!) by Josie Hardaker
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?
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 we are celebrating Christmas with our celebrate women in business event on the 15th of December at the Orange Tree in Derby! So we thought we would delve into the minds and world of our speakers to give you more insight into why we chose them for our event. Andy Cope … Continue reading Let’s Explore Our Speakers!
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!
I left this meeting with a huge to do list! Did you? Roseanna Once again, our meeting on Thursday was brilliant! We had a fantastic speaker in Chris Gibson, co-founder of Kitbag.com and current owner of Evolve retail. He gave some invaluable advice on eCommerce and I think we have all since altered our websites … Continue reading September Meeting 2017 – Lets Explore E-Commerce
The owner of the highlighted business of the month of September, Charlotte Snape, has written us a guest blog! The Big Issue – Is It Worth Getting a Uni Degree? Young people are in a bit of a mess right now. We’re taken merrily (or in some cases not so merrily) along the education conveyor … Continue reading Business awareness and young people
Sell The Problem You Solve, Not The Product You Sell.. The Diamond Initiative Have you ever delved into the business ideas of e-commerce and what it means to your business? If not, you should. E-commerce is the process of buying and transacting online, businesses such as Ebay, Amazon and more recently Etsy have really … Continue reading What Does E-commerce Mean To You?
Written by Roseanna Glamnation Radio with Ali Brown - Episode 122, ‘High-End Networking Secrets’ So, I’m always on the lookout for interesting podcasts and I’ll be honest, I nearly skipped past this one because of the name… I’m so glad I didn’t and I’m sorry I judged! Ali Brown is a business coach based in … Continue reading High-End Networking Secrets…
How many of you have been approached and asked by an ‘influencer’ for a freebie? Or even worse, been asked to pay to join a scheme to give your products away? This week, I had an email from a company called For Bloggers Only. They told me their influencers were in love with my brand … Continue reading I’ve Been Asked To Pay To Give My Brand Away…