Few endeavours inspire me more than entrepreneurship. The idea of jumping off the safe road to start something meaningful, useful, and real just sounds so cool. As we move through the 21st century, entrepreneurship is gradually becoming the new normal. With the emergence of technology and social media, creative thinkers have more room than ever … Continue reading The Power of Entrepreneurial Thinking
“You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." - Wayne Gretzky, highest scoring hockey player of all time. If you know people, you have a network. And that network has a ton of value. Nearly every job I've ever received has been through a connection, including the one that launched my career in the insurance industry. I've helped dozens of … Continue reading Three Sure-Fire Ways to Leverage Your Network to the Max
What do you do? What have you done? Why should I care? These are important career and brand-building questions that you should ask yourself constantly, and answering them from a place of honesty can help you really stand out. Too often people answer the question, "What do you do?" with a description of what they do … Continue reading Be Memorable by Being You: How to Speak Your Truth
Think about your favourite brand. Don't tell me you don't have one. If you are a consumer, there is a brand that you love. Some examples of really strong brands are David's Tea, lululemon athletica, Urban Outfitters, Starbucks, Crocs. People can also be brands. For example Beyoncé, the Kardashians, Kate Middleton, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Dominic Monaghan, Steven Colbert... the list … Continue reading What on Earth is Personal Branding?