Personal Branding

Chicken and Pickle: Their Rise

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Branding / June 22, 2022
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It’s not always that you get to see a business idea taking over the world by storm. There’s a reason that the entrepreneur world has limited success stories. But some manage to make people sit up and take notice. The rise of Chicken And Pickle is one such story. With Chicken N Pickle, Dave Johnson proved to the world that once he sets his mind on something, there’s…

How to Gain the Experience of a Senior Level Executive Without Being One

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / June 21, 2022

One of the biggest misconceptions of how you are going to develop the skills of a senior executive is by climbing the corporate ladder. Climbing the corporate ladder is one of the most inefficient and time consuming ways to gain the skills of a senior level executive. It’s a long road and standing out among the masses is tough. Even if you are in the process of getting…

“NetCRED”….. How Much BLING Do You REALLY Have?

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / June 12, 2022

Did you know that spammers are the real pioneers of social media?  I am serious – they really are. They were here way before all of our favorite social media platforms!  These “spammers” build huge connection lists and then send out their “status updates.” Today, I received 89 emails from “fling,” “free-viagra-before-buying,” “horny-matches,” requesting that I indulge in their friendly request to “learn how to create a lifetime of…

Do You Have These Executive Presentation Skills?

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship Personal Branding / June 10, 2022

Having the right executive presentation skills is imperative to get your message across. Not just anyone can get up in front of other people and hold a presentation that holds the interest of the attendees. Thankfully, there are several things that you can do to improve your executive presentation skills. Listening Skills As a leader, you will want to be able to listen productively. Not listening productively will…

How to Handle Corporate Layoff

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / June 6, 2022

By Crystal Brown-Tatum CEO/President of Crystal Clear Communications I’ll be the first to say that I never set out to be an entrepreneur. It was through a series of negative and sometimes painful work experiences followed by a devastating corporate layoff that I decided to take a huge leap of faith and venture out on my own. This is my story of how to handle corporate layoff. Graduated…

When Unemployed, Do This

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / June 4, 2022
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When unemployed, do not worry too much. Learn what to do instead. What do Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt all have in common?  Aside from the obvious characteristics that all three are extremely successful and wealthy, they were also all born in 1955.  Around the time of the personal computer revolution, they were all young and deciding their long-term career paths.  It was the time in…

What Are Some Ways You Can Build Your Personal Brand

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / June 1, 2022
what are some ways you can build your personal brand

What can you do to differentiate yourself from others? What are some ways you can build your personal brand? No matter what career path you choose your best asset should always be YOU. While most people tend to focus on the things they want out of life and how to quickly climb the ladder to achieve those goals, many don’t take the time to evaluate their skill sets…

5 Differences Between Solopreneurs and Entrepreneurs

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Branding / May 27, 2022
Differences between Solopreneurs and Entrepreneurs

At first glance, the two terms might seem interchangeable, but some key differences exist that you need to know if you want to pursue the path of solopreneur or entrepreneur. Solopreneurs fill most of the roles in their business, including product development, accounting, financing, marketing, etc. Entrepreneurs outsource most tasks and may need investors to bring their ideas to life. So who are you out of these two?…