Branding, Inspiration, Personal Branding, Personal Journey

The Four Pillars of Personal Branding

They say you can't go "home" again; I say that's dead wrong. On March 21, I went back to a place I called home for my college days, Temple University. Walking around the campus, which has changed by leaps and bounds since I was there, brought back lots of great memories and emotions. The reason… Continue reading The Four Pillars of Personal Branding

Inspiration, Marketing, Personal Branding, Public Relations

The Grad School Debate

For years, we've heard the steady drumbeat of those that say it's imperative to get your Master's Degree if you want to move up in the public relations or marketing field. There are also many that disagree, saying it's not at all necessary. I disagree with both schools of thought. It's not imperative, but it's… Continue reading The Grad School Debate

Hot Topic, Marketing, Personal Branding

Generation Labels: Limiting or Limitless?

On Oct. 21, I posed this question on Twitter:     I've been thinking a lot about the labels that are placed on generations. I don't hear much about the tags on Generation Y or Generation X, and when I did, it wasn't hammered home like the Millennial label is now. I accept the Millennial tag,… Continue reading Generation Labels: Limiting or Limitless?

Personal Branding, Public Relations, The JourneyCast

The JourneyCast Podcast: Jessica Lawlor

The JourneyCast Podcast is back and I'm thrilled to welcome my friend and fellow Temple University graduate, Jessica Lawlor. It's no surprise that Jessica has become one of the more respected pros in our industry because of her drive, honesty, and work ethic. If that's not enough, she's also the driving force behind the "Get… Continue reading The JourneyCast Podcast: Jessica Lawlor

Blog Series, Inspiration, Personal Branding

Develop Your Hustle

"Nobody's hustle is like anyone else's" - Robert Downey, Jr. I've been very open about how much of a fan I am of Robert Downey, Jr. He can act, sing, and he's pretty good with a crowd. He's also someone I derive inspiration from. A few months back, I watched Downey on "Off Camera with… Continue reading Develop Your Hustle

Personal Branding, The JourneyCast

The JourneyCast Podcast: Stephanie Wonderlin

When you hear the words "Twitter Powerhouse," you may think of a brand like Mercedes Benz or Starbucks. But, you'd be wrong. The Twitter Powerhouse we are referring to is Stephanie Wonderlin. Not only is Stephanie a passionate user of Twitter (@swonderlin), Facebook, and Instagram, she is also one of the savviest people on YouTube.… Continue reading The JourneyCast Podcast: Stephanie Wonderlin

Branding, Inspiration, Personal Branding, Public Relations

What I learned from Illinois State PRSSA

A few weeks ago, I was absolutely thrilled to visit the campus of Illinois State University and it's nationally recognized PRSSA chapter. The visit was part of "March Brandness," an extension of my CEO of You talks I've held via Skype and at various conferences. This talk wasn't something that was thrown together by ISU… Continue reading What I learned from Illinois State PRSSA

Branding, Hot Topic, Personal Branding

Personal Branding: One Twitter Account is Enough

One of the more popular questions I get during my CEO of You personal branding talks is: "Should I have separate Twitter accounts for personal and professional?" It's a great question because there are so many opinions on this. There's the camp that states it is absolutely necessary to have both because you do not… Continue reading Personal Branding: One Twitter Account is Enough

Guest Blog, Marketing, Personal Branding, Public Relations

Guest Post: A Mentor That’s a “Grand Slam”

[Jas' note: I first met Corinthea Harris via Twitter and noticed she was at Rowan University. We then chatted at last October's PRSSA National Conference in Philadelphia, Pa. It turned out we had something in common (aside from being from South Jersey): A great mentor.] After a whirlwind year – having three internships, trying my… Continue reading Guest Post: A Mentor That’s a “Grand Slam”