5 signs you’re not cut out for PR

Originally posted on PRDaily in March 2013 then Dec 2013 at PRDaily.com. Written by Scott Signore.  While my firm is incredibly fortunate to employ some of the very best PR and social media practitioners, we’ve also had a number of staff members who simply weren’t cut out for our business. Sure, they were good, hard-working people,…

Inspirational Quote: December

The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight but no vision. Helen Keller It is very easy to get in the hustle and bustle of life, but we cannot forget to still be reaching for our goals and surpassing our expectations. This is where it is important to not only keep…

5 Unexpected Ways To Build Your Personal Brand

Originally posted on December 10, 2013 by William Arruda onForbes.com Sometimes, effective personal branding requires nixing conventional wisdom. Here are five tips to help you increase your visibility, influence and success. 1. Be Lazy. One misconception about personal branding is that you need to constantly create new content to build your brand. For the overworked,…

Fly Like an Eagle

The 1997 endorsement deal between “His Airness,” Michael Jordan and Nike created the subsidiary company Air Jordan. Air Jordan has come to be known as one of the most well-known names in athletic shoe and athletic wear. Every release or re-release of a Jordan shoe has “sneaker lovers”, “basketball players” and “MJ fans” alike waiting…

Inspirational Quote: November

Whenever I feel bad, I use the feeling to motivate me to work harder. I only allow myself one day to feel sorry for myself. Beyonce I believe that adopting Beyonce’s attitude towards moving forward when the going gets tough is important. I  live a better life than this mega-star being that the world isn’t watching…

10 Qualities Every Leader of The Future Needs to Have

Originally posted October 29, 2013 by Martin Zwilling on http://www.entrepreneur.com The reigning theory in business has long been that “alpha” leaders make the best entrepreneurs. These are aggressive, results-driven achievers who assert control and insist on a hierarchical organizational model. Yet I am seeing increasing success from “beta” startup cultures where the emphasis is on collaboration, curation and communication. Some…

Inspirational Quote: October

You stop being average the day you decide to become a Champion, because the average person won’t make that decision. Tom Hopkins I, Arielle M Dixon, am committed to making mistakes because I know that the lessons learned will put me on the road to greatness.  Armed with a goal and the drive to persevere…

Miley Cyrus Inc.’s Branding Tips

Originally posted October 28, 2013 by @DanSanker, President & CEO of CaseStack Inc. While talking heads are still busy squawking about Miley Cyrus’ wild MTV Video Music Awards performance of Sunday night, the celebrity is moving on. Cyrus’s performance was, in some ways, one of the most graphic and raunchy performances ever aired on MTV –…

Quoting @superkei2k – 3 steps to a better you

A friend of mine (@superkei2k) today posted three thoughts that were ruminating his mind this week and I wanted to share: [1] Credibility is built through consistency. [2] Truth leads to trust. [3] Calm is contagious.

Inspirational Quote: August

The most difficult thing– but and essential one– is to love Life, to love it even while one suffers, because Life is all. Life is God, and to love Life means to love God. Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

15 Things Happy People Don’t Do

Originally posed at EliteDaily ASHLEY FERN • JUL 29, 10:34AM Happiness: something everyone hopes to achieve in his or her lifetime. Such a simple concept, yet many have trouble realizing how to obtain it. Sometimes we unintentionally create our own obstacles that prevent us from achieving this goal. It is ever so important to realize the ways…