CEO & Founder Of PhotoPad for Business. A leader and passionate about the start-up community, Serves as Director, Seattle Founder Institute, Mentor, Coach and organizer to Startup Weekend, Expert Panelist and speaker on Entrepreneurship, Invited to the White House Digital Tech summit and served on Delegation for Vancouver First Startup Week and panelist for Bridging the Gap between Seattle and Vancouver, as well as, seeks ways to help entrepreneurs connect with one another and provides resources to assure success.
Diane is a Thought leader and advocate for Women Entrepreneurs and empower them to pursue their startups serving as advisers to start-ups, Board of Directors to Women In Wireless and Women in Tech. Passionate to give back to the community in the philanthropy sector, serving on the Board of Trustee for a non-profit Olive Crest. 2015 Women in Business Award, 2012 Mom of the Year Business Award and 2012 Ambassador to the Children Community Award.
The one thing you can do to break the male-dominated tech paradigm 4:18
Why persistence is the key for women to get ahead 4:52
The one thing you need to accelerate your success 7:09
Every time we reach a milestone that's a success, and that's what we need to look at 9:00
One of my biggest mistakes early on 21:07
Success is what you show
Fear is always going to be a baseline when you are doing your own company and investing your own money and you’re looking at a big audacious goal and people around you are telling you that you're crazy and that's is fear in itself
I try to separate the noise from reality
Briana is an entrepreneur of over 10 years, having begun her first business while in college in the digital marketing space. Now owning 3 companies marrying Marketing & Mindfulness to create a new space in the marketplace.
A story of perseverance, never compromising my core values, continuing to push on in a male-dominated area in a new industry at 23 years old, finding how to partner with the right people, surround myself with the right support system and team, learning to find solutions amid problems of every kind and never giving up. Always encouraging and empowering others to gain success. Never give up on your dream. If you work hard and keep moving forward every day you will be a success.
I had to learn how to sell in that environment (male-dominated area) to grow my business 4:16
My body said it had enough 13:10
I realized at that point as a business owner that we don't have to kill ourselves to run a successful business 13:47
I studied a lot of types and forms of meditation and began to put together a 3-step process 18:10
"I had to learn how to get a backbone and stand up for myself" "Right before you go to bed you don't want to flood your mind with negative information"
How to handle motherhood and still live big brave life in your business or career 11:17
Gender has no power 17:42
How daily rituals will catapult you to success 25:30
“Courage is a muscle”
“If all you do what is comfortable you’ll never do what you’re capable of”
Baily Hancock is a Collaboration Consultant who empowers female entrepreneurs to amplify their influence + gain credibility through collaboration to grow their business.
I hadn't been listening to my intuition that perhaps this path wasn't right for me. 3:49
Once I was able to build that local community I was able to figure out that I was over waiting tables and my life was meant for more than this 7:57
More and more female entrepreneurs understand collaboration 20:19
You can amplify and grow your business 26:22
"Nothing is forever good or bad"