Why I Created Personal Branding Bootcamp For You (Plus, a Special Discount)

Almost everything awesome that has happened to me in the past five years is a direct result of my blog and social media presence. A direct result of my personal brand. These are just a handful of the wonderful things I’ve welcomed into my life solely because I made the decision to put myself out […]

Boost Your Brand: 15 Ideas to Use Your Current Platform to Find New Opportunities

If you have a blog, guess what? You have a brand. You ARE a brand. Even if you’ve only been blogging for a little while or don’t feel you have much pull or influence, since you’ve already created a brand, there are SO many ways you can leverage your current platform to find new and […]

Hustle Hard: It All Comes Down to Personal Branding

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of speaking to one of my absolute favorite groups at my alma mater, Temple University. I was invited to keynote at Temple PRSSA’s annual TU Invitational, a day-long conference for public relations students in the Philadelphia area. My session was called “Hustle Hard: Promoting Yourself & Your Business.” The […]

How (Strategically) Working For Free Helped Build My Brand and Career

Last week, popular writing website, The Write Life, published a post I wrote about three times working for free can help your freelance writing career. Things got heated in the comments. Then I asked my Twitter community what they thought- and things got a bit heated there, too. No doubt, working for free is a controversial […]

The Get Gutsy Annual Review: Highlights from 2015

Happy New Year! 2016 is here, but before we jump in with full force, it’s time for some much-needed year-end reflection. In July I completed my mid-year check-in and now with the arrival of the new year  it’s time for a full-on Get Gutsy annual review. Every year, I detail my top highlights from the year […]

The Get Gutsy Annual Review: Top 10 Highlights from 2014, Lessons Learned and How I Really Felt Throughout The Year

Before we say hello to 2015, it’s time for some much-needed year-end reflection. In July I completed my first-ever personal mid-year check-in and now with the arrival of the new year later this week, it’s time for a full-on Get Gutsy annual review. Every year, I detail my top highlights from the year (see 2012 here […]

Want To Be A Better Friend and Networker? You Need To Check Out These 3 Tools

One of my major goals for 2015 is to be more thoughtful, intentional and up-to-date when it comes to staying in touch with the people I love and respect. It sounds super simple, but in a busy world where we’re all so focused on our own goals and paths, it’s not always easy to remember […]