If you wake up everyday thinking you are going to be discovered, you’re not.

Dependencies. Sometimes your career progression, and many other things in your life, can be about understanding the dependencies. As I coach and mentor young talent, I find that the toolkit and brand, as well as the lack of focus on the dependencies, are some of the biggest obstacles to career progression. In some cases, even starting … More If you wake up everyday thinking you are going to be discovered, you’re not.

2017 Is Already Over And Half Of You Will Be Changing Jobs. Truth.

It’s the end of the 1st Quarter, that bewitching time of the year when companies find themselves on budget and on track or they find themselves off their forecasted trajectory. It’s at this point that the entire year can be made or lost because it’s very hard to recover from a slow start. The strong … More 2017 Is Already Over And Half Of You Will Be Changing Jobs. Truth.

Experience Is Simply The Name We Give Our Mistakes (and we all make mistakes)

….. this #WednesdayWisdom quote is from Oscar Wilde, famous 19th Centurt playwright. We all have ‘experiences’ in both our personal and professional lives and what we do with, how we catalog them and learn from them, is largely what differentiates us. It’s not the mistakes that defines us, it’s the resulting course correction. On this … More Experience Is Simply The Name We Give Our Mistakes (and we all make mistakes)

Breaking: They’re Just Not That Into You!

Well, your “Klout” might be tied to just how SOCIAL you are across your personal branding efforts, specifically your social media outlets. Frequently it’s the interaction, the social exchange, that gets overlooked by even the most brand conscious media pro’s. It’s important to manage ALL of your multimedia outlets. Why spend hours a week in a make-up chair only to … More Breaking: They’re Just Not That Into You!

Personal Branding Has No Finish Line But This Is Where It Starts!

Early Saturday mornings are a great time and place to think about designing, developing, and building your personal brand. This morning I’m writing the next article in a series of personal branding strategies for young and mid-market multimedia talent. This is where it happens! In the meantime, the following the best practices I’ve recently assembled … More Personal Branding Has No Finish Line But This Is Where It Starts!