personal branding

Funny Faces: Don’t Get Them When Meeting New People

by / ⠀Blog Career Advice / June 1, 2022
Man with glasses standing behind a painting

This article will discuss how to not get funny faces when meeting someone new. Become instantly memorable with new connections and stand out as yourself. Here is the story. The Story Last Summer I surveyed my Idea Lemon audience the following question, When you ask to meet someone for the first time (this could be a professional connection, a friendly encounter, or even a date) what do you…

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…

How To Become A Professional Copywriter

by / ⠀Startup Advice / May 13, 2022
professional copywriter

Copywriters conduct research, write and plan written content (also known as copy) with the purpose of promoting a client’s products and services. Blog posts, slogans, ads, sales letters, speeches, emails, scripts, and website copy are all examples of this type of material. Copywriters have excellent written communication skills, conduct considerable research on the subject to be communicated, and frequently follow style guides to meet the advertising brief and…

Doing Well by Doing Good!

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 26, 2022

There’s a reason why the most successful CEOs and entertainers and rising corporate stars all have charitable commitments.  When you consider how much help you really need to make your biggest dreams a reality, doesn’t it make sense that they’d start thinking about what they can do for others?  Even the most cynical corporate types know that they’ve been truly blessed. What does this matter to you? Well,…

Five Ways an MBA Prepares You for an Executive Career

by / ⠀Career Advice / January 14, 2022
It's no secret that getting an MBA can aid you in achieving your career goals and enhance your earnings now and in the future.

It’s no secret that getting an MBA can aid you in achieving your career goals and enhance your earnings now and in the future. According to the Graduate Management Admissions Council’s 2016 Alumni Perspectives Study, about 92 percent of MBA graduates were employed, nearly 20 percent working in executive-level positions. MBA programs educate students for professional success in a variety of ways. The CEO ladder begins with an…

Why Brands Should Podcast: 10 Reasons to Start Prioritizing Them This Year

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Finding Customers Personal Branding Podcast / June 21, 2021
Wondering why everyone has been talking about podcasts lately? It's because they’re the next big thing. Brands need to dive in to the fray.

Wondering why everyone has been talking about podcasts lately? It’s because they’re the next big thing. Podcasts are becoming the place where people go for information, to be entertained, and to unwind. If you’re interested in how you can leverage podcasts for your brand, keep reading. Podcasts have dramatically increased in popularity over the past couple of years. There are over 700,000 active podcasts, 29 million episodes, available…

3 Ways To Use Feedback Loops To Improve Your Performance

by / ⠀Blog Career Advice / April 18, 2016
giving a ted talk about mind over matter

In the hustle of building a business, launching a side gig, or climbing the ranks at your company, it’s easy to compare yourself to others. “I’m not making as much as them” “They have a thousand more followers than me” “I’m not nearly as qualified as that person” These mindsets lead to self-doubt, but a lot of self-doubt stems from a deeper-rooted competition. A competition with ourselves. Someone…

How To Shake Boredom & Become The Smartest Person At Your Company

by / ⠀Blog Career Advice / April 11, 2016
shake boredom

If you’re reading this right now, and it’s during the work day, there’s a preeeetttyy good chance it’s because you’re bored and searching for distractions. You know the boredom feeling well–You’re mindlessly scrolling Facebook on your phone, and then you open a new browser tab and type in “Facebook” only to realize you’re accessing Facebook in two places at the same time! It wasn’t always like this, though.…

How To Become A Leader If You Struggle With Perfectionism

by / ⠀Blog Career Advice / March 28, 2016
perfectionist cutting grass with scissors

I had a conversation with a friend recently about her career. She’s in a situation where she knows she has a ton of qualities that would make her a great leader at her company. The problem is, she’s a perfectionist, and this holds her back from ever voicing her ideas. This creates a fear of failure, and therefore she doesn’t strike while the iron’s hot. Does this sound…