LBN Members Blog

Part of what makes LBN special is that, as Women in Business, we come together to share our expertise and knowledge with each other in a friendly and supportive environment. To extend this facilitiy beyond our meetings we have introduced the LBN Members Blog.

 

Every LBN Member has the opportunity to write for the LBN Members Blog on business and topics that you believe would be of interest to LBN Members. If you have an article to be submitted please contact enquiries@lbn.org.uk

Getting to grips with Instagram with Grace Scott

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At April 28, 2021

  DEFINING INSTAGRAM ‘Instagram is a free social media platform for sharing photos and videos. The app allows users to upload media […]

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5 tips to de-clutter and organise your wardrobe

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At February 3, 2021

  Hi my name is Carole Greenland from Wardrobe Wake-Up, and my aim is to help my clients make the most of […]

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doTERRA Essential Oils and how to use them

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At January 6, 2021

Thank you to everyone who come to the LBN Christmas Zoom Party where we made delicious healthy chocolates using essential oils. As […]

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Financial Planning

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At November 20, 2020

Financial Planning is something many of us don’t think about. More often than not, it is assigned to the ‘do later pile’ […]

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Using LinkedIn to attract new customers

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At June 30, 2020

LinkedIn is the biggest business database in the world. We should use it like one giant networking event. It has the highest […]

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Social Media Marketing Tips

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At June 26, 2020

In April 2020 Nicky Pattinson spoke to LBN Members on Social Media Marketing Tips. She tailored the talk to cover the global pandemic […]

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How to get ready for Making Tax Digital

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At March 2, 2020

What is Making Tax Digital?  In a nutshell Making Tax Digital (MTD) means all financial transactions are recorded electronically keeping your accounts […]

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Behind the scenes of a brand shoot

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At February 5, 2020

LBN Members recently had a professional brand shoot taster with Mindy Coe. See are Mindy’s top tips when it comes to brand […]

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The HOW Skill Set

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At November 25, 2019

What is the HOW Skill Set? The HOW skill set are the tools that enable you to make change happen. From the […]

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How to say “NO” to Job Requests and Demands from others

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At October 24, 2019

  Last week Deborah Clark & Angela Favell gave us a funny and insightful talk on Time Management (see summary here) They finished […]

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Time Management

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At October 24, 2019

  Time is our most precious commodity; unlike money or possessions, if we lose it, there’s no hope of getting it back. […]

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10 ‘Give it 10’ Tips to Supercharge Your Day

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At September 23, 2019

10 ‘Give it 10’  Tips to Supercharge Your Day   So, how many plates are you spinning? Mum, Partner, Cleaner, Cook, Sister, Carer, […]

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Delving Deeper into Instagram Marketing

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At June 28, 2019

Create engaging content for your audience   Following on from our talk at LBN last week here are Grace and Claire’s top […]

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Presenting You and Your Business with Confidence

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At April 25, 2019

Presenting You and Your Business with Confidence   Why does it matter how confident we seem? As clients and customers, when choosing […]

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Business Trouble Shooting

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At April 1, 2019

We all face problems at work, and more often than not they are problems shared by everyone around us. LBN ran a […]

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Create Your Best Year Yet!

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At January 23, 2019

Create your best year yet! Zoë Dawes asks 10 questions to help with visioning for the New Year.

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Pain Education with Jo Lade

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At December 11, 2018

Hi, I’m Jo Lade, and my first love is my massage practice – REflex Orthopaedic Massage which I have run in Cumbria […]

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Ask the Expert with Joanne Withers

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At November 29, 2018

Help… My Business is not Instagramable! by Joanne Withers of Joanne Withers Photography   I come across many people who say that […]

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Ask the Expert with Carole Greenland

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At November 20, 2018

  Ask the Expert with Carole Greenland from Wardrobe Wake-Up.   Carole Greenland is a Stylist and Wardrobe Expert. With her professional […]

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Ask the Expert with Claire Steele

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At November 15, 2018

  Social Media Image Sizes 2018 for Small Businesses by Claire Steele of Lil’ Creative Studio  Last updated – November 2018   […]

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Ask the Expert with Karen Bentley-Brown

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At November 12, 2018

  Karen Bentley-Brown is an Ethical Business Development Consultant and is passionate about helping people to grow good business. For twenty years she […]

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Defining your ideal client

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At October 19, 2017

Regardless of whether we’re selling a product or a service we’re probably all aware that it’s important to know who it is […]

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5 ways to make your working week more productive

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At September 13, 2017

5 ways to make your working week more productive I don’t know about you but the past few weeks have lacked structure. […]

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TigerLily Trust – Winner of Fundraiser of the Year at the Your Health Heroes Awards 2016

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At April 12, 2016

  Val Isherwood founder of local charity Tigerlily Trust was overjoyed to be awarded Fundraiser of the Year at the Your Health […]

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Administration – fight the pile

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At February 5, 2016

Administration – not the most fascinating of subjects, but an important part of any business (or household for that matter). Never fear, […]

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Communicating with confidence by Sally Seed

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At October 2, 2015

Confident communication was always going to be a broad subject for the first LBN session of the Autumn and it became quite […]

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Why I joined LBN by Emma McColm

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At February 12, 2015

  I‘ve always known I’d move to Cumbria and away from the flatlands of Crosby, Liverpool. I remember looking at household average […]

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The Power of Silent Coaching

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At July 24, 2014

At a recent networking event I led a group through a silent coaching exercise.  Many found it useful, and I was asked […]

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The sweet smell of home

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At June 3, 2014

The sense of smell is truly an amazing thing. I have a very sensitive sense of smell, indeed I can’t walk through […]

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Overcoming the fear of failure – and success!

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At May 19, 2014

Sitting in the LBN committee meeting last week, we were all discussing possible changes to the website when our new Chair, Diane, […]

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Looking back – Looking forward

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At April 29, 2013

A review of LBN 2012 – 2013 from Co-Chairs Beth Curl and Zoë Dawes Thank you to everyone who came to our LBN  […]

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Help make our conference a success

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At February 15, 2012

We need you all to buy your tickets and help spread the word about our one day conference Get Set and Grow […]

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Welcome to the very first LBN Blog!!

By Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network At February 15, 2012

Back in 2007 when I became chair of LBN for the first time, my mission then was to get the network onto […]

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Help us share knowledge from Women in business!

Please send us your blog post to enquiries@lbn.org.uk. It can be about any subject as long as it is will be of interest to LBN Members. We look forward to hearing from you!