Yesterday I had an amazing day. It started off with waking up in a panic at all the snow (again) to seeing the snow be washed away and carrying on with my awesome day! After the initial panic, I had a meeting with my mentor with is always an excellent, thought provoking experience. I am … Continue reading The Importance of Support
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
International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Since the early 1900's we have been celebrating IWD and using it as a call for gender parity. Many organizations declare an annual IWD theme that supports their specific agenda or cause, and some of these … Continue reading International Women’s Day Derby
This week I felt the need to be re-inspired. Sometimes we work so much that we lose sight of what we’re trying to achieve and end up feeling low and run down. So, at the beginning of the week, I actually took a day off! I know right!? (Read the blog post before this!) I … Continue reading Take an Inspired Break.
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
As earlier this week I posted a blog on my irrational self-doubt over the weekend, I wanted to share with you a time when I really believed in myself to show you it can be done! The main one that sticks to mind is when I was setting up my first business, Roseanna Croft Jewellery. … Continue reading A Time I Believed in Myself: Roseanna Croft
It’s funny, this weekend I was thinking about blog topics I could write around self-doubt and a time where I let self-doubt get the better of me, without realising what I was doing. Whilst I was thinking about all of this, I was also thinking ‘I don’t want to take part in the trail series … Continue reading My Irrational Self-Doubts This Weekend.
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
By Jenny Ryan | www.womenrockingbusiness.co.uk Including photographs of yourself on your website and on social media is a really important part of marketing and helps your audience connect with you and your brand on a more personal level. Up until now, I expect that you might have been using selfies, or that old photo taken at … Continue reading Why would I need a professional headshot?
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!