Personal Branding Is About Fun

It’s in our human nature (for most people) to enjoy fun things. Fun should not be limited to a few hours on the weekend. We must find a way to enjoy every aspect of life (even work!). This doesn’t mean to force smiles and giggles at a funeral. That can just be creepy. I’m referring …

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6 Resources for Self-Branding Success

There are hundreds of self-help books on the shelves for you to read. Some good, some not-so-good. In a way, this piece is just another addition to the world’s library of text that tells you how you can better yourself. I’m just here to help. I’m not approaching this subject as a guru. I’m a …

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13 Crucial Personal Branding Tips

Personal Branding Tips from Atlanta’s Top Branding Experts Oh, so you don’t need personal branding tips? First, if you don’t think you have a brand, you’re severely mistaken. It doesn’t matter if you’re Barack Obama, Barry O’Connor or Bianca McDonald. You have a brand that’s talked about, judged, tested, measured and documented every day. Stay-at-home …

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19 Tips for Battling Distraction

Want to efficiently move through your day and check things off your task list? Don’t depend on will power to battle distraction. We will all lose the battle of will. The trick is to put ourselves in the position to not encounter potential distractions. Distractions are more easily avoided when we have a plan for …

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How to Attract Talent

Have you ever heard a business owner say this, “There are no good people out there to hire anymore. No one has good work ethic these days”? I have… countless times. I can’t relate though. Maybe I’m lucky to have always been around motivated individuals. I doubt luck has anything to do with it though. …

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The Networker's Guide to Tweeting

Tweeting for networking is a mandatory to-do in today’s hyper-connected world. Here are some tips for networking on Twitter. Don’t close the door Jennifer Kane wrote an excellent blog post at the {Grow} blog about this topic. She writes: In social media, you are much more than the wait staff at your brand’s content buffet …

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Use Your Words | Writing Tips

This morning my wife told our four-year-old daughter, “use your words.” We want our daughter to express her feelings verbally instead of defaulting to angry tactics. I was hit with a little bit of writer’s block until I remembered those words. Today, I’m writing about using your words for finding your writing voice. Pull from …

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Myelin and Social Media: Involvement and Analogy

According to Wikipedia, myelin is a dielectric (electrically insulating) material that forms a layer, the myelin sheath, usually around only the axon of a neuron. It is essential for the proper functioning of the nervous system.” Myelin is crucial for nerve connection and communication within the nervous system. It ensures optimum conduction of signals along …

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