Ditch the Elevator Pitch for a Social Selling Personal Brand

Physical networking is a necessity for a personal brand. This blog post presents an alternative to the traditional elevator pitch: a social selling un-pitch.

Is Social Media Your Drug?

Social media use is ubiquitous. And, excessive use of social media can negatively affect your personal brand, job search, and career. This blog post helps determine if your use of social media may be a problem and offers suggestions for improvement.

A Personal Branding Strategist Walked Into That Same Bar

Personal branding requires networking, both physical networking and social media networking. This is a story of their convergence and the essential role of LinkedIn.   You can learn a lot in a bar.   In a bar there is always someone willing to talk and teach you a few things about life, perhaps even about […]

3 Personal Brand Killing Habits to Unlearn Now

Personal brand killing habits learned in college can delay a young professional’s job and career future. This blog post addresses three habits that need unlearning before irreparably damaging a job applicant or an employee’s personal brand in the eyes of important career stakeholders. College is a time for independence.  College is a time for fun. […]

Breaking Bad Social Media Behaviors Not Safe For Personal Branding

The use of social media has become a daily part of our lives at work and at play. As your social sharing moves from private to public media, precautions are needed to protect your personal brand, job search, and career.  With social media it is easy to jump in feet first without using your head. […]