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
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!
Our theme for The Diamond Initiative this month, is making sure you value your products and services. This was touched on in August when our theme was Self Worth but this month we want to go a little deeper. So, what will we cover? Pricing your products and services. Discount of your products and services. … Continue reading Valuing Your Products and Services in Business.
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
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