Have you bought into the whole social media craze? I think I have. Since you are reading this, you can attest that I have started. I have a Facebook page, a Linkedin account, I am on twitter, and I blog. I am a member of more sites than I can remember. As you can tell,
One of my good friends, Jeff Dunn, is looking for his next opportunity. After talking to Jeff about what was next, I thought back to several posts I wrote about branding yourself. While the concept of branding yourself seems to be out of vogue right now, I believe you need to still consider how you
A few weeks ago, I told you about a good how to book on branding yourself: “Branding Yourself: How To Use Social Media To Invent or Reinvent Yourself“. Assuming you bought the book, you probably jumped in with both feet by starting a blog, tweeting about what you had for breakfast, and connecting in Linkedin
I was having dinner at the Melting Pot with some friends on Saturday night when someone asked me “Do you write your blog because you love? Why do you do it?” I wasn’t sure how to respond. At the time, I mumbled that it helped me find my next engagement. As I thought back, I
Being from the Midwest, self-promotion is not something that is not in my vocabulary. In high school and college, you let your performance do the talking for you. Better to be humble. As I moved into my professional career, it was much the same. Build a good resume of increasing responsibilities, share it with recruiters,
I saw this article (click here) in the Inside Indiana Business site. Over the last few years, I have written about how we need to think about how our personal brand is important. You can click here to check them out. I recommend you get Kyle Lacy‘s book, Branding Yourself, if you want to find out more.
A few days ago, I got into a conversation with one of my co-workers when they encouraged me to get our company, Thrive HDS, out there by posting articles and links on LinkedIn. The discussion prompted me to consider whether I should focus on simply follow the pack and puke up all interesting stuff I read in
As I was watching Butler roll tonight, I realized that today is the one year anniversary of my departure from Experian. What an experience it has been. What have I learned? 1). Faith in yourself is an important attribute to have. 2). You can tell who your friends are by who calls the day after